• Most official goals scored for a single club:
    672
  • Most Ballon d'Or awards:
    6
  • Most consecutive Ballon d'Or awards:
    4
    (2009 - 2012)
  • Most appearances in the top 3 candidates for the Ballon d'Or:
    12
    (2007 - 2017, 2019- shared with Cristiano Ronaldo).
  • Youngest player to win the Ballon d'Or 2 times, 3 times, 4 times, 5 times and 6 times:
    23, 24, 25, 28 and 32 years old
  • Most FIFA Club World Cup Golden Balls:
    2
    (2009, 2011)
  • Most goals scored in Club World Cup Finals:
    4 goals
    (shared with Cristiano Ronaldo)
  • Scorer in three Club World Cup tournaments:
    2009, 2011, 2015
    (shared with Cristiano Ronaldo)
  • Most appearances in the FIFPro World XI:
    14
    (2007 - 2020 - shared with Cristiano Ronaldo)
  • Guinness World Records title for the most official goals in a calendar year:
    91 goals
    (2012)
  • Most consecutive league matches scored in:
    21 matches (33 goals)
    (Season 2012/13)
  • Only player to:
    score consecutively
    against all teams in a professional league. (Season 2012/13)
  • Only player to score:
    40+ club goals in 10 consecutive seasons
    (Season 2009/10 , 2018/19)
  • Only player to score:
    40+ club goals in 9 consecutive seasons
    (Season 2009/10 , 2017/18)
  • Only player to score:
    30+ club goals in 13 consecutive seasons
    (Season 2008/09, 2020/21)
  • Only player to score:
    60+ club goals in 2 consecutive seasons
    (Season 2011/12 , 2012/13)
  • Only player to score in:
    6 different club competitions in a season twice:
    (Season 2011/12 , 2015/2016)
  • Only player to score in:
    6 different club competitions in a calendar year twice:
    (2011, 2015)
  • Only player to score and assist in:
    6 different club competitions in a calendar year:
    (2011)
  • Youngest player to have reached 100 caps in CONMEBOL history:
    27 years, 361 days old
    (National team)
  • Most assists in Copa America:
    17 assist
    (National team)
  • Most Man of the Match awards in Copa America:
    14
    (National team)