Ronaldo has featured in 182 games in a Portugal shirt to date, which makes him the most capped European men’s player in history, and he is now only 13 behind former Malaysia international Soh Chin Ann’s all-time mark.
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Portugal moved to within a point of Group A leaders Serbia after their latest win, and are now well on course for a spot at the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, with Ronaldo eager to continue leading from the front for Fernando Santos’ side as they chase down major silverware.
“Another victory, another step towards our goal, another historic night in defence of our colours!” the United striker wrote on Instagram after the Luxembourg game. “Everything becomes easier when we play at home and in front of an audience that cares for us from the first to the last minute…
“I had promised that I would always be looking for more and more and more! It’s in my DNA and in our DNA, we’re never content, we never lower our arms and we always go.”