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Poll: Can Anthony Martial eclipse Cristiano Ronaldo?

| 22.10.2015

Anthony Martial had a night to remember and a night to forget in Moscow last night, conceding a penalty and then scoring the equaliser in Manchester United’s 1-1 draw with CSKA in the Champions League.

The strike means that the French teenager, a £36m signing from Monaco in the summer, has taken just nine games to hit his first five goals for the Red Devils.

By contrast, Cristiano Ronaldo, who signed for United at the age of 18, took 39 games to reach the same mark.

Ronaldo has since gone on to become arguably the best player the world has ever seen but does Martial’s comparatively blistering start mean he has the tools at his disposal to eclipse the Portuguese legend?

Read on for a recap of all that Ronaldo has achieved in his career so far and have your say in today’s poll.

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Cristiano Ronaldo

Manchester United
Games – 292
Goals – 118
Honours – 3x Premier League, 2x League Cup, 1x FA Cup, 1x Champions League, 1x Club World Cup

Real Madrid
Games – 311
Goals – 324
Honours – 1x La Liga, 2x Copa del Rey, 1x Supercopa de Espana, 1x Champions League, 1x Uefa Super Cup, 1x Club World Cup

All Odds and Markets are correct as of the date of publishing.

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James Curtis

After studying for a degree in journalism and gaining his NCTJ, James contributed to a wide range of papers, online publications and broadcasters including the South London Press, Press Association and Sky Sports News before joining the Ladbrokes News team.