Portuguese footballer, Cristiano Ronaldo was rewarded for his excellence and Longevity with the Guinness World Records certificate for reaching 200 international games.
The closest to Ronaldo’s tally is Bader Al-Mutawa, who was capped by Kuwait on 196 occasions.
Fittingly, Ronaldo marked the occasion by scoring the winner in the 89th minute as Portugal won 1-0 against Iceland, who had been reduced to ten men following the dismissal of William Thor Williamson,,n.
The 38-year-old delivered the victory against an Iceland side that had been reduced to ten men when he turned home Goncalo Inacio’s header with a poacher’s finish and was ecstatic.
Ronaldo leads Portugal in almost every statistical category after making his senior debut for the Selecao against Kazakhstan in August 2003.
The former Manchester United and Real Madrid man won the European Championship with Portugal in 2016 and also experienced success in the Nations League in 2019.