Cristiano Ronaldo receives Guinness World Record award

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Cristiano-Ronaldo-receives-Guinness-World-Record-awardPortugal's star footballer Cristiano Ronaldo has made another big record. Ronaldo has become the first football player in history to play 200 international matches.

An overview of the news

  • The 38-year-old Ronaldo set this record as soon as he was named in the playing XI against Iceland in the 2024 Euro Cup qualifying match.

  • The Guinness World Records team honored Ronaldo for this record before the match.

  • In the match held in Iceland's capital Reykjavik, Ronaldo scored a goal in the 89th minute and gave the team a 1–0 victory over Iceland.

  • With this win, Portugal have retained the top spot in Group J with wins from all four matches they have played so far.

Cristiano Ronaldo

  • Cristiano Ronaldo made his international debut for Portugal on 20 August 2003.

  • Now even after almost 20 years, this player is not only playing matches but is also playing an important role in helping his team win.

  • Ronaldo also holds the record for most international goals with 123 goals.

Player with most international matches

  • Kuwait's Bader Al-Mutawa is in second place in terms of playing most international matches, who has played a total of 196 matches so far.

  • Malaysia's Soh Chin Ain is third with 195 matches.

  • Lionel Messi of Argentina is joint 11th with 175 matches.

  • Team India captain Sunil Chhetri tops the list playing 137 international matches for India.

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