Manchester United striker Cristiano Ronaldo set three records at once during the friendly match between the national teams of Portugal and Qatar. The correspondent of “Lenta.ru” informs about it.
The 36-year-old has chalked up his 181st internationals. This is the best record in history for European players. Entering the field in the match against Qatar, he was ahead of the Spaniard Sergio Ramos.
In the 37th minute, Ronaldo scored a goal. The goal was 112th for the striker at the national team level. Thus, he improved his record for the most goals for the national team. In addition, Ronaldo scored against the 46th national team in his career – this is also a world record.
Ronaldo has been playing for the Portuguese national team since 2003. Together with the national team, he became the bronze medalist of the 2012 European Championship, the silver of Euro 2004 and won the European Championship in 2016. In 2019, Ronaldo took the Nations League gold medal.