Holder Tuesday night in Bern with Manchester United, Cristiano Ronaldo equaled the record for participation in a Champions League match.
A little more in the story. Before most likely passing it, Cristiano Ronaldo will join Iker Casillas, the former Spanish goalkeeper at Real Madrid, as the player with the most appearances in the Champions League.
The Portuguese striker will show 177 on the clock when Young Boys de Berne-Manchester United will start at 6.45pm on Tuesday evening, on the occasion of the first day of the group stage.
177 – Cristiano Ronaldo is set to make his 177th UEFA Champions League appearance, equalling Iker Casillas as the player the with the most appearances in the competition’s history. Staple. pic.twitter.com/mGgoZX14Hq
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The French Raphaël Varane and Antony Martial, on the other hand, do not appear in the starting XI of the Red Devils decided by Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.
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