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CRISTIANO RONALDO INTERNATIONAL CAREER
Cristiano Ronaldo is the second player in the world to score 100 goals. The highest goal scorer in international matches is Al-Dali who plays for Iran, He scored 109 goals for his team. So far Ronaldo has scored 100 goals and now he has needed 8 more goals to break this record. Ronaldo still has 84 goals if Friendly matches goals is removed. In comparison, Messi & Neymar’s combined scored 55 goals. Ronaldo reached the milestone just before half-time of Tuesday’s Nations League match against Sweden, slamming home a free-kick from outside the box to score the game’s first goal. It wouldn’t take long for Ronaldo to reach his 101st goal as the forward netted a fine strike from outside the box in the 72nd minute, giving Portugal all, they would need in a 2-0 win.Portugal are looking to defend their Nations League title, having won the inaugural competition last year when they defeated the Netherlands 1-0 in the final. Ronaldo helped lead his country to that final in June, having netted a hat-trick against Switzerland in the semi-final in a 3-1 win.At the age of 19, Ronaldo scored his first international goal at Euro 2004. He has gone on to pass the likes of Eusebio and Pauleta to become Portugal’s all-time top goal scorer and has now more than doubled previous record-holder Pauleta, who netted 47 times for the Selecao.
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AGE IS JUST A NUMBER
Ronaldo is known for his fitness and hard work, probably a factor as to why his performance better and better. Normally performance of players is reduced after 30 years, but for Ronaldo, there is no such thing, age is just number for him, that’s the reason since turning 30, Cristiano Ronaldo has scored 49 goals in 47 games for Portugal.
TOP FIVE INTERNATIONAL SCORERS
Top of the list is Ali Daei who scores 109 goals for Iran, in second place is Cristiano Ronaldo, he is still playing for Portugal. Third in this list is Hungarian player Franke Puskas. FIFA award (Puskas Award) for the most beautiful goal of the year which is named in his honor. He played 85 matches in his career and scored 84 for goals. Kamamoto Kunishige is a former Japanese footballer fourth player in this list he scored 80 goals. Godfrey Chitalu nicknamed was a Zambianfootballerwho played as aforward, he scored 79 goals in 11 matches.
IN FUTURE WHO WILL JOIN THEM
Neymar da Silva Santos Júnior, known as Neymar, One of the most talented player of the current era. He has ability and potential to include himself in this elite list. Neymarhas already scored 61goalsin 101 caps for Brazil. Currently he is playing in Ligue 1 in France for Paris Saint-Germain F.C.(PSG).
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