Cristiano Ronaldo struck in theFIFA Club World Cup final to move level with thetop European scorers of 2017, Lionel Messiand Robert Lewandowski, with EdinsonCavani also on target.
Cristiano Ronaldo's FIFAClub WorldCup finalwinner against Grêmio took his personal tallyto 53 for club andcountry in2017, moving himlevel with Lionel MessiandRobert Lewandowski inthe raceto be the year's leading marksman.
Ronaldo's free-kickin AbuDhabi extendedhisgoalscoring record in the Club World Cup – it washis seventhin four editions of the competition. Lewandowskifailedto add to histally in Bayern's winatStuttgart (and Harry Kanehadanoff-day for Spurs), but EdinsonCavani remains on the pace- setters' shoulders followinghis strike in Paris's 4-1win atRennes.
53 Robert Lewandowski(54appearances, 0.98 goals pergame) 53 LionelMessi(62, 0.85) 53 Cristiano Ronaldo (59, 0.90) 52 EdinsonCavani (61, 0.85) 50 HarryKane50, 1.00)
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All fiveplayersare shortlisted for the UEFA.com fans'Teamof the Year 2017 along withKarim Benzema, Antoine Griezmann, Paulo Dybala, Radamel Falcao, Neymar, Kylian Mbappé andDries Mertens. Butyou canonlychoose two or threeso who is itto be?
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