I don’t look for records, they look for me: Cristiano Ronaldo after 700th goal

first_imgI don’t look for records, they look for me: Cristiano Ronaldo after 700th goalAfter reaching a career landmark on Monday by scoring his 700th career goal, Cristiano Ronaldo said that he don’t look for records, they look for me.advertisement Reuters KievOctober 15, 2019UPDATED: October 15, 2019 17:20 IST Portugal’s Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates after scoring his goal (AP Photo)HIGHLIGHTSCristiano Ronaldo is the all time leading scorer in the Champions League with 127 goalsRonaldo said that the defeat to Ukraine in a Euro 2020 qualifier took some of the shine off the achievementThe first five goals of Ronaldo career were scored for Portugal’s Sporting in 2002-03Cristiano Ronaldo has lost count of the number of records he has broken, the Portugal forward said after scoring the 700th goal of his career during a 2-1 defeat to Ukraine on Monday.”The records come naturally, I don’t look for them, the records look for me,” he told reporters after scoring his 95th goal for his country.”It’s not for anyone to reach this number and I thank everyone, team mates, colleagues, coaches and everyone who helped Cristiano become the player that he is.”However, Ronaldo said that the defeat to Ukraine in a Euro 2020 qualifier took some of the shine off the achievement.”It’s a nice moment in my career but there was a bitter taste because we didn’t win,” he said. “We played well, but we didn’t win. We did everything we could and we had plenty of chances.”Ronaldo is the all time leading scorer in the Champions League with 127 goals, holds the record for the most goals in a single Champions League season, is Real Madrid’s all time highest scorer and Portugal’s most capped player and record scorer.The first five goals of Ronaldo career were scored for Portugal’s Sporting in 2002-03.He then scored 118 goals in 232 appearances during six seasons with Manchester United and, remarkably, averaged over a goal a game for Real Madrid, scoring 450 in 438 appearances over the course of nine seasons.In just over one season with his current club Juventus, he notched a further 32 goals in 51 matches.advertisementDespite the defeat, Portugal remained second in Group G with 11 points from six games, one ahead of Serbia, and will qualify for Euro 2020 if they win their remaining matches, at home to Lithuania and away to Luxemburg.”We played too much with our hearts and not enough with our heads,” said coach Fernando Santos.Also Read | Bulgarian PM wants resignation of Football Union head after England match debacleAlso see:For sports news, updates, live scores and cricket fixtures, log on to indiatoday.in/sports. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for Sports news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted byNitin Kumar Tags :Follow Cristiano RonaldoFollow Euro 2020 qualifiers Nextlast_img read more

Province Presents Forestry Infrastructure Plan

first_img new silviculture work harvesting, including a six month stockpiling program road maintenance on Crown land forestry training program establishing a woodlands core team The province’s seven-point plan to provide jobs, specialized training and to keep the NewPage mill in Point Tupper re-sale ready, is progressing. An agreement has been reached with NewPage Port Hawkesbury to establish a $14-million Forestry Infrastructure Fund, pending court approval. The agreement has been filed with the court-appointed monitor for a hearing Friday, Sept. 23, under the Companies Creditors Arrangement Act proceedings. “We are working as fast as we can to help workers and their families in the Strait area,” said Natural Resources Minister Charlie Parker. “But we appreciate and respect that there is a court process that must be followed.” The Forestry Infrastructure fund will allow for: A four-member management committee, led by Julie Towers, executive director of renewable resources at the Department of Natural Resources, has been formed to oversee the fund and work. The other members of the committee are representatives of Economic and Rural Development and Tourism, the monitor and NewPage. The agreement also creates a $988,200 Silviculture Reserve Fund to resolve outstanding payments for silviculture work for NewPage before Sept. 9.last_img read more