Cristiano Ronaldo touched former Iran’s striker Ali Daii at the Euro 2020. The Portuguese superstar shared a pair of goals against France in the group stage match in Hungary, setting a record for most goals in international football. After waiting for more than 2 months, Ronaldo took that record as its own today.
Cristiano Ronaldo overcame the winger in the 89th minute of the World Cup qualifier against Ireland at the Estadio Algarve in Faro-Lol today. It was Ronaldo’s 110th goal in international football. The 111th goal was scored by the Portuguese captain in the 6 minutes of added time. Ronaldo also did it head-on. He also celebrated the record of winning the team by becoming one of the best footballers in the world. Portugal won the match 2–1 over Ireland.
Cristiano Ronaldo got a chance to set a record in 15 minutes. But his penalty bounced off the right side and was returned by Ireland goalkeeper Gavin Bajunu. Then in the 45th minute, Ireland went ahead with the goal of John Egan. But in the end, the night was Cristiano Ronaldo.
Cristiano Ronaldo had to wait for 8 matches to get the first goal in Portugal’s jersey. The 19-year-old forward scored his first goal against Grece in Portugal’s first match at Euro 2004. Cristiano Ronaldo scored the record-breaking goal 110 in his 180th match at the age of 36.