Newly signed Manchester United forward, Cristiano Ronaldo has become men all-time international highest goal scorer, overtaking Iran’s Ali Daei.
Ronaldo achieved this feat in Portugal’s World Cup qualifier match against the Republic of Ireland last night.
The former Real Madrid and Juventus forward was silent for the majority of the match but he needed just a few seconds to show why he has won the Ballon d’Or on five occasions.
Ronaldo’s glorious moment arrived in the 89th minute of the match when he rose highest to meet a cross swung in by Goncalo Guedes.
The Portuguese forward added his 111th international goal in the sixth minute of stoppage time, leading his side to a 2-1 comeback win.
Ronaldo equalled Daei’s mark of 109 earlier this year at Euro 2020 after he scored two goals against France in their group stage match, (Read Details Here).
He will now be eyeing the all-time international scoring record which is currently is held by Canada’s Christine Sinclair who has 186 goals.
Ronaldo’s record puts him eighth on the all-time scorers list behind Abby Wambach, Mia Hamm, Kristine Lilly, Birgit Prinz, Carli Lloyd, Julie Fleeting and Sinclair.
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