Cristiano Ronaldo, 36, became the new world record holder for international goals amid Wednesday’s World Cup qualifying match against the Republic of Ireland.
Ronaldo first broke the record and scored his 110th goal with a header at the 89-minute mark, bringing the tense game to an even 1-1.
Portugal ultimately took home the victory after the 36-year-old scored with another header during the sixth minute of five minutes of added time.
Ronaldo told RTE’s Tony O’Donoghue that he was “so happy” with the outcome of today’s match.
“Not only because I beat the record but because of the special moments that we had,” he said during the post-match interview. “Two goals in the end of the game … so tough but I have to appreciate what the team did, playing until the end.”
He also expressed gratitude to his supporters.
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