Cristiano Ronaldo sets a new record

Cristiano Ronaldo has set more goalscoring milestones after bursting into the match Portugal crushed Luxembourg in the 2022 World Cup qualifiers.

Cristiano Ronaldo sets a new record

Welcoming Luxembourg in Group A, Seleccao easily crushed this opponent with a score of 5-0 on the day Cris Ronaldo played sublime. In the match at Do Algarve this morning, the Man Utd star scored a hat-trick. The remaining two goals of Portugal were scored by Bruno Fernandes and Joao Palhinha.

With 3 goals tore through Luxembourg, Ronaldo has a total of 10 hat-tricks in his international career. The 36-year-old striker went down in history as the player who scored the most hat-tricks for a national team. This is also the 58th hat-trick in CR7’s career (national team and club level).

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In addition, 3 goals in Portugal’s great victory also helped Ronaldo increase his own record of most international goals. Currently, CR7 has 115 goals for the national team after 182 matches, far ahead of second place, Iranian football legend, Ali Daei 6 goals (109 goals).

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Most impressively, Ronaldo also goes down in history as the highest international goalscorer after the age of 30. Specifically, including the hat-trick against Luxembourg, the former Real Madrid and Juventus star has scored 63 goals. won for Seleccao since turning 30, breaking the record previously held by Iranian football legend, Ali Daei (62 goals).

Ronaldo exploded in the day touching many impressive milestones. However, the 36-year-old star could not help Portugal regain the top spot of Group A in the 2022 World Cup qualifiers from Serbia, who beat Azerbaijan 3-1 in the early morning match. Currently, Seleccao is second in this group with 1 point less than Serbia (16 compared to 17), but played 1 match less than the opponent.