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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.

Click through the gallery above to see the top goalscorers in the history of Uefa European Championship qualifiers.

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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Ignatius091
Sep 11, 2019 01:09 PM

The best in our generation and past! It pains me to hear people still suggesting somebody else might be better than this football genius,the living hall of famer in football.

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treverkaizer1996@gmail.com
Sep 11, 2019 12:07 PM

CR7 the best no discussion about that :)

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dsediti4@gmail.com
Sep 11, 2019 11:58 AM

@sammy1 Dont lie which world cup final and in which year did Messi play maaka sahn sis, snce frm 1998 I've being watching world cup and I never saw Messi on world cup finals.

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