Cristiano Ronaldo undoubtedly one of the best football player in world. Ronaldo is a top athlete, scorer , celebrity and social media sensation. He broke the record and has become the highest scorer in International football. Ronaldo achieved the milestone by breaking former Iran striker Ali Daei’s record for most goals.
The year was 2003 when up-and-coming football promise Cristiano Ronaldo (Portugal) was described as “one of the most exciting young players I’d ever seen” by Manchester United manager, Sir Alex Ferguson.
Christiano Ronaldo broke the world record goals scored in men’s international football he hit his 110th and 111th goals for Portugal in their dramatic win.
The 36 year old footballer scored two goals against Republic of Ireland. Portugal beat Ireland 2-1. Portugal’s winning margin could have been 3-1 but Ronaldo could not convert the penalty corner into a goal.
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Previously he shared the record with Ali Daei (Iran). Ronaldo has broken the record Ali Daei, who scored 109 goals for Iran between 1993 and 2006. Daei was the captain of Iran national football team and started coaching in 2006. He’s now a football manager, with Saipa being his most recent club, which he led from 2017 to mid-2019. Although Cristiano Ronaldo equalled Daei’s number between 2003 and 2021, the Portuguese striker finally topped it after getting the ball in the back of the net for the 111th time in the game against Ireland
Cristiano is extremely happy. Ronaldo said, “I am very happy, not just because I broke the record but for the special moments that we got. This is so difficult to score two goals in the final moments of the match but I will appreciate what the team did. We maintained confidence till the end.” Today he is the top scorer player in the world.
He’s now a football manager, with Saipa being his most recent club, which he led from 2017 to mid-2019. Although Cristiano Ronaldo equalled Daei’s number between 2003 and 2021, the Portuguese striker finally topped it after getting the ball in the back of the net for the 111th time in the game against Ireland.
Ronaldo is also known for the most followed sportsperson on Twitter as well as on Instagram. He has over 120,135,089 followers on Instagram in 2017 beating Selena Gomez. His Wikipedia page has 112,000,00 views, and is the most viewed page of an athlete.
Fans on social media can’t keep calm after seeing Ronaldo breaking the record again and again. And fans are happy and excited as he have come back to Manchester United .
BREAKING: @cristiano scores twice for Portugal and becomes the greatest goal scorer in international football history. He is, indisputably, the Goat,” TV personality Piers Morgan tweeted.
“You have become not only a national hero but an international icon and a role model for aspiring players all around the world. Parabéns, Cristiano!” FIFA president Gianni Infantino said.
Another fan said Ronaldo proved himself to be the GOAT (Greatest of all time) once again. “2 last minute goals. This is why he proves to be the GOAT. Breaking record after record. Surprising me more and more. It will never repeat #ronaldo