The title of greatest goalscorer is much contested, and global governing body FIFA does not keep an official record, but several media outlets reported that Ronaldo's strike had taken him past Austro-Czech Josef Bican to the top of the list.
The Barcelona talisman scored his 644th goal to surpass Pele as the all-time record scorer for a single club.
Messi equalled Pele's record of 643 goals for a single club on Saturday but was unable to help Barcelona beat Valencia in La Liga as they had to settle for a 2-2 home draw.
The king of football is Pele but the god of the game is Maradona. A lot of talented players like Messi and Ronaldo are in the world stage but none of them has gained the ‘god’ status, writes I M Vijayan.
"Certainly, one day we'll kick a ball together in the sky above," said Brazilian legend Pele.
The car costs around 8.5 million euros (approximately Rs 75 crore) as per reports and only 10 units will be built.
The Brazilian legend believes neither Ronaldo nor Messi are as good as he was during a celebrated career with Santos, New York Cosmos and Brazil.
Pele’s son Edinho told Globo in an interview published on Monday that the three-time World Cup winner was depressed and reluctant to leave his house because he cannot get around properly due to hip problems.
Pele, widely considered to be one of the greatest footballers in history and who will be 80 in October, has had hip trouble for years and now needs a frame to walk. Many of his recent public appearances have been in a wheelchair.
The three-time World Cup winner was admitted to hospital with a urinary infection.