The Czech Football Association has disputed claims that Juventus striker Cristiano Ronaldo broke the all-time goalscoring record on Wednesday, insisting he needs another 62 to surpass Josef Bican’s tally.

Ronaldo scored his 760th career goal in Juve’s 2-0 Italian Supercup win over Napoli and was hailed by several media outlets as the most prolific scorer in the history of the game, having beaten Austro-Czech striker Bican’s supposed total of 759.

But the Czech FA says Bican’s total is actually 821 goals, following a review of his career statistics.


“The History and Statistics committee of the Czech FA counted all the goals scored by the legendary Josef Bican and we can declare he scored 821 goals in official matches,” read a tweet by the Czech FA.

Ronaldo, with 760 goals, hailed as most prolific goalscorer

A statement on the local governing body’s official website broke…

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