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Ronaldo Now 2nd Among All-Time Record Scorers Worldwide

Cristiano Ronaldo Now 2nd Among All-Time Record Scorers Worldwide

By David Kappel - Jun 18, 2018 08:00 PM @kappilinho

Portugal captain Cristiano Ronaldo set the 2018 FIFA World Cup alight with his hat-trick against Spain, and his triple saw him climb into second spot among the top international goalscorers in history.

Click through the gallery above to see the seven leading international goalscorers in the history of the game.

The Portuguese scored all three goals in his side's 3-3 draw with 2010 World Cup champions Spain on Friday.

In doing so, he become only the fourth player to score in four different editions of the global showpiece, joining the likes of Uwe Seeler, Pele and Miroslav Klose, while also matching Asamoah Gyan's record of netting in nine successive major tournaments.

Overall, Ronaldo has now scored 84 goals for Portugal, and has become the joint all-time record scorer in European history. He equalled Hungary legend Ferenc Puskas’ record of 84 strikes and moved into the joint second spot worldwide.

Only legendary Iran striker Ali Daei has scored more at international level after retiring with 109 goals in 2006.

Read: Messi Comments On Ronaldo Wanting To Leave Real

Ronaldo is currently the leading goalscorer at the World Cup in Russia, having scored one strike more than second-placed Diego Costa and Dimitri Cheryshev.

Do you think Ronaldo can still become the all-time record scorer worldwide? Have your say in the comments section below.


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Babewami Joined: 09 Dec 2016
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Babewami Jun 20, 2018 01:15 PM
Who is the Legend now Olla CR7 salute, aweeeeee
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NtsetG Joined: 16 Nov 2017
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NtsetG Jun 20, 2018 11:45 AM
@bbs1977 thoughtful hey it should be renamed after him,,,, because no current crop of players are close to him ,,,so it will take them decades.
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Flipping lyf Joined: 21 Apr 2017
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Flipping lyf Jun 19, 2018 09:54 AM
His name is cristiano "Record" Ronaldo hate him in ur own peril he's born to rule world football
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bbs1977 Joined: 15 Feb 2010
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bbs1977 Jun 19, 2018 08:53 AM
So once he scored one more goal, will the PUSKAS award renamed RONALDO's award?
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VIPER305 Joined: 08 Sep 2011
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VIPER305 Jun 19, 2018 08:01 AM
Second in the whole world? Ok by end of this he will be less than 20.. by euro he brake it
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musazumakhosi Jun 19, 2018 07:51 AM
He will be the leading goalscorer in this tournament for sho
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tshoshandros Jun 19, 2018 12:34 AM
@Qhaf-Qhaf it took 15yrs for King CRR7 to score 84 goals, so as someone who is well upstairs(normal) u think it'll take him another 15 to score 25 goals? Think like person.
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soccer Yemi Jun 18, 2018 11:49 PM
The main man
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nhloĺozaniwalekhosi Jun 18, 2018 10:57 PM
Where is messi
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BucsAPLA Jun 18, 2018 10:14 PM
@Qhaf-Qhaf.Hahah!You just killed me there.But don't you think that Ali Daei might have perhaps scored his goals during the no offside era...?
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Cow95 Joined: 18 Dec 2016
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Cow95 Jun 18, 2018 09:25 PM
But there's still people comparing him with these regular players
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Qhaf-Qhaf Jun 18, 2018 09:25 PM
Ronaldo will never break Ali Daei's record of 109 international goals . He must forget about it , it will take him another 15 years to score 25 goals for his country and he would be 50 years old then

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