Cristiano Ronaldo is the greatest goalscorer of all time

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Manchester United legend Gary Neville has hailed Cristiano Ronaldo as the greatest goalscorer of all time following his hat-trick against Tottenham Hotspur on Saturday.

According to FIFA, no player has scored more goals in the history of the game than Ronaldo. The Portugal international has now scored 807 career goals following his hat-trick against Tottenham Hotspur.

Neville said: “He is absolutely incredible. The greatest goalscorer of all time.

“He’s just gone and headed it like a non-league centre-back. He gets up early above Doherty, the challenge is there, the technique, power in the head, absolutely sensational, what a player.

“The first one is absolutely magnificent, classic centre-forward goal, poacher. This one [third] magical, it really is. A player that is so special, so skilful, all talent in the world and heads it like an old fashioned centre-forward.

“”The belief he has about himself. He’s in the twilight of his career, he is absolutely sensational, a superstar in a modern game, one of the greatest football players and definitely now the greatest goalscorer.”