Kushal Kumar Jha
Cristiano Ronaldo second men's player to score more than 100 international goals
Updated: Sep 9, 2020
Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo becomes the second men's football player to score more than 100 international goals. In UEFA Nations league match played against Sweden, Portugal forward scored his 100th international goal followed by his 101st international goal. With this, Ronaldo also becomes the first European player to score 100 international goals.
Iran's Ali Daei is the only player ahead of Ronaldo at this point with 109 international goals.
Ronaldo scored a direct freekick as his 100th international goal just before the half time. 35-year-old Portugal star then scored his 101st international goal in the 72nd minute of the match.
Portugal National football team is now looking forward to defending their title which they won last year against the Netherlands 1-0 in the UEFA Nations League's Final.