- Cristiano Ronaldo netted his 700th career-goal as Ukraine stunned Portugal 2-1 in a Euro 2020 qualifier
- Roman Yaremchuk and Andriy Yarmolenko netted two goals for Ukraine in the first half
- The Ukraine side has now qualified for the Euro 2020 tournament
Cristiano Ronaldo, Juventus and Portugal forward, made a massive statement after scoring his 700th career goal on Monday night at NSK Olimpijs Kiev.
Ronaldo’s goal from the spot was not enough to stop Selecao from suffering a 2-1 defeat as Ukraine claimed a place in the Euro 2020.
Reacting moments after the contest, the ex-Real Madrid and Man United star stressed that it is no longer strange for him to set new standards.
"Not just anyone can reach this figure. Thank you to my team-mates, colleagues and coaches who have helped me to become the player I am.
"... How many records do I have? I don't know. I have to enjoy the moment and thank those who helped me reach this impressive mark.
"The last time I played at this ground I won the Champions League, a beautiful moment that is in the past. Today we played well but couldn't win. Records come naturally—I don't go looking for them; records are looking for me! Without having an obsession, they happen naturally."
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