Ronaldo scored and set up the other 3 goals in Man Utds convincing win over Aston Villa this weekend. He slotted in from a Ryan Giggs corner with a cheeky backheel from outside the 6 yard box.
He later assisted in the goal by Carlos Tevez and the 2 from Rooney.
Ronaldo notched his 25th premiership goal of the season yesterday in the 3-0 win over Liverpool. That makes it 34 in total for the season. Wes Brown and Ronaldo’s Portuguese team mate nani also scored in a game which saw Javier Mascherano sent off just before half time for two yellow cards.
Ronaldo’s goal was a simple header from a nani corner, in which he overpowered his marker to head in.
He picked up a slight knock, so will miss the Portugal vs. Greece game in mid-week.
Ronaldo took his total goal tally to 33 for the season in wednesday nights game against Bolton. He has now surpassed George Best’s record for goals in a season by a winger.
The second of Ronaldo’s goals came via a trademark free-kick, which dipped and swerved wildly to leave goalkeeper Ali Al-Habsi helpless.
When asked if he had a name for his free-kick style, he smiled: ”Rocket!
Ronaldo`s 75th minute goal against Derby earned them a crucial win and pushed them to the top of the premiership aboved Arsenal.
Ronaldo was a threat throughout the game and Wayne Rooney`s cross was met with a fine Volley to clench the win.
Cristiano Ronaldo last night hit his 30th goal of the season in the 1-0 win against lyon in the Champions League last night. He has scored 30 goals in his last 30 games, which is truly phenomenal.
He was not playing at his best, but still he provided the crucial win to propel Utd into the next stage of the Champions League. There is still a while to go before this season ends, so lets see just how many goals he can score…