Cristiano Ronaldo was honored before kickoff for reaching his 200th Portugal cap in June
Cristiano Ronaldo has now scored 72 international goals after turning 30 year old…
…more than anyone has ever scored at any age for Germany, France, Italy, England, Spain, Netherlands, Sweden, Croatia, Denmark, Uruguay, Colombia, Chile, Mexico, USA, Egypt, Ghana and 176 more countries.
Cristiano Ronaldo’s international goals by calendar year:
Still going strong 19 years later.
Since turning 30 in 2015, Cristiano Ronaldo has scored 73 international goals for Portugal.
That’s more than the men’s top scorers for 197 nations including:
Germany: Klose (71)
Uruguay: Suárez (68)
Ivory Coast: Drogba (65)
Sweden: Ibrahimović (62)
England: Kane (59)
Spain: Villa (59)
USA: Dempsey, Donovan (57)
Cameroon: Eto’o (56)
France: Giroud (54)
Mexico: Chicharito (52)
Chile: Alexis Sanchez (51)
Netherlands: Robin van Persie (50)
Better with age
Top scorers in 2023:
40—𝐂𝐫𝐢𝐬𝐭𝐢𝐚𝐧𝐨 𝐑𝐨𝐧𝐚𝐥𝐝𝐨 (Al-Nassr/Portugal)
39—𝐄𝐫𝐥𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐇𝐚𝐚𝐥𝐚𝐧𝐝 (Man City/Norway)
35—𝐊𝐲𝐥𝐢𝐚𝐧 𝐌𝐛𝐚𝐩𝐩𝐞 (PSG/France)
Ronaldo’s still doing it at 38
Cristiano Ronaldo has now scored 100+ goals in three different decades.
◉ 2000s - 206
◉ 2010s - 550
◉ 2020s - 102
Cristiano Ronaldo is currently the year’s topscorer ahead of Erling Haaland and Kylian Mbappe
He’s 38. Will he ever stop scoring?
Roberto Martinez: “I have never worked with a player as dedicated as Cristiano Ronaldo.
He takes incredible care of his body. We have Cristiano with us for a while.“
Cristiano Ronaldo has scored nine goals from open play for Al Nassr this season across the league and AFC Champions League.
Eight of those nine were scored with his weaker left foot.
Cristiano Ronaldo has now scored more goals since turning 30 than Wayne Rooney scored in his entire career
Cristiano Ronaldo has been involved in 25 goals already this season.
Wherever he goes, he delivers