Cristiano Ronaldo: Footage shows how long 35-year-old stayed floated before his goal

Cristiano Ronaldo: Footage shows how long 35-year-old stayed floated before his goal

- Cristiano Ronaldo scored his 102nd goal for Portugal in their 7-0 win over Andorra

- The 35-year-old edged closer to beating Ali Daei's 109 goals record in international competitions

- Footage showed how long the forward was suspended before eventually scoring the 85th-minute header

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Cristiano Ronaldo is just eight goals away from becoming the all-time highest goals scorer at the international level.

The 35-year-old headed home his 102nd goal in Portugal's 7-0 win over Andorra in their international friendly game earlier this week.

Iranian football legend Ali Daei is the only footballer in history with more goals than the Juventus attacker with 109 goals from 149 appearances.

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Ronaldo's only goal came in the 85th minute through an unstoppable header after making a run to connect with Mario Rui's corner kick.

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And slow-motion of the footage captured his superhuman jump and how long he stayed in the air before scoring the goal.

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Ronaldo got off from those marking him in the 18-yard box before leaping above others to head home his 102nd goal for his country according to Sport Bible quoting footage from Esporte Interativo.

Cristiano Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo scoring his 102nd goal for Portugal in their victory over Andorra in a friendly encounter. Photo by Carlos Rodrigues.
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Although this is not new to the former Manchester United and Real Madrid attacker having done it against Roma in a 2-2 draw this season and defied gravity against Sampdoria last term when he rose an incredible 2.56m and had a hang-time of 1.5 seconds of airtime before meeting Alex Sandro's cross.

Legit.ng earlier reported that Cristiano Ronaldo has been heavily linked with a return to Old Trafford 11 years after walking away from Old Trafford.

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The 35-year-old was tipped to rejoin his former team after Juventus made it clear that they want to cut down on their wage bill.

Ronaldo is the most paid in the team with annual earnings of about £28 million - five times over what Paulo Dybala who is the club's next most paid star takes home.

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