Cristiano Ronaldo beats pele, messi and other greats to new international record
Cristiano Ronaldo once again justified why he is being rated the greatest footballer of all-time with a heroic performance for Portugal against Lithuania on Thursday, November 14.
The Portuguese captain proved age is just a number with his prodigious form for his country, scoring a sublime hat-trick in Portugal's 6-0 victory over Lithuania during Euro 2020 qualifier
Here is how Ronaldo ranks among legends who have played for countries with a remarkable history in football as compiled by Dailymail.
1. Cristiano Ronaldo (Portugal) - Caps 163 Goals: 98
2. Pele (Brazil) - Caps: 92 Goals: 77
3. Miroslav Klose (Germany) - Caps: 137 Goals: 71
4. Lionel Messi (Argentina) - Caps: 136 Goals: 68
5. Zlatan Ibrahimovic (Sweden) - Caps: 116 Goals: 62
6. David Villa (Spain) - Caps: 98 Goals: 59
7. Wayne Rooney (England) - Caps: 120 Goals: 53
8. Romelu Lukaku (Belgium) - Caps: 83 Goals: 51
9. Thierry Henry (France) - Caps: 123 Goals: 51
10. Robin van Persie (Holland) - Caps: 102 Goals: 50
STOP IT RONALDO! 🇵🇹— Sky Sports Football (@SkyFootball) November 14, 2019
He scores his second of the game with a beautiful curled effort, his 97th international goal!
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