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OPINION: Records Ronaldo Might Break if He Scores for Man United On Wednesday

The return of Cristiano Ronaldo to the Theatre of Dreams for Manchester United's final Champions League group game of the 2021/2022 season will see him add to his already impressive list of football achievements. Manchester United will host Young Boys in their final Champions League group game of the season 2021/2022.

Remember that Manchester United has qualified for the knockout stages of the competition, and Cristiano Ronaldo played a crucial role in ensuring that the Red Devils finished first in their group.

The five-time Ballon d'Or champion scored in the rematch on the first day of the tournament. His goals have been crucial in all of Manchester United's Champions League matches thus far this season. His goals have even been specifically attributed to the majority of the points Manchester United has gained so far this season.

With the club preparing to face the side with the lowest ranking in their group and Manchester City beaming with confidence at the moment, a goal from Cristiano Ronaldo will see him break the record set by Pele in the game against Real Madrid.

In the event that Ronaldo scores against Young Boys on Wednesday, the following Champions League records will be broken:

Already this season, the Portuguese international has netted against Atalanta and Villarreal in the first and second legs of the Champions League. He also scored against Young Boys on the first day of the season. Thus, he will become the first Manchester United player to score in all four group stage games in a Champions League campaign if he scores against Young Boys on Wednesday night.

Similarly, he will become the first player in the history of the Premier League to accomplish such a feat. Keep in mind that he completed his return to the Premier League earlier in the campaign.

It is not as though a large number of players have accomplished the accomplishment of scoring in every game of a Champions League group stage campaign. It is true that only one player has ever accomplished this feat in the history of the competition. What's more, that player happens to be none other than Cristiano Ronaldo himself.

Cristiano Ronaldo scored in both legs against Tottenham Hotspur, Borussia Dortmund, and APOEL during the 2017 Champions League group stage while playing for Real Madrid. By doing so, he became the first player in the history of the Champions League to score in every group stage game of a season.

Consequently, should Ronaldo score against Young Boys, he will have scored in each of Manchester United's five Champions League games this season, breaking the previous record of five goals in a single season. He will become the first player in history to score in every game of the group stage for two separate clubs.

He will also become the oldest player in Manchester United history to score more than six Champions League goals in a single Champions League season when he reaches the age of 36.

Will Cristiano Ronaldo score the decisive goal to break these records? Let us know what you think in the comments area below.

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