Cristiano Ronaldo has completed his 100th international goal for Portugal. Ronaldo has crossed the 100-goal mark in Tuesday night’s UEFA Nations League game against Sweden. Ronaldo has scored 100 goals in 165 games for Portugal in his 17-year international career. Ronaldo scored both goals as Portugal beat Sweden 2-0 in Group A-3.
He doubled the lead in the 72nd minute when he crossed the 100-goal mark in the 45th minute. Completing 100 goals in 45 minutes, Ronaldo managed to score a great goal through a free kick. Ronaldo, 35, is now eight goals away from the record for most international goals.
The record for most goals is held by Ali Dei of Iran. He scored 109 goals for Iran from 1993 to 2006. Italian club Juventus forward Ronaldo, who previously became the second highest goalscorer in international history, has scored 100 goals almost a year after scoring 99 goals.
He scored 99 goals against Luxembourg in November 2019. Ronaldo, who made his national team debut in 2003, scored his first international goal against Greece in the 2004 Euro Cup. Ronaldo is currently the top scorer in international football with 9101 goals. Sunil Chhetri of India is in the second place. Chhetri has scored 72 international goals. Argentina’s Lionel Messi, in third place, has scored 70 goals.
Ronaldo, who has been in excellent form in recent years, has scored quick international goals since he was 30 years old. He has scored 49 goals in 47 international appearances since his 30th birthday. While scoring 101 international goals, Ronaldo scored 54 goals with his right foot, 22 with his left foot and 25 with his head.
In which he scored 80 goals from inside the box and 21 goals from outside the box.
He managed to score a maximum of 14 goals in 2019. He scored 11 goals in 2004 and 10 goals in 2006, 2016, 2017 and 2019.