Ronaldo smashes Champions League scoring record

Last updated at 14:29
Cristiano RonaldoAFP

Cristiano Ronaldo has smashed the Champions League scoring record.

The Real Madrid player scored two goals on Tuesday night, taking his total to 16 goals in the Champions League this season.

Ronaldo taking a free kickAFP
Ronaldo scored a second goal in the 90th minute

He has overtaken the former record of 14 goals which was held by Lionel Messi (2011-12), Ruud van Nistelrooy (2002-03) and Jose Altafini (1962-63).

Lisbon stadium, PortugalJamie McDonald
The Champions League final will be held in Lisbon, Portugal

After beating Bayern Munich on Tuesday, Ronaldo still has the Champions League final to play on Saturday May 24th with the chance to increase his record.