Manchester United forward, Cristiano Ronaldo’s record-breaking exploits have known no limits since he made his football debut, with even his off-field achievements making the Guinness World Records.
The Portuguese football player has broken the record for most goals scored in international soccer matches (male) during Portugal vs Ireland match played on 1 September 2021 at the Algarve Stadium (Portugal).
Previously, Cristiano Ronaldo shared the record with Ali Daei (Iran), who scored 109 goals between 1993 and 2006. Against Ireland, Ronaldo missed a penalty in the first half but broke the record with two late goals to reach 111 goals.
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Guinness World Records have now honored the Manchester United star by presenting to him a certificate. In presenting the certificate to the Portuguese forward, they posted his picture and wrote;
Thank you to the Guinness World Records. Always good to be recognized as a world record breaker. Let’s keep trying to set the numbers even higher!
This is not the first time CR7 has made it to the GWR, In 2015, Guinness World Records adjudicator Mark McKinley presented the ex-Real Madrid player with honorary certificates for his many incredible world record achievements.
These included: Most goals in a UEFA Champions League season by an individual (17), Most FIFA World Player of the Year awards (3) and Most Liked Person On Facebook (Male), Most followed athlete on Twitter (with 37,831,159 followers as of 15 September 2015) and Most hat-tricks in a La Liga career (25) – a remarkable record that secured Ronaldo a spot in the Guinness World Records 2016 book.