C. Ronaldo Hits Another Record In Portugal, European Football

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Portugal star, Cristiano Ronaldo becomes second player to reach 100 international goals.

The 35 year-old is only the second player to reach the century for his country after Ali Daei, who scored 109 times for Iran.

On Tuesday, Ronaldo also becomes the first European player to score 100 International goals.Portugal Ronaldo

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Cristiano Ronaldo netted his 100th goal for Portugal in their Nations League clash away to Sweden on Tuesday.

Having been denied on a number of occasions by Sweden keeper Robin Olsen, the 35-year-old attacker made no mistake when presented with a free-kick just before halftime.

He took a short run-up and unleashed a powerful dipping effort that flew in just under the crossbar and beyond Olsen’s despairing fingertips.

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Ronaldo’s first senior goal for Portugal came in a 2-1 loss to Greece at Euro 2004, and he will need to score nine more to equal Daei’s record of 109 international goals.

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