Ronaldo reacts to milestone hat-trick

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Following his record-breaking hat-trick against Luxembourg on Tuesday night, Portugal superstar Cristiano Ronaldo has reacted to the 58th three-goal haul of his career. 

The Manchester United superstar netted his 10th international hat-trick, more than any other player in history, as Portugal thrashed their opponents 5-0 in their 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifier in front of their home fans. 

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The five-time Ballon d'Or winner scored two early penalties and a header in the later stages of the match, while Joao Palhinha and Red Devils teammate Bruno Fernandes registered a goal each to remain within touching distance of the top spot in their qualifying group. 

Scroll through the gallery above to see Ronaldo's celebrating to his goals against Luxembourg

The 36-year-old talisman took to Instagram after the match to react to extending his international goals record to 115 strikes. 

"Another victory, another step towards our goal, another historic night in defence of our colours," Ronaldo wrote. 

"Everything becomes easier when we play at home and in front of an audience that cares for us from the first to the last minute…  

"I had promised that I would always be looking for more and more and more!  

"It's in my DNA and in our DNA, we're never content, we never lower our arms and we always go."

Portugal remain in second place in Group A with a game in hand, and trail leaders Serbia by just a single point.

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