Ronaldo Means Business: It Is All About Making More Records Than Breaking Records
Cristiano Ronaldo Receives Guinness World Records Recognition for 200 International Caps
Cristiano Ronaldo, the renowned Portuguese footballer currently playing for Al-Nassr, has been honoured by Guinness World Records for his exceptional achievements in international football.
During Portugal’s Euro 2024 Qualifiers match against Iceland on June 20, Ronaldo reached an unprecedented milestone, earning his 200th international cap. To commemorate this extraordinary feat, Guinness World Records presented Ronaldo with an official certificate, solidifying his position as a record holder. As a special gift, he was also presented with a Portugal jersey bearing the number “200” on the back, symbolizing his groundbreaking caps.
Despite reaching this momentous record and holding the title of Portugal’s all-time leading scorer, the 38-year-old superstar has no intention of retiring from international football. Ronaldo expressed his unwavering dedication to continue making a significant impact on the international stage, reaffirming his commitment to representing his country.
Under the guidance of new Portugal coach Roberto Martinez, Ronaldo has already demonstrated his scoring prowess by netting four goals in three games. However, he was unable to score in the recent 3-0 victory over Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Cristiano Ronaldo’s achievement of attaining 200 international caps has garnered widespread attention, with Sports Brief highlighting his monumental career milestone. Recognized as one of the greatest footballers of all time, Ronaldo surpassed Bader Al-Mutawa of Kuwait earlier this year, solidifying his position as the undisputed leader in international appearances.
During the 2024 UEFA Euro Qualifiers match against Iceland, Ronaldo etched his name in history by becoming the first player ever to reach the remarkable milestone of 200 caps for his national team. This accomplishment serves as a testament to his enduring talent, unwavering dedication, and longevity in the sport.
Ahead of his 200th international appearance, Ronaldo expressed his steadfast commitment to the Portuguese national team. In a statement quoted by Sports Brief, he emphasized his passion and determination by stating that he would “never give up” playing for Portugal, highlighting his unwavering resolve to continue contributing to the success of his country on the international stage.