Cristiano Ronaldo Ends His International Goal Drought in the Win Over Luxembourg
Cristiano Ronaldo scores his 103rd goal for Portugal in a win over Luxembourg.
One thing no one can stop Cristiano Ronaldo is him scoring goals. In the World Cup Qualifiers match against Luxembourg, he scored his 103rd goal for Portugal, taking the team to the top of their group.
Cristiano Ronaldo scored his 103rd goal for Portugal in a match against Luxembourg.
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The goal scored by the Juventus forward was also the first one of the campaign. Besides his 50th minute goal, his teammates Diogo Jota and João Palhinha also scored in the 1-3 victory over Luxembourg. It was the first goal for Palhinha while playing for his national team.
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With his 103 international goals, Cristiano Ronaldo is just six goals away from setting an all-time record of 109 international goals. What's more interesting is the fact that he's scored an international goal every year since 2004. Absolutely mind-blowing statistics.
Now Portugal is level with Serbia at the top of Group A, against which they had a controversial draw of 2-2 at the weekend. Cristiano Ronaldo was denied a stoppage-time winner during the match, which led to the controversial draw.
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With no goal-line technology in place, Cristiano's late goal was deemed to have not crossed the line by the officials. For protesting the decision, he was instead booked by the referee. After the final whistle, CR7 threw his captain's armband on the pitch and stormed down the tunnel at the Rajko Mitic Stadium in Belgrade.
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