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Ronaldo overtakes Messi in unique goals tally

Salem Al Najdi of Al-Fateh drew level 12 minutes later, but Otavio emerged as the hero with a 72nd-minute winner, securing the win for the hosts.

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Ronaldo overtakes Messi in unique goals tally

Cristiano Ronaldo has outpaced his longtime rival Lionel Messi in non-penalty goals for club and country.

The Portuguese skipper showcased his prowess by opening the scoring within 17 minutes in Al-Nassr’s 2-1 victory against Al-Fateh in the Saudi Pro League.

Salem Al Najdi of Al-Fateh drew level 12 minutes later, but Otavio emerged as the hero with a 72nd-minute winner, securing the win for the hosts.

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The outcome places Al-Nassr four points behind the league leaders, Al-Hilal, who have a game in hand.Ronaldo’s goal in this game elevates his non-penalty goal tally to 715, surpassing Messi by one.

The 39-year-old football icon’s stellar performance continues to make waves, marking another milestone in his illustrious career.

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