CR7 reaches iconic scoring milestone

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Portugal superstar Cristiano Ronaldo has written his name into the history books by becoming the first male European player to score 100 international goals.

The 35-year-old reached the incredible milestone on Tuesday evening when he netted the opening goal of his side’s 2-0 UEFA Nations League A victory over Sweden.

Scroll through the gallery above for images of Cristiano Ronaldo's 100th international goal

In doing so, he became the first male player from the European continent to reach a century of goals on the international stage, and only the second overall behind former Iran international Ali Daei, who netted 109 times.

The five-time Ballon d’Or winner achieved the milestone on his 165th appearance and went on to add to his tally during the match, netting again in the 79th minute to ensure Portugal's victory.

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