Cristiano Ronaldo is one of the best footballers in the world.
The Portuguese striker, 36, is known for his determination to break records and win trophies.
And, with 84 goals previously in the top flight of English football, there is already speculation that he might be looking to top 100 as it appears. ready to return to Manchester United.
So how has Ronaldo’s career been so far?
Ronaldo only played one season for Sporting’s first team in Lisbon, Portugal, but he still made an impression.
Playing on the wing, he managed to score five goals – as well as six assists.
TO Manchester United, the then winger’s scoring record was slow to take off, but after six years he left after scoring 118 times in all competitions, having played 292 games.
Real Madrid are where Ronaldo honed his predatory instincts – scoring 450 goals in 438 games.
And in his three years at Juventus, he’s still hit the back of the net 101 times in 134 games.
In total, Ronaldo has scored 674 goals in 895 club appearances – as well as 229 assists.
Ronaldo himself probably has more trophies than many clubs.
He first tasted silverware when he was at Sporting – at the age of 17 he was part of the team that won the Portuguese Supercup.
It took Man Utd a year to win a trophy after arriving, but the teenager quickly added more and more medals to his collection.
He won three Premier Leagues, the FA Cup, two League Cups, two Community Shields and also the Club World Cup.
He also lifted his first Champions League with the Red Devils in 2008.
At Real Madrid, Ronaldo added four more Champions Leagues to his trophy cabinet, including three in a row between 2016 and 2018.
He has also won La Liga twice, two Spanish Cups, two Spanish Super Cups, three Club World Cups and the UEFA Super Cup three times.
There was more silverware to be won at Juventus – and Ronaldo won both the Italian Super Cup and the Serie A title in his debut season.
He then won both competitions again and won an Italian Cup.
In total, Ronaldo has won 33 trophies nationally.
Never the type to take no for an answer, Ronaldo took every failure as motivation for the next opportunity.
For nearly a decade, he and Lionel Messi fought for the Ballon d’Or, awarded to the best player in the world.
Ronaldo won in 2008, 2013, 2014, 2016 and 2017, while Messi won in 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2015 and 2019 – Luka Modric won in 2018.
Other personal accolades include the two-time FIFA Best Male Player award and the three-time UEFA Best Player in Europe award.
He has also won the National Player of the Year award twice at Man Utd, twice at Real Madrid and once at Juventus.
At Juventus, Ronaldo also won the Serie A Player of the Year award in 2019.
As a prolific striker, Ronaldo has been the top scorer in 16 different competitions at club level and won the Puskas award for best goal scored in 2009 for a long-term effort against Porto for United.
Ronaldo has always been devoted to his national team.
And although he hasn’t won as much as he has at club, his records for Portugal are still remarkable.
Now captain, he has scored 109 goals in 179 caps.
And he was the top scorer in three international tournaments.
Despite his injury in Portugal’s Euro 2016 victory, Ronaldo was lively on the sideline, prompting his nation to claim the trophy.
He was, however, on the pitch to lift the Nations League in 2019.
And to show how dominant he is, Ronaldo won the Portuguese Footballer of the Year award 10 out of 12 possible times between 2007 and 2018.