Cristiano Ronaldo breaks international goal scoring record

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Cristiano Ronaldo breaks international goal scoring record

Ronaldo scores his 110th and 111th goals in the World Cup Qualifying match on Wednesday. He moves ahead of former Iran striker Ali Daei in the tally of the highest number of international goals.

Cristiano Ronaldo breaks the world record of highest goals in men’s international football. He scored two goals for Portugal in their dramatic 2-1 win over the Republic of Ireland. Cristiano Ronaldo failed to score a penalty but still scored two goals later in the match.

Earlier, Ali Daei holds the record for most goals with 109 goals for Iran between 1993 and 2006.

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Cristiano Ronaldo breaks the goal scoring record

Now the 36-year-old genius breaks the record with two late headers. Ronaldo equaled the record with a double against France at Euro 2020.

Read Also: Cristiano Ronaldo’s return to Manchester United is the most liked sport’s announcement in history in Football.

Ronaldo has also equaled the record of most caps with his 180th Portugal appearance. Sergio Ramos’ holds the European record for men’s caps.

Ronaldo, who recently rejoined his former club United from Juventus on deadline day. Ronaldo and Ali Daei are the only two male players with 90 or more international goals.

“I’m so happy, not only because I beat the record, but for the special moment that we had,” he told RTE. “Two goals at the end of the game. I have to appreciate what the team did, we believed until the end. I’m so glad.”

This is the newest landmark set by Ronaldo to fire the argument for the Portuguese to be considered an all-time great.

He is already the leading top scorer in club football tournaments, the European Cup, and the Champions League. Ronaldo already won the UEFA trophy 5 times.

Cristiano is also the top scorer in European Championship history (14) as a former Real Madrid forward.

He’s an absolute genius.

Ronaldo’s exceptional international career

The most important highlight of Ronaldo’s international career was unquestionably winning Euro 2016

His masterpiece was a hat-trick at a World Cup against Spain in the group stages three years ago in Russia.

Hat-trick against Spain in World Cup is most rememberable from his nine international hat-tricks.

He is a complete beast who has scored in all the biggest tournaments. He has scored 11 out of 11 in World Cups and European Championships. Including the Confederations Cup and Nations League.

He won the Golden Boot with five goals in four games at Euro 2020.

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