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Cristiano Ronaldo sets another iconic record becoming the highest-ever international goalscorer

Wolves

Cristiano Ronaldo has got the title of the most international goals after scoring two late goals against Ireland. Ronaldo who stepped into the game with equaling Ali Daei’s 109 international goals was hoping to get past it, holding the world record. And doing the same he is now the player who has 111 goals to hold the title of most international goals.

Playing against Ireland Ronaldo was awarded to score a penalty in the 15th minute. But the 19-year-old Irish goalkeeper denied the Portuguese of having his 110th goal by saving the penalty. Then again, he made a heroic save as Ronaldo tried to score a goal from a freekick.

Missing two chances of Ronaldo seemed frustrated as Portugal was losing 1-0 to Ireland. But the forward didn’t lose his focus as he led his side to a dramatic victory with two late goals. Scoring a header in the 89th minute, Ronaldo equalized the scoreline with his record 110th goal. And resuming the play fast, the Portuguese scored another header securing Portugal’s late victory over Ireland.

And as the game finished, he expressed his happiness about leading his team to victory and holding the most international goals record. Breaking his 111 international goals, he has got 33 in World Cup Qualifiers; 31 in European Championship Qualifiers; 19 in International Friendlies; 14 in European Championship; 7 in World Cup; 5 in UEFA National League and lastly 2 in Confederations Cup.

As the international break gets over Ronaldo would be reuniting with Manchester United as he signed back for the Premier League Club. Entering into his second spell with United he will forward to take back the Red Devils to their glory days.

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