Cristiano Ronaldo Equals Iranian Ali Daei's Record of Most International Goals
Cristiano Ronaldo converted two penalties in Portugal vs France on Thursday to reach 109 international goals and equal Iran's Ali Daei's record of most international goals. Ahead of the final Group F game with Portugal's Euro 2020 title defence hanging by a thread, Ronaldo was on 107 goals, two short of the record but Ronaldo equalled the record during the game, which at the time of publishing the article was still ongoing.
Ronaldo put Portugal in the lead by calmly converted the first penalty, which was conceded by French goalkeeper Hugo Lloris. Bernardo Silva had sent a free kick into the box and in trying to punch the ball away, Lloris came forward and jumped but missed the ball completely and ended up hitting Danilo in the head.