Cristiano Ronaldo set another record last night with his tenth hat-trick for Portugal. The 36-year-old star scored three times in the World Cup qualifying match (5-0 win) with Luxembourg and was close to a fourth goal with a nice bicycle kick.
In fact, Cristiano Ronaldo is rarely satisfied and he is always looking for more, he said in a post after his hat-trick. Instagram to know his millions of followers. “It’s in my DNA, in our DNA. We are never satisfied and will always fight to achieve more.”
Ronaldo recently broke the record for most games played for a European country. The counter is now at 182 international matches, two more than the Spaniard Sergio Ramos. With his tenth hat-trick, the Manchester United attacker thus set a new milestone and has this special statistic in his hands as the first international.
Ronaldo is already well on his way to another record. The Portuguese now has 36 goals in World Cup qualifiers to his name. Only Carlos Ruiz (Guatemala) achieved a higher production with 39 hits. But it seems only a matter of time before that record also falls. Ronaldo has already scored 115 goals for Portugal.
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“Another victory and another step closer to our goal”, Ronaldo also briefly reacted to the easy victory over Luxembourg. The Portuguese are in second place in their group with one point less than Serbia, but they do have a duel less played Only the number in each group qualifies directly for next year’s World Cup in Qatar.
Ronaldo is experiencing good times again. He was also named player of the month in the Premier League last week. His recent move from Juventus to Manchester United has certainly not gone unnoticed. The superstar scored twice against Newcastle United and one week later against West Ham United. He was also of great value in the Champions League. For example, Ronaldo signed for the winning goal against Villarreal and he was also accurate against Young Boys.
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