Al Nassr Striker Cristiano Ronaldo becomes the first player to reach 200 International appearances.
The striker celebrated the achievement by scoring the winner against Iceland in the Euros qualifiers.
Ronaldo scored the only goal of the game and was in a joyful mood. Overtaking Kuwait forward Bader Al-Mutawa’s 196-cap record in March.
Before the beginning of the match, the player was honored with a Guinness Book of Records plaque.
The Portugal national team reacted to the achievement with a tweet saying, “How it started. How it’s going”, above a picture of a young Ronaldo playing in an early appearance for Portugal alongside a photo of a jubilant Ronaldo during Tuesday’s game.
It was Cristiano Ronaldo’s 123 International goals, and that is another record for the Superstar.
However, Ronaldo reacted to the achievement, saying, “So happy. It’s that kind of moment that you never expect to do, 200 caps. For me, it’s an unbelievable achievement.”
Ronaldo told UEFA’s website “Of course, to score the winning goal, it’s even more special.
Why Did Ronaldo Leave Real Madrid
In July 2018, Cristiano Ronaldo departed Real Madrid in order to sign with Juventus, an Italian football team. His departure was influenced by a number of factors:
A quarrel over a new contract is said to have occurred between Ronaldo and Florentino Pérez, president of Real Madrid.
He demanded a better contract that would have made him one of the highest-paid athletes in the world, but the team refused to budge.
Juventus made a large offer to sign Ronaldo, both financially and in terms of remuneration.
The Italian team was keen to add a player of Ronaldo’s ability to their roster in order to increase their prospects of winning the Champions League and consolidating their dominance in the local league.
Sporting aspirations: Ronaldo wanted to keep winning championships and thought Juventus provided him with a challenging atmosphere to do it.
He viewed it as a chance to make an impression in a different league and aid Juventus in retaining their domestic supremacy while pursuing European glory.
Personal factors: Ronaldo highlighted personal factors as another reason for leaving Real Madrid. In Italy, he desired a new beginning and a different way of life, both on and off the field.
Cristiano Ronaldo Salary Per Week
Cristiano Ronaldo received the largest pay in football history after joining Al-Nassr on December 30, 2022.
A two-and-a-half year contract with the Saudi Pro League side will pay Ronaldo $214 million (£177 million/€200 million) annually.
He received a signing bonus as well, reportedly worth $107 million.
Cristiano Ronaldo Wife
Cristiano Ronaldo has never been married, however Georgina Rodriguez is the girlfriend of Cristiano Ronaldo’s girlfriend.
A dancer and model from Spain is named Georgina Rodriguez. Since 2016, she and Cristiano Ronaldo have been dating. Together, the couple has four kids.