Eight outrageous Cristiano Ronaldo stats after another four-goal haul

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Cristiano Ronaldo was at it again on Tuesday night as the Juventus forward bagged four goals in Portugal’s 5-1 victory over Lithuania.

The victory saw Ronaldo break yet another record, with his status as one of the greatest players of all time long since cemented.

We’ve taken a look at eight ridiculous stats to come out after his latest bout of goalscoring genius.

– Following his four-goal haul against Lithuania, Ronaldo is now the top scorer in European Championship qualifiers with 25 goals in 31 appearances, two more than Robbie Keane.

– Ronaldo has now scored 54 hat-tricks for club and country throughout his career.

– He has now scored a hat-trick in 12 different countries: Lithuania, Portugal, Italy, Russia, Spain, Japan, Armenia, Sweden, Turkey, Northern Ireland, Netherlands and England.

– Ronaldo has now scored 93 goals in 160 caps for Portugal.

– Those 93 goals have come against 40 different countries.

– He is now just 16 goals short of the all-time international record which belongs to Ali Daei, who scored 109 goals in 149 caps for Iran.

– Ronaldo has now scored a total of 695 goals for club and country throughout his career while also registering 214 assists.

– If a player was to score 40 goals for the next 15 seasons, they would still be 95 goals short of Ronaldo’s record.


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