Cristiano Ronaldo Breaks Ali Daei's Goalscoring Record: 5 Things You Should Know

Cristiano Ronaldo has broken the world record for international goalscoring after netting twice in Portugal's 3-2 victory against Iran. The Portugal captain surpassed former Iranian striker Ali Daei's tally of 109 international goals after scoring his 110th and 111th goals for his country during the World Cup qualification match on Monday.

Cristiano Ronaldo Breaks Ali Daei's Goalscoring Record: 5 Things You Should Know

Cristiano Ronaldo has broken the world record for international goalscoring after netting twice in Portugal's 3-2 victory against Iran. The Portugal captain surpassed former Iranian striker Ali Daei's tally of 109 international goals after scoring his 110th and 111th goals for his country during the World Cup qualification match on Monday.


The record-breaker said: "It is a really great moment and I am very happy to have broken the record. Cristiano Ronaldo's Goal vs. Morocco Ronaldo lifts the ball over the onrushing goalkeeper to score his second of the game and a hat-trick.#PORESP #IRNPOR pic.twitter.com/rv9WJnJAWv — B/R Football (@brfootball) November 19, 2017 "There is only one Ali Daei and there will never be another. He is the greatest player in history and it is beautiful to join him." Here, PREMIUM TIMES takes a look at five things you should know about the legendary striker. 1. He is considered to be the greatest goal-scorer of all time and is often referred to as the king of football.

What are the Underlying Factors to Ronaldo's Success
Ronaldo's raw ability has never been in question. Over the years, his dribbling and pace has always made him a handful for defenders. His footballing ability has always been pretty much unparalleled by the rest of his counterparts, although he has to deal with constant criticism from opposition fans and pundits. But it's not only what he does on the pitch, but how he conducts himself off the pitch which has endeared the Real Madrid star to the global football fraternity. The Portuguese star has been in scintillating form this season for the La Liga giants. His 14 goals so far in La Liga has been impressive, and his form in the Champions League this season has been exceptional.

5 Things You Should Know About Cristiano Ronaldo
1. At the age of 31, Cristiano Ronaldo is the oldest player to ever reach 110 international goals for his country. 2. He becomes only the fourth European player to reach 100 international goals. 3. The fourth of those players is his hero, Zinedine Zidane. 4. In total, Ronaldo has scored 121 international goals. 5. He has helped Portugal to win three European Championships, a World Cup and the 2008 Olympic Games.

Conclusion
Shaban Abdollahi: Iran will have to be at 100 percent to beat Portugal in their last game. Not only do we have to be able to get the three points but to keep Ronaldo and Pepe quiet. #IRNPOR #WorldCup pic.twitter.com/sy8XoUi2Iq — Persia World Cup ???????? (@IranWorldCup2018) June 20, 2018 He has now scored an incredible 104 times for his country, breaking a tie with Iran's Ali Daei. Here are five things you should know about Ronaldo. 1. Ronaldo scored his first international goal aged 17 The Real Madrid forward, now 33, made his international debut for Portugal in November 2003, a year after his 21st birthday, and scored in the first game against Faroe Islands. 2.