Cristiano Ronaldo: 1st Outfield Player to Play 1200 Games

According to IFFHS (International Federation of Football History & Statistics), Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo has become the first outfield footballer to participate in 1200 football games.

No other outfield player (footballers in positions other than goalkeepers), has even reached 1100 matches in their career. Second to Ronaldo is Roberto Carlos with 1090 matches.

Ronaldo reached the incredible milestone when he played the Al Nassr vs Al Riyadh game on Friday December 8, where he scored and assisted in his team's 4-1 win. 

Apart from Cristiano, only 3 goalies have gone past the 1200+ top-level matches in their career: - Rogerio Ceni (1225). - Peter Shilton (1217) - Fabio (1200)

Cristiano Ronaldo Stats Until Dec 8):( - 1200 Games - 868 Goals - 252 Assists - 35 Titles Won