CRISTIANO RONALDO could be warmly congratulated by Ali Daei if he breaks the Iran legend’s worldwide aim report.
No man has scored greater than 51-year-old Daei on the worldwide stage, with 109 bagged in 13 years for his nation.
Cristiano Ronaldo is seven objectives away from the worldwide aim reportCredit score: Getty Pictures – Getty
Ali Daei ‘sincerely hopes’ the Portugal ahead beats his tallyCredit score: EPA
One other strike for Portugal final week put Ronaldo one step nearer to the report and his tally stands at 102.
It appears solely a matter of time till the Juventus star, 35, claims the honour and Daei is trying ahead to that second.
The previous striker is quoted by Record as saying: “I sincerely hope that Cristiano Ronaldo will attain my aim report for the nationwide workforce.
“Under no circumstances [would I be hurt], it might be an actual honour for me if a participant in his class might do it.
“Cristiano Ronaldo is without doubt one of the greatest gamers not solely of his time, however of all time. He’s an absolute phenomenon.
“I’d congratulate him straight. However first he has to get there.
MEN’S ALL-TIME TOP INTERNATIONAL GOALSCORERS
- Ali Daei – Iran – 109 objectives – 149 caps
- Cristiano Ronaldo – Portugal – 102 objectives – 169 caps
- Mokhtar Dahari – Malaysia – 88 objectives – 131 caps
- Ferenc Puskás – Hungary – 84 objectives – 85 caps
- Godfrey Chitalu – Zambia – 79 objectives – 111 caps
- Hussein Saeed – Iraq – 78 objectives – 137 caps
- Pelé – Brazil – 77 objectives – 92 caps
- Kunishige Kamamoto – Japan – 75 objectives – 76 caps
=8 Bashar Abdullah – Kuwait – 75 objectives – 134 caps
10. Sunil Chhetri – India – 72 objectives – 115 caps
=10. Majed Abdullah – Saudi Arabia – 72 objectives – 117 caps
“Cristiano Ronaldo already has 102 objectives for Portugal and can beat my report, I am positive of that, however he nonetheless has seven objectives to go.”
Portugal tackle Croatia on Tuesday evening with an out of doors shot of jumping France to win Nations League group A3.
Subsequent 12 months, Ronaldo can have the possibility so as to add to his tally with Euro 2020 warm-up video games earlier than the potential alternative to interrupt the report in the course of the event.
Hungary, France and Germany await the defending champions in Group F.
Coach Fernando Santos has performed down the significance of Ronaldo breaking the aim report forward of the Croatia recreation.
He stated: “No person can be fascinated with Cristiano.
“The [other players] is not going to be fascinated with not scoring as a way to give the possibility to another person.
“Even Cristiano would not need that to occur. Cristiano will rating when he has to attain. The [other players] is not going to be fascinated with that.”