Record-breaking Cristiano Ronaldo said Portugal “believed they could win to the end” after his two goals recently ended the Republic of Ireland. Football, surpassing the record of Iranian Ali Daei, who headed twice at home in the final minutes of the World Cup qualifying in the Algarve Stadium and led Portugal to 111 goals, two ahead of the previous record. from Ireland, but Ronaldo believed Portugal could take all three points. He said: “I’m very happy, not only because I broke the record, but also because of the special moments we had. Two goals at the end of the game.” It was very difficult, but I have to appreciate the team’s performance. We believed the followers until the end. I am very happy. Sponsored by Smart Web NGA Affordable cloud hostingSecure Your IoT: Why Intelligent Insider Threat and Attack Detection Is Key (TechBeacon) The Cybersecurity EO and Critical Software: What You Need To Know The Cybersecurity EO and Critical Software: What You Need To Know (TechBeacon) Trends Ronaldo breaks records: We believed until the end Roles: Van de Beek denied Everton Emerson’s late loan switch: I check my medals every day Tsitsipas booed to go to the bathroomArsenal pressed the reset button but Arteta needs a quick fix Premier League summer transfers: KlubEubank Jr’s club: Golovkin “interested” in an “epic war”! Who can win the Super Bowl LVI? Raikkonen withdraws from Formula 1 Why didn’t Liverpool spend more this summer? It seemed to be a frustrating night for the 36-year-old as Ronaldo stopped an early penalty from 19-year-old Irish goalkeeper Gavin Bazunu. On the incident, Ronaldo added, “It’s part of the game, it’s part of the business.Sometimes you hit, sometimes there is a mistake, but I still believe until the end of the game. I’m really excited to score goals and win the game. He later posted on Instagram: “Of all the records I have broken during my career and luckily there were some, this one is very special for me and is certainly on the shelf of achievements that make me really proud.” First of all because every time I represent my country it is a special moment to know that I am defending Portugal and showing the world what the Portuguese are made of. I watch my idols play for their flags every two summers at the European Championships and the World Cup, millions and millions of Portuguese citizens around the world. Every sacrifice is worth it. “Another reason why I appreciate this achievement as much as it does now is that Ali Daei set the standards at such a high level that even I thought at some point that I would never” Congratulations to the ‘Sharia’ for maintaining “could hit the record for so long and thank you for showing me so much respect every time I’ve scored and I’ve come closer and closer to his outstanding number.” Thank you Portugal.Thanks to all of my teammates and opponents who made this trip so memorable. Let’s meet in the field for years to come as well. I’m not going to close the account yet … Phil Babb at Sky Sports: “It’s weird because he was silent for 89 minutes. Ireland had done well to thwart him and when they crossed the balls I thought Duffy and Egan was very good. He had no real impact on the game until the goals. “But put that aside, the time comes, the man comes. Once again he produces and literally pulls his side to victory.” It’s one those debates, but the greatest of all time for me… When he broke into the Sporting team he was a skinny man and became that top athlete and one of the greatest of all time phenomenal journey Portugal coach Fernando Santos: “Of course we are all with his Balance sheet satisfied.There is no Portuguese who is not happy to see him as the best international goalscorer in history. “But that would happen at some point. I don’t see that Cristiano wouldn’t score a goal in five, six or ten.” or 15 games are still to play.