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Cristiano Ronaldo Breaks World Record for Most International Goals

Cristiano Ronaldo on Wednesday, September 1st, 2021 became the all-time international highest goal scorer. The Portuguese scored his 111th goal for Portugal in the FIFA World Cup qualifier against the Republic of Ireland. He equaled former Iranian striker Ali Daei's all-time international goal-scoring record of 109 goals when he scored against France in Euro 2020.

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Cristiano Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo

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Ronaldo scored twice in the last seven minutes of the game against Ireland. He scored his 110th and 111th goals to make him the outright leader in the number of international goals scored. He has scored 49 goals in his last 47 appearances for Portugal.

Daei scored 109 goals in 149 appearances for Iran between 1993 and 2006. The Iranian, who is nicknamed Shariar has said in the past that it will delight him if Ronaldo broke his record He is the top scorer in the history of the UEFA Champions League with 134 goals and the highest goal scorer in the history of football with 785 goals.

The Manchester United player scored his first international goal in Euro 2004 against Greece and has been unstoppable since then.

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