Cristiano Ronaldo has reached 101 goals for Portugal and here is how CR7 has established this impressive scoring record.
Cristiano Ronaldo scored a double for Portugal against Sweden in the second Nations League match. These goals helped Ronaldo become the second player to surpass 100 goals in the national team shirt.
Currently, CR7 has 101 goals, only 8 goals behind Ali Daei’s record in the Iranian team. So how did Ronaldo set this proud scoring milestone?
Time Ronaldo scores
Ronaldo scored more in the second half (60 goals) than in the first half (41 goals). In particular, Ronaldo was very graceful to score after 76 minutes when he had 30 goals in the last 15 minutes of the match.
How Ronaldo scores
Ronaldo scores the best with his right foot. He has 55 shots with his right foot in the net, 22 times with his left foot and 24 times with his head.
Ronaldo scores the most goals with his right foot
In terms of scoring method, Ronaldo only scored about 20% of the goals for the Portuguese team with a free kick (10) and penalty kick (11).
Which opponent to score against?
Ronaldo has scored against 41 different teams. In particular, Sweden and Lithuania are the two most favorite CR7 victims with a total of 7 conceding the opponent’s net.
However, Ronaldo was quite ungainly when he met the big Europeans. He has a total of 15 matches England (2), France (3), Germany (3), Italy (2) and Spain (5), but only scored against Spain. It was a hat-trick in the 2018 World Cup group stage match.
Ronaldo has had 17 consecutive years scoring for the Portuguese team since his debut in 2004. Remarkably, CR7 has a much better scoring record after turning 30. He scored 46 goals in The last 5 years.
The goals Ronaldo scored in different tournaments?
Ronaldo scored the most in World Cup qualifiers (30) and Euro qualifiers (31), followed by friendlies (17), Euro finals (9), World Cup finals (7), Nations League (5) and Confed Cup (2).
Player assists for Ronaldo
28 players have assisted Ronaldo to score in the colors of the Portuguese team. In which, Ricardo Quaresma and Joao Moutinho are CR7’s best partners when they both have 8 passes to clear the deck.