Cristiano Ronaldo breaks Euro qualifying goal record

Ronaldo I'm happy and enjoying this moment

Portugal captain Cristiano Ronaldo took his worldwide tally to 93 goals when he scored four times to give the European champions a 5-1 win away to Lithuania in their Euro 2020 qualifier on Tuesday.

Equally, the 34-year-old also celebrated his eighth Portugal hat-trick with his display in the Euro 2020 Group B qualifying clash in Vilnius, a performance his total global goal haul to 93 goals.

Meanwhile, Ronaldo will look to improve his Serie A tally when Juventus resume their league campaign against Fiorentina on Saturday. Subscribe to our SMS sports service by texting "SPORTS" to 22840.

He will be looking forward to October as Portugal play host to Luxembourg before heading to Kiev to tackle Ukraine as Euro 2020 qualifying returns during the global break.

Ronaldo produced a low shot which bobbled twice in front of Setkus in the 62nd minute, but the Lithuania goalkeeper somehow contrived to palm it into the ground, up off his own head, and into the net.

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Manchester City star Silva then laid on another for the master poacher, who sidefooted home before being replaced to applause from the home fans.

Portugal has eight points from four qualifiers, overcoming two early draws to sit in second place in Group B with eight points-and with a game in hand-behind Ukraine, which has 13 points through five games.

"I'm having a good time, but the team was doing very well too", Ronaldo told reporters.

"I'm not only happy because of the goals I've scored, but also because of the level the national team has been at in recent years".

Portugal coach Fernando Santos said: "Ronaldo is the best player in the world, this is clear and unmistakable proof".

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