Monday, 4 September 2017

Ronaldo Scores hat-trick & Overtakes Pele on the List of International Scorers

Cristano Ronaldo has now scored 78 to leap-frog Pele of Brazil with 77 goals. With this record Ronaldo joins the History 's five elite international scorers.

Ronaldo hit a hat-trick for Portugal in a 5-1 win over the Faroe Islands in World Cup qualifying on Thursday night to take his international tally to 78, the first of those a spectacular scissor kick early on in the game. 

Pele took time-out to congratulate Ronaldo in recognition of Ronaldo's achievement.

For Ronaldo to get into first position on the international goal scorers chart he now has to overtake Godfrey Chitalu (79) in 4th position, Kunishige Kamamoto (80) in 3rd position, Ferenc Puskas (84) in 2nd position, & Ali Daei (109) in 1st position on the the international roll of honor.

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