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A Breakdown Of Cristiano Ronaldo's Record Breaking 111 International Goals; With Only 14 Penalties

Cristiano Ronaldo set the record of most international goals scored, in Portugal's world cup qualifiers against Republic of Ireland.

He was tied with Ali Daei of Iran on 109 goals scored before the match went underway.

He was presented the chance to move a top Ali Daei and claim the bragging right in the 12th minutes, but, he saw his spot kick saved by the Irish goalkeeper.

His time finally came in the 86th minutes, when he scored an equaliser with a fine header, and move pass Ali Daei as the holder of the record.

He scored another header in the stoppage time that proved to be the winning goal.

In the process, he further cemented his name as the footballer with the highest goals scored in the history of International football with 111 goals.

Here is the breakdown of his goals.

He scored 111 goals

Right foot: 58 goals

Left foot: 25 goals

Head: 28 goals

Inside Box: 90 goals

Outside Box: 21 goals

Free-kicks: 10 goals

Penalties: 14 goals

Open play: 87 goals

Hat-tricks: 9

Many of his critics call him Penaldo, but, these statistics show that he scored only 14 penalty goals.

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