Portugal captain Cristiano Ronaldo received his historic goal ball against Ireland, after the match that brought them together yesterday evening, Wednesday, in the fourth round of the European qualifiers for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, which ended with Brazil winning Europe 2-1.
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Ronaldo got his historic goal ball against Ireland, wrapped in a glass box, to commemorate her memory of the Don career.
Ronaldo with his historic goal ball
Cristiano Ronaldo scored the equalizer against Ireland, equaling the number of Iranian legend Ali Daei, the historical scorer at the national team level with 110 goals, and then hitting the second goal to break Daei’s number and is the only historical scorer for the national teams with 111 goals.
Cristiano Ronaldo became the record goalscorer in men’s international history, as the 36-year-old scored two late goals against the Republic of Ireland to turn the defeat into a victory in the Qatar 2022 World Cup qualifiers and jumped to 111 goals for Portugal, two goals behind Iran legend Ali Daei.
The captain of the Portugal national team, Cristiano Ronaldo, expressed his happiness at setting a new record, as the most international player to score, after leading his country to a fatal victory over its guest, Ireland..
Cristiano Ronaldo scored two goals for Portugal in the 89th and fifth minutes of stoppage time, with two headers, to reach his 111th international goal and is the only top scorer in the world teams, which he shared with Iranian Ali Daei, in his 180th international match with a score of 109 A goal before the start of the match.
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Ronaldo said in comments after the end of the match: “A record? I know this is a record, and I am very happy, and it is another number that I put in the museum.”“.
Ronaldo continued, “I am very happy, I have a few more years of my career and I still want to shine and play in the best football league in the world. I dedicate the victory tonight to the whole team, to all the Portuguese and to the family.”“.
He continued, “I am very happy, not only that I broke the record, but for the special moment we had, I have to appreciate what the team did, we believed until the end and I am very pleased.”“.
And about wasting the penalty kick, Ronaldo said: “It’s part of the game and part of the work, sometimes you score, sometimes you make a mistake.”