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Cristiano Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo is the greatest, active goalscorer in international football
PORTO, PORTUGAL – JUNE 05: Cristiano Ronaldo of Portugal. (Photo by Jan Kruger/Getty Images)

Cristiano Ronaldo is definitely a name you’ll have heard of. Not content with dominating the domestic game, Ronaldo wants all the international records as well.

His hattrick against Switzerland this week took him to 88 goals for Portugal. That not only makes him the highest scoring active international footballer but the second in the list of top international goalscorers ever.

In terms of European goalscorers, he’s the highest bar none. Ronaldo has scored more goals that Puskas, Muller and Ibrahimovic, to name just three legends.

21 goals separate him from the top of the international goalscorer charts. Expect Ronaldo not to stop until he gets there.