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Cristiano Ronaldo marked a record 181st international appearance with a goal as Portugal defeated World Cup hosts Qatar 3-0 in a friendly game on Saturday.

Cristiano Ronaldo marked a record 181st international appearance with a goal as Portugal defeated World Cup hosts Qatar 3-0 in a friendly game on Saturday. The Manchester United star surpassed Sergio Ramos, who has played for Spain 180 times, as the most-capped international for a European nation. Ronaldo opened the scoring in the 37th minute with Jose Fonte adding a second three minutes into the second half. RB Leipzig striker Andre Silva completed the scoring in the last minute of the game.

9. Most international hat-tricks for Portugal

The Portuguese scored 3 goals in a match only once for Manchester United. But Cristiano Ronaldo made it a habit at Real Madrid. Scoring even 54 career goals is a tempting thought for most players.

Cristiano Ronaldo has scored 54 hat-tricks in his lustrous career. He scored eight of his hat-tricks while wearing the Portugal shirt. While the other 46 has come in his club career.

8. Only player to score in four different European championships

The biggest factor of Cristiano Ronaldo’s massively successful career is his ability to be consistent. The Juventus forward has scored at the 2004, 2008, 2012 and 2016 UEFA Euro Cups. This feat makes him the only football player in the world to have scored in four different European tournaments.

6. Only player to score in ten consecutive international competitions

A player of Ronaldo’s caliber does not shy away from any challenge presented to them. The fact that Cristiano Ronaldo keeps breaking records highlights his focus on being at the very top.

CR7 has scored in ten successive international football competitions. He is the only player to achieve this incredible feat. His goal scoring exploits include the Euro Cup ( 2004, 2008, 2012, 2016), FIFA World Cups (2006, 2010, 2014, 2018), the 2018 UEFA Nations League and the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup.

5. Most goals by a European player in international football

Ronaldo first moved above Frenc Puskás by scoring the opener in Portugal’s 2018 FIFA World Cup game against Morocco.

Cristiano Ronaldo is the European player with most goals in international football. Currently, he has 94 goals to his name.

Ronaldo is only second to Iran’s Ali Daei in most number of international goals. The ex-Madridista is only 15 goals short of being the international top scorer. He will be keeping his eye on the prize in the upcoming competitions.

4. Most different national teams scored against

On Saturday, Cristiano Ronaldo scored his 94th career international goal to seal a 3-0 win aginst Luxembourg. But Luxembourg is not the first team to be subjected to Ronaldo’s demolition. And they almost certainly will not be the last.

3. Only player to score three goals in multiple EURO Cups

Cristiano Ronaldo’s desire to be the best in the world at everything he does is what sets him apart from others.

Ronaldo has scored in the 2012 and 2016 European champions. This makes him the first player to score at least three goals in multiple EURO competitions.

2. Most goals in EURO Championship finals

The Juventus ace shares the record of scoring the most number of goals in European championships with French legend Michael Platini. Cristiano Ronaldo scored the first goal against Wales in the Euro 2016 semi-final to level with Michel Platini with nine strikes each.

1. Oldest player to score a hat-trick at a FIFA World Cup

Scoring a hat-trick at a World Cup match is a dream for many players.

At the 2018 FIFA World Cup, Cristiano Ronaldo scored thrice against Spain to avoid Portugal from suffering a defeat. It was a titanic performance from Ronaldo. A one-man show from one of the world’s best player, on the biggest stage of all.

At 33 years and 130 days, Ronaldo became the oldest player to score a hat-trick in a World Cup.



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