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Ronaldo Extends Incredible International Record

On a night in which Cristiano Ronaldo scored his 700th career goal, the Portugal superstar made further history by extending one of his own incredible goalscoring records.

Read: Incredible Ronaldo Writes His Name Into History Books Again

The 34-year-old netted from the penalty spot during Portugal's 2-1 UEFA 2020 European Championship qualifying defeat to Ukraine to take his tally to 700 goals for club and country.

In doing so, he also extended his record of having scored against the most different nations, with Ukraine becoming the 41st unique country to fall victim to his goalscoring prowess.

Click through the gallery below to see some other international records held by Ronaldo!

Ronaldo has scored 95 goals in total for Portugal, which is the most by any European player ever, and second globally only to Ali Daei, who netted 109 times for Iran.

The Juventus star scored his first international goal back in 2004 against Greece, and became the first player to net in 10 consecutive international tournaments during his nation's triumphant UEFA Nations League campaign last year.

Read: Portugal's Euro Hopes Dented, Ukraine Qualify

Portugal currently sit second in Group B of Euro 2020 qualifying, eight points behind Ukraine and a single point ahead of Serbia in third place.

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