Cristiano Ronaldo raises 100 Goals for Portugal
Cristiano Ronaldo came back to Portugal's firing line-facing Sweden in the Nations League the Juventus striker joined a select club of players when he scored his 100th global goal with a first-half free kick.
Cristiano Ronaldo came back to Portugal's firing line-facing Sweden in the Nations League the Juventus striker joined a select club of players when he scored his 100th global goal with a first-half free kick. Ronaldo missed the 4-1 win over Croatia with a contaminated toe however had discovered the net in every one of his last six apperances for Fernando Santos' side, adding 11 objectives to his count in that time.
The five-time Ballon d'Or victor previously scored for Portugal at Euro 2004 on home soil and has gotten nine cap stunts during his global profession. 61 of Ronaldo's objectives have come in Euro and World Cup qualifying with the Portuguese including 16 in the finals competitions of the two occasions.
Just Ali Daei has scored more global objectives than Ronaldo, the now-resigned Iran striker having gotten 109 during his profession. Behind Ronaldo is Ferenc Puskás, the Hungarian extraordinary who oversaw 84 strikes for the Magyars at a pace of very nearly an objective a game.
It appears to be unavoidable that Ronaldo will proceed to overwhelm Daei at his present scoring rate. In 2019 the Juventus forward had his most productive season to date with Portugal, finding the net multiple times in 10 games during the schedule year. The Portuguese moved to inside eight of the Iranian striker by including another in the second half against Sweden, an exertion from fresh from a João Félix help. Portugal's next apparatuses are against Spain, France and Sweden before Andorra visit Lisbon on 11 November.