The Lusitanian star Cristiano Ronaldo scored his 100th and 101st with the Portugal jersey this Tuesday against Sweden on the second round of the Nations League (2-0), approaching the absolute record of goals with the national team that Iranian Ali Daei has (109).
The five-time Ballon d’Or, 35, scored the 1-0 free-kick in the 45th minute, and also the 2-0 taking advantage of a pass from the Atlético de Madrid player Joao Felix to beat the Scandinavian goalkeeper Robin Olsen with his right hand.
This Duel against Sweden was Ronaldo’s first since the beginning of August and the elimination of Juventus by Lyon in the second round of the Champions League.
In The current squad of Portugal suffered an infection in his right foot and received antibiotics, which prevented him from playing on Saturday against Croatia, on the first day of the League of Nations, a match that his team won 4-1 despite the absence of its captain and reference.
Precisely It was against Sweden, in 2013, when Ronaldo equaled Pauleta’s record for goals in the Portuguese team (47), in the second leg of the play-off for the 2014 World Cup, for which he classified his team with a triplet that day.
Ronaldo scored his first goal for the national team on June 12, 2004, in the opening match of the Eurocup, against Greece, ultimately the winner. I was 19 years old.
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