Ronaldo becomes all-time International highest goalscorer. Christiano Ronaldo, undoubtedly one of the best 3 players in the world has broken yet another record in his legendary career by scoring his 110th international goal.
The Portugal Striker shocked the world by scoring his 110th record-breaking goal in the men’s world cup qualifier match against Ireland to outshine Iran’s shining star Ali Daei.
The fresh Manchester United star has had an outstanding performance of one hundred and one 111th goals in his last one hundred and eighty (180) appearances in Portugal since the year 2003.
Christiano Ronaldo has been in the limelight after successfully signing a contract with Manchester United and announcing his return back to Manchester United after leaving Juventus.
Ronaldo becomes all-time
He has however proven to the world why he is one the very best in the sports industry by scoring his one hundred and tenth goal and one hundred and eleventh international goal in extra time in a match on Wednesday.
How did Christiano Ronaldo Score His 110th international goal?
Christiano Ronaldo scored his 110th goal in the 89th minutes of a match against Ireland with an astonishing header on Wednesday.
It was recorded that Ireland was on a run for victory since their first goal in the first half and leading onto the 2nd half.
Although the former Juventus star missed a penalty in the first 15th minutes of the match thanks to an amazing save by the goalkeeper, he however reclaimed his glory and made history by scoring twice on Wednesday.
Some fans already believed the Portugal team were not going to be able to make a comeback since there were no goals from the very first half up to the 80 minutes of the match.
However, the Legend Christiano Ronaldo shocked the Ireland team and virtually the whole world by scoring 2 goals on behalf of his team within a 7 minutes interval and sealed his legacy as one of the very best players in the world.
Looking into the 89th minute of the second half, Christiano Ronaldo leveled the playing field by scoring his 110th goal with an astonishing header. He repeated the same goal-scoring pattern in the sixth minute of the match extra time against Ireland by scoring with another beautiful header.
Ronaldo becomes all-time
Christiano Ronaldo went into that match with one hundred and nine (109) international goals; a tie with Iran’s striker Daei who also has a record of scoring one hundred and nine goals.
The player expressed bountiful joy in an interview later that night and gave due credit to his teammates for making it possible to set a new record and expressed gratitude for his family support.
Although Daei has previously acknowledged the performance of Christiano Ronaldo before the Portugal match against Ireland. Daei was reportedly ready to see his record broken since the 109 goals tie between him and the Portugal star.
He further says that he is proud of Ronaldo’s previous achievements and praised him to be one of the best top three players whose name can never be written off the history books.
It is important to note that no other man aside from Daei and Ronaldo has been able to score more than a hundred (100) goals in the history of international matches, not even Lionel Messi who is considered a head-to-neck rival of Christiano Ronaldo.
And since every talk about Christiano Ronaldo’s accomplishment always raises the topic of Lionel Messi’s accomplishment; hence it is vital to note that Lionel Messi is yet to score his 90th international goal with a current total of 76 goals.
However, Lionel Messi remains his country’s overall highest goal scorer to date.