Euro 2020: Iran’s legend, Ali Dael hails Cristiano Ronaldo as he equals his goal record

Iran’s legendary striker, Ali Daei has reacted after Portugal captain, Cristiano Ronaldo after the Juventus man equalled the record for most international goals in men’s football.

Ronaldo scored twice from the spot to help Portugal draw 2-2 with France and qualified for the next round of the Euro 2020 on Wednesday.

Ronaldo has now join the highest men’s international scorer with 109 goals and has received a message of congratulations from Ali Daei, whose record he equalled.

Daei, who scored 109 goals in 149 games for Iran, wrote:

“Congratulations to Cristiano who is now one goal away from breaking the men’s international goal scoring record.

“I am honoured that this remarkable achievement will belong to Ronaldo – great champion of football and caring humanist who inspires and impacts lives throughout the world. Vamos!” He said as quoted by Metro UK.

Earlier this year, Ronaldo broke Pele’s record for the total number of goals in his career.

Ronaldo, 36, has now scored 783 goals for club and country so far.



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