The Portuguese talisman scored as many as four goals against Lithuania in a 5-1 win for his national side. The reigning European champions brace for next month's qualifiers at home against Luxembourg and at Ukraine.
Now within touching distance of Ali Daei's record for most worldwide goals scored by a player , the 34-year-old confirmed he's still eager to continue helping and hopefully scoring for his country.
The five-time Ballon d'Or victor became the all-time leading scorer in European Championship qualifiers after improving his tally to 25 goals, surpassing Robbie Keane in the process.
Playing in his 161st global, the 34-year-old notched his eighth hat-trick for his country and the 54th of his remarkable career to help Portugal through what had threatened to turn into a frustrating evening.
In fact, Ronaldo's brace in the Group B tie means that the five-time Ballon d'Or victor has scored against 40 different nations.
The victory saw Portugal cement second place in Group B of the Euro 2022 qualifiers, with eight points from four games. Serbia sits a point behind Portugal with seven points.
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