Evergreen Cristiano Ronaldo equals an all-time international goal record

Five time Ballon d’Or winner Cristiano Ronaldo has equalled an all-time record for the highest International goals scored by a footballer.

The 36-year-old forward struck a brace from the penalty spot to qualify Portugal for the last 16 of Euro 2020, also taking his tally to 109 international goals, which puts him on par with  Iranian legend Ali Daei who scored 109 goals in 149 appearances for Iran between 1993 and 2006.

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Ronaldo is also Euro 2020’s top scorer with five goals in three games. He has also scored more penalties (3) than any other player in European Championship history.

Portugal earned a 2-2 draw against reigning World Cup champion France in Budapest in thrilling Group F game on Wednesday. Group F’s other game between Gerrmany and Hungary also finished in a 2-2 draw.

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