Ronaldo Head Of The Table With Late Goals

Jonathan Grant | September 2nd, 2021

Cristiano Ronaldo just will not go away, will he? He made big news last week when it was revealed that he’d be heading back to Manchester United. And now the 36 year-old is officially the highest scoring man in the history of international soccer. That took place on Wednesday night as his Portugal team took on Ireland in World Cup qualifiers.

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Playing at home, they trailed 0-1 to the Irish and looked like they were set to lose when Ronaldo scored on a header to equalize with four minutes left in regulation. The two teams then looked set to settle for a draw when he again headed the ball home to secure a famous victory for his side that will not be soon forgotten. He now has 111 goals in international play in 180 appearances. He might be aging, but he’s doing so like a fine wine…

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