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Cristiano Ronaldo became the first European to reach 100 international goals with the first of two goals in the UEFA Nations League match played in Sweden in September.
The Portuguese striker beat Ferenc Puskás''s European record of 84' during the 2018 FIFA World Cup, and the 35-year-old reached his century with a free kick against the Swedes at Solna' on 8 September 2020'.
Ronaldo's goals: who, what, where, when
Iranian Ali Daei (109) is the only person to surpass him in world football. Christine Sinclair''s 186' collected 100 international goals with a world record for Canada. The best 128 of Europe's #39 belongs to German Birgit Prinz'.
Europe's best international goalscorers of all time
Cristiano Ronaldo (Portugal) – 102 goals in 168 games
Ferenc Puskás (Hungary and Spain) – 84 of 89
Sandor Kocsis (Hungary) – 75 in 68 innings
Miroslav Klose (Germany) – 71 in 137 years
Gerd Müller (West Germany) – 62 in 68
Robbie Keane (Republic of Ireland) - 68 in 146 seconds
Robert Lewandowski (Poland) – 63 of 114
Zlatan Ibrahimovic (Sweden) – 62 of 116
Imre Schlosser (Hungary) – 59 of 68
David Villa (Spain) – 59 in 98'
Edin Džeko (Bosnia-Herzegovina) – 59 at 112'
Romelu Lukaku (Belgium) – 55 of 87
Jan Koller (Czech Republic) – 91 inches
Joachim Streich (East Germany) – 55 in 102'
Wayne Rooney (England) – 53 of 120
Poul Nielsen (Denmark) – 52 at 38'
Jon Dahl Tomasson (Denmark) – 52 at 112'
Thierry Henry (France) – 51 out of 123'
Hakan Sükür (Turkey) – 51 in 112'
Lajos Tichy (Hungary) – 51 of 72
Robin van Persie (Netherlands) – 50 of 102
How did Ronaldo's international goals come?
- At home or away?
Forty-eight of Ronaldo's strikes have come home (including UEFA EURO 2004 and the 2019 UEFA Nations League Finals in Portugal), 39 away and 15 in the neutral zone.
- Win, Lose or Draw?
Ronaldo scored in 67 matches and Portugal won 56 of them. They drew five and lost six.
- One two; one two three four
Ronaldo scored nine hat-tricks, including two four-goal salvos. 15 pairs have been made, the remaining 43 goals come in a single row.
- Favorite opponents
Ronaldo''s hat-trick against Lithuania ' in November 2019 scored his 100th and 101st international goals, increasing his tally to seven against Sweden, an even figure against #39. He has currently scored six goals against Andorra' and five goals against Armenia, Latvia and Luxembourg. It has never attacked France, Germany, #39, Italy, or England.
UEFA European Championship's top scorer, including qualifying: 40
Top scorer in UEFA European Championship final tournaments: 9 (level with Michel Platini)
Dropped in most UEFA European Championship final tournaments: 4
Most goals scored by a European in competitive international events: 84
Top goalscorer in Europe FIFA World Cup qualifiers: 30
First goal in UEFA Nations League Finals: v Switzerland (semi-final, 05/06/2019, Porto) – and first hat-trick
Data correct as of 12 November 2020