Cristiano Ronaldo improved his international goal tally to 114 for Portugal with two first half goals against Luxembourg in the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifier UEFA edition. Ronaldo scored both goals from the penalty spot, the second he had to retake because the goalkeeper was off his lines, and he made no mistake.
Ahead of the match, we reported that he could make them his biggest victim if he scored two goals and the 36 year old wasted no time in scoring two goals against his favourite opponent, Luxembourg. He has now scored eight goals against the small European country, more than any other country.
The other countries he has scored the most against after Luxembourg are another small European country Lithuania as well as the country of Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Sweden. He has scored seven goals each against the two teams in different competitions, mostly in friendlies and qualifications matches.
The match against Luxembourg is Cristiano Ronaldo's 182nd international match, a record, after surpassing Spanish defender Sergio Ramos who has played 180 games for Spain. He has also scored 114 goals in the games, also a record after surpassing Iranian striker Ali Daei's record, easy to say he's the best international player.