Cristiano Ronaldo has scored against 41 countries on his way to 101 international goals

Cristiano Ronaldo has scored against 41 countries on his way to 101 international goals

- Cristiano Ronaldo scored two great goals to help Portugal beat Sweden in the Nations League

- The five-time Ballon d’Or winner has now scored against 41 different countries

- Ronaldo now has 101 international goals to become the second man to reach the 100 milestone

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Cristiano Ronaldo now has 101 international goals after the Portuguese striker found the back of the net twice in their 2-0 win over Sweden in their UEFA Nations League clash.

He has now scored against a massive 41 different countries to achieve this mark as he now becomes the second player in history to net a century of goals for country after Iranian legend Ali Daei who has 109 goals credited to him.

However, despite playing against France, Germany and Albania on four different occasions each, the five-time Ballon d’Or winner failed to score against the teams.

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Also, he did not score in his three matches against Brazil and England respectively.

The Juventus attacker reached the 101 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.

Cristiano Ronaldo has scored against 41 countries on his way to 101 international goals

Cristiano Ronaldo has scored against 41 countries. Photo Credit: Getty Images
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Cristiano Ronaldo opened his international goal account in his side's opening Euro 2004 game against Greece.

He scored a late minute goal, but it was not enough to stop them from losing the match - a defeat which also repeated itself in the final of the championship.

Ronaldo was on the score sheet once again in the semifinals when they battled the Netherlands towards the latter part of the continental tourney.

The former Man United winger rose to become Portugal's all-time highest goals scorer after scoring in a friendly game against Cameroon in 2014.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that Neymar and Mbappe have been described as the two best players in the world according to Paris Saint Germain director Leonardo.

He is backing both players to remain at the club Leonardo further claimed that both stars are the two best players in the world at the moment, apart from Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi.

He believes that Neymar and Mbappe are the best strikers currently after the pair fired the French club to a domestic treble last season as they also reached the Champions League final for the first time.

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