Century for Cristiano! Ronaldo becomes just second player EVER to score 100 international goals as Juventus star reaches landmark with a sublime free-kick in Portugal’s Nations League clash with Sweden
The Juventus superstar was stuck on 99 since November but finally broke the duck in trademark spectacular fashion.
It looked as though he would have to continue his wait after struggling with injury, but the captain started the game and emphatically struck from distance to put his side ahead on the stroke of half time.
Cristiano Ronaldo scored a landmark 100 international goals with a sublime free kick
Iran’s Ali Daei still holds the record for the most international goals, with an incredible 109 from 149 caps.
Ronaldo’s former club Manchester United were quick to congratulate their former star, saying ‘Congratulations to Cristiano on a century of international goals for Portugal’.
Ronaldo is 13 goals ahead of Malaysia’s Mokhtar Dahari in third, with the nearest current player being Lionel Messi on 70 goals for Argentina.
More to follow.