Ronaldo Sets Another Enviable Record After Scoring his 103rd Goal For Portugal

Ronaldo Sets Another Enviable Record After Scoring his 103rd Goal For Portugal

- Cristiano Ronaldo has scored in every calendar year since making his debut for Portugal

- The Juventus striker was among the scorers during the Selecao's win over Luxembourg

- The five-time Ballon d'Or winner has now scored 103 goals in the last 18 years for his country

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Cristiano Ronaldo finally got on the scoresheet for Portugal after going three games without a goal while on international duty.

The European champions had to labour to overturn the game after their opponents took a shock lead on the hour mark.

The 36-year-old has now scored for his country in every calendar year since making his international debut in 2004, Twitter.

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It was also CR7's first goal for Portugal in 2022 after he was denied a goal in the 2-2 draw against Serbia.

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Ronaldo sets another enviable record after scoring his 103rd goal for Portugal
Ronaldo has scored in every calendar year since he made his debut for Portugal since 2004 Photo by DeFodi Images
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Ronaldo has scored most of his goals at international level against Lithuania, Sweden and Luxembourg with seven and six strikes respectively.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Portugal have put up the captain armband Cristiano Ronaldo slammed on the ground after his goal against Serbia was disallowed to raise money for a six-month-old boy.

The 36-year-old was extremely disappointed after watching the referee embarrassingly deny him the winner in their World Cup qualifier which ended in a 2-2 draw over the weekend.

Ronaldo did not only slammed the symbol of authority after the incident, he also walked out of everyone and headed straight into the dressing room even when the game was still on.

However, a stadium worker who picked the armband handed it over to a charity organisation that is using it to raise funds for the surgery of a six-month-old boy from Serbia with spinal muscular atrophy as reported by Daily Mail.

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Legit.ng had also reported that Portugal survived an early scare when they took on Luxembourg in a GroupA Qatar 2022 World qualifier.

Gerson Rodrigues stunned the European champions with a glancing header on the half-hour mark after the underdogs dominated the opening exchanges in the game.

But just before half-time, Liverpool striker headed home Pedro Neto's cross as the Selecao went into the break on level terms.

Source: Legit.ng

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