Cristiano Ronaldo in history with a double: it’s an all-time record
Two goals to celebrate the night that puts him even further into soccer history.
Cristiano Ronaldo matador in Portugal’s victory over Liechtenstein. In fact, CR7 scored two more goals in the Lusitanian selection’s victory, which opened with a resounding 4-0 victory on its way to Euro 2024. For the former Juventus striker, however, the evening in Lisbon is historic for another reason.
As of this Thursday night, in fact, Cristiano Ronaldo is the player in soccer history to have played the most games for his country’s national team. Against Liechtenstein, in fact, he reached 197, surpassing Kuwaiti Bader Al-Mutawa. And he also took the opportunity to score goals number 119 and 120 on the Lusitanians’ jersey.
Cristiano Ronaldo had made his debut with the Portugal national team almost two decades ago. It was August 20, 2003, and it was a friendly against Kazakhstan. Since 2007 he has been the captain of his country’s selection.