Cristiano Ronaldo vows to score more goals for Portugal after reaching 100

Cristiano Ronaldo vows to score more goals for Portugal after reaching 100

- Cristiano Ronaldo was superb for Portugal against Sweden netting his 101 international goals

- The Juventus star has vowed to continue scoring more goals for his country

- Ronaldo and his Juventus teammates are preparing for the 2020/21 League season

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Cristiano Ronaldo has confirmed his readiness to score more goals for his nation after reaching 100 on Tuesday night, September 8, in Portugal's Nations League win over Sweden.

The Juventus superstar was in incredible form for Portugal against Sweden and he has been receiving encomiums from fans after the end of the encounter.

The five-time Ballon d'Or winner is now just eight strikes shy of matching the record for most international goals currently held solely by Iranian legend Ali Daei.

Even the great Pele who was known for scoring incredible goals netted 77 for Brazil during his active playing days and he has also congratulated Cristiano Ronaldo.

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Cristiano Ronaldo however took to his social media page to share video of his superb goals for Portugal and vowed to continue scoring more.

''Huge pride in this historic brand at the service of our selection. When I am told I can reach 100, I say it is not enough, 101 goals for Portugal,''' Cristiano Ronaldo explained.

Portugal will be facing Spain in their next game which will be a friendly encounter and Cristiano Ronaldo will want to score again for his nation.

Cristiano Ronaldo vows to score more goals for Portugal after reaching 100

Cristiano Ronaldo vows to score more goals for Portugal after reaching 100 (photo: Getty)
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Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Cristiano Ronaldo further validated his Greatest of all Time status after netting his 100th international goal in Portugal's 2-0 win over Sweden in their UEFA Nations League clash.

The 35-year-old Juventus superstar became the second player in history to net a century of goals for his country after Iranian legend Ali Daei who has 109 goals credited to him.

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Malaysia's Mokhtar Dahari ranks third on the chart with 85 goals while India's Sunil Chhetri is next and the 36-year-old already recorded 72 international goals, two ahead of Lionel Messi.

The Old Lady attacker reached the milestone in style after firing an unstoppable freekick into the top corner of the post to give his side the lead just before the half-time whistle.

He then completed his brace in the 72nd minute with another stunning strike as his side cruised to a 2-0 win after the meeting.

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