WEB DESK: Portuguese footballer Cristiano Ronaldo became the highest scoring player.
Cristiano Ronaldo, playing for Portugal in the World Cup qualifying match, broke former Iranian footballer Ali Daei’s world record of 109 goals by scoring his 110th international goal against Ireland.
Record = broken 🔓
Cristiano Ronaldo broke the world record for goals scored in men’s international football as he hit his 110th and 111th goals for Portugal 👏
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— BBC Sport (@BBCSport) September 1, 2021
Both goals for Portugal were scored by team captain Cristiano Ronaldo, after that he became the highest scoring player in international men’s football.
Top International Mens Scorers
110 CRISTIANO RONALDO
109 Ali Daei
89 Mokhtar Dahari
84 Ferenc Puskas
79 Godfrey Chitalu
78 Hussein Saeed
76 Lionel Messi pic.twitter.com/oIbdoEyIKr
— Sky Sports Statto (@SkySportsStatto) September 1, 2021
Cristiano Ronaldo scored 110 international goals in 180 matches, while Iranian footballer Ali Daei scored 109 goals in 149 matches.