Ronaldo scored two goals in Portugal’s victory over Republic of Ireland to the highest goalscorer in the history of men’s international football.
After scoring Portugal’s equalizer in added time, Ronaldo became the highest goalscorer in the history of men’s international football. Ronaldo then put Portugal Infront few minutes later to increase his hold on the record.
Ronaldo netted his first international goal in a 2-1 loss to Greece in the opening game of Euro 2004 in Portugal, where the hosts later lost to Greece 1-0 in the final.
Daei, nicknamed the ‘Shariar’ (King in Persian), scored a remarkable 109 goals in 149 appearances for Iran between 1993 and 2006, an achievement many thought would never be matched.
Daei has said on several occasions that he would be “delighted” if Ronaldo broke his record, as he believes the Juventus striker ranks among the best three players in history, alongside Lionel Messi and Diego Maradona