Cristiano Ronaldo set three new records against Qatar
On Sunday, Portugal won 3-0 in a friendly match against Qatar. Cristiano Ronaldo scored the first goal of the game and set three new records in that match.
By playing in the match, Ronaldo set the record for:
- Most appearances as a national team captain – 181
- Most international goals – 112
- Most nations scored against – 46
Ronaldo has surpassed Sergio Ramos in most appearances as a national team captain. He has played in 181 international matches in which he has served as a true leader for Portugal.
In Euro 2020, he broke Ali Daei’s record of most international goals in history. He was the top scorer of the tournament with 5 goals. Ronaldo has scored against 46 different countries that makes him the player with most nations scored against.
The 36-year-old has been nominated for the 2021 Ballon D’Or. He has been selected for the record 16 times which means no other player has been nominated for the award more than him.