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Cristiano is the highest goal scorer in international football

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Portuguese superstar Cristiano Ronaldo has scored the most goals in international football. Now we can see that he is the only king in the international scoring arena. On the day of his achievement, Portugal defeated Ireland 2-1 in a match in the European region of world cup qualifiers.

In this group match, Portugal hosted Ireland at home. They got a chance to go ahead at the beginning of the match. However, in the 15th minute, Cristiano Ronaldo's penalty was blocked by Irish keeper Gavin Bajunu. Ireland took the lead in the 45th minute through John Egan's goal.

Portugal became desperate to score in the second half. But there was no success. Finally, in the 89th minute, Cristiano equalized with a great header from Guedes' cross. Ronaldo single-handedly became the highest goal scorer in international football, surpassing Ali Dai of Iran with the 110th goal of his career. Cristiano Ronaldo did not stop there, he scored again in extra time to give Portugal a 2-1 victory.

Ronaldo has scored 33 of his 111 career goals in World Cup qualifiers and 31 in Euro qualifiers. On the other hand, he has scored 19 goals in friendly matches and 14 goals in Euros. The living legend has also scored seven goals in the World Cup, five in the League of Nations, and two in the Confederations Cup.

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