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Cristiano Ronaldo Becomes Second Player to Score 100 International Goals

Portugal star Cristiano Ronaldo became the second man to score 100 international goals, achieving the landmark in a UEFA Nations League match against Sweden on Tuesday.

The 35-year-old achieved the feat in his 165th international match securing a free-kick to reach the milestone before setting up another in the second half. .

Ronaldo is eight goals behind Iran's Ali Daei, who scored 109 in his career, in the all-time list of leading international scorers.

​After the match, the Portugal captain said: "I managed to beat this milestone of 100 goals and now will go for the record. It's step-by-step. I am not obsessed because I believe records come in a natural way."

Ronaldo, who started his international career in 2003, has extended his lead over Argentina’s Lionel Messi to 31 international goals.

Several footballers including the Brazilian legend Pele were quick to pay tribute to the Juventus star’s international milestone.

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