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20th Jun 2018

Cristiano Ronaldo broke another record with his goal against Morocco

He now has 85 international goals

Robert Redmond

Cristiano Ronaldo has done it again.

The Portugal captain stole the show in the opening round of World Cup matches with his stunning hat-trick against Spain last Friday, and didn’t take long to make a mark in his country’s second match at the tournament.

Ronaldo scored after just four minutes of the game against Morocco on Wednesday afternoon in Moscow. The Real Madrid forward evaded the Morocco defence to score a brilliant bullet header from Bernando Silva’s corner.

The goal was Ronaldo’s fourth of the tournament so far, putting him in contention to win the Golden Boot, awarded to the top scorer at the World Cup.

Ronaldo also broke another record with his header.

The 33-year-old has now scored 85 goals for Portugal, and now has more goals than any other European player in the history of international football. He went ahead of Hungarian Ferenc Puskas and is now only behind Ali Daei for the most goals at international level.

Ronaldo needs another 25 goals to go ahead of the former Iran striker and become the top scoring international in football history. He probably won’t stop until he breaks that record too.