A great year: Cristiano Ronaldo's 2014 – January 6: Ronaldo scores twice in a 3-0 win over Celta Vigo, taking his career tally over 400 for both club and country.
March 5: Playing for Portugal in a friendly against Cameroon, Ronaldo's strike takes his international goal tally to 49, a Portuguese record.
March 15: With his goal against Malaga, Ronaldo becomes the first player to score at least 25 goals in five consecutive seasons.
April 2: Appearing for Real in their home match against Borussia Dortmund, Ronaldo marks his 100th Champions League appearance.
April 29: Ronaldo scores two to help Real Madrid beat Champions League holders Bayern 4-0 in Munich.
May 4: Ronaldo scores a sumptuous backheel against Valencia to win the season's LFP Best Goal.
May 24: Ronaldo celebrates the fourth goal against Atletico Madrid in the 2014 Champions League final. The CR7-led effort brings home the Champions League trophy -- and the "decima" -- back to the Bernabeu.
June 26: Ronaldo scores his 50th goal for Portugal and in doing so becomes the first Portuguese to play and score in three world cups.
August 12: Ronaldo's Real Madrid wins the Super Cup, while the Portuguese becomes the joint second European competition scorer with 70 goals.
August 28: Ronaldo is congratulated by UEFA head Michel Platini as he wins the UEFA European Player of the Year trophy.
September 16: Ronaldo celebrates after scoring Madrid's third goal during the team's opening of its Champions League defense against Basel 1893.
September 20: Ronaldo scores his 20th La Liga hat trick in Madrid's 8-1 demolition of Deportivo La Coruna.
September 23: Ronaldo scores four in Madrid's rout of Elche, breaking into the top 10 of La Liga's all-time scorers.
September 24: Ronaldo takes the game ball after his third hat trick of the 2014-15 season, against Bilbao.
October 14: Ronaldo reacts after scoring during a UEFA qualifying match versus Denmark, becoming the joint all-time scorer in the competition.
October 22: Ronaldo scores against Liverpool, becoming the first player to score in 10 consecutive Champions League away games.
November 5: Ronaldo kisses his Golden Boot 2014 award at Melia Castilla hotel in Madrid, Spain. His 31 strikes in La Liga last season earned him his third Golden Boot.
December 6: Ronaldo scores his 23rd La Liga hat trick against Celta Vigo and becomes the fastest player to reach 200 Liga goals.
December 20: Ronaldo (L) and compatriot and teammate Pepe (R) salute their supporters after winning the FIFA Club World Cup final match against San Lorenzo in Morocco to cap off a hugely successful 2014.
A great year: Cristiano Ronaldo's 2014 – December 21: Ronaldo -- with son, Cristiano Jr. -- attends the unveiling of a statue of himself in his hometown of Funchal.