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Ronaldo Breaks Another European Record

Cristiano Ronaldo Breaks Another European Record

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by David Kappel

Sep 10, 2019 11:59 PM

Tags: UEFA Europa League Qualifying Portugal Cristiano Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo once again stole the show for Portugal, scoring four goals during a Man of the Match performance against Lithuania and breaking another impressive European all-time record along the way.

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The Portugal captain, who was on the scoresheet in his side’s 4-2 over Serbia on the weekend, added four goals to his tally on Tuesday.

He has now scored 93 international goals overall, with 25 of them coming during qualifiers for Uefa European Championships – more than any other player in history.

With his Man of the Match performance on Tuesday, Ronaldo overtook Robbie Kean, who held the record with 23 goals in Euro qualifiers for Ireland.

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The four goals also took Ronaldo’s tally with Portugal to eight in 2019, with two more international breaks coming in October and November.

Lithuania, meanwhile, became the 40th different nation Ronaldo has scored against.

The victory saw Portugal cement second place in Group B of the Euro 2022 qualifiers, with eight points from four games.

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However, they still sit five points behind leaders Ukraine, who have one game in hand.

Do you think Ronaldo is the greatest goalscorer in football history? Have your say in the comments section below.

 

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Dickpitcher
Sep 11, 2019 01:29 PM

He has done it at Manchester,madrid,Portugal national team and he is doing it at juventus where to from now bundesliga or lig 1..damn the boy is good

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anointedsimon699@gmail.com
Sep 11, 2019 01:25 PM

Not everyone can love you.this is proof of how a best footballer CR7 is than our Messi10.let's put aside our feelings and compare the facts CR7 is better than Lionel Messi in terms of his achievements .just that a lot of people love Messi. We must simply say that we love Messi but Ronaldo is the best.i think our judgement will be spot on concerning the 2 footballers. As South Africans let us learn to appreciate our own hero Percy Tau then we will have the best out of him.we faile to appreciate our stars who are better only because we are more focus on foreign stars.let us turn a blind eye on what they do and try to uplift our own players given our support they can even do better.

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Mo likhosi4life
Sep 11, 2019 01:24 PM

Maninzi amageza odwa apha kule blog im still saying it CR7 is the football KING whether you like it ir not this guy rules everywhere i mean in Portugal n England n Spain nd now is doing it in Italy so wat more do you want haters from the KING????

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