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Strikers with most headed goals revealed with Man Utd’s Cristiano Ronaldo putting rivals to shame with staggering record

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CRISTIANO RONALDO has scored the most headed goals as a striker since the 2009/10 season putting rivals to shame with his staggering record.

The 37-year-old added another headed goal to his collection on Saturday when Manchester United saw off top-four rivals Tottenham with a 3-2 win at Old Trafford.

Ronaldo has 66 headed league goals since the 2009/10 season
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CR7 scored a hat-trick against United’s top four rivals[/caption]

Ronaldo bagged himself a hat-trick, his second-ever for the Red Devils with the first coming in the 6-0 win over Newcastle in 2008.

Since the start of the 2009 season, Ronaldo has scored 66 headers in 414 appearances in Europe’s top leagues.

CR7 averages 0.16 headed goals per game.

On his hat-trick, Ronaldo said: “Tremendously happy with my first hat-trick since I came back to Old Trafford!

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“Nothing beats the feeling of being back on the pitch and help the team with goals and effort.

“We’ve proven once again that we can beat any team in any given day, as long as we work hard and stand together as one.

“There are no limits for Man Utd! No matter what! Let’s go, Devils!”

His nearest rival is Robert Lewandowski, with the Bayern Munich striker netting 48 headers.


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The Ballon d’Or runner-up managed 48 in 376 appearances.

Former Juventus and Tottenham striker Fernando Llorente comes in at third on the list.

The Spaniard scored 47 goals in 325 league appearances.

Colossal strikers like Edinson Cavani, Mario Mandzukic, Aritz Aduriz and Olivier Giroud make up the rest of the list.

Premier League winner Eden Dzeko also features, as well as Crystal Palace’s Christian Benteke.

Real Madrid’s Champions League hat-trick hero, Karim Benzema comes in at No10.

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