Breaking record comes naturally says Ronaldo

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New Portuguese all-time leading goal scorer Cristiano Ronaldo says breaking records come naturally to him.

ronaldo record breakerRonaldo scored a brace as Portugal beat Cameroon 5-1 in an international friendly putting his goal tally to 49.

It’s special because I’ve been in the national team for 10 years now. It’s all down to hard work.” “I do not look to beat records,” Ronaldo told Portuguese broadcaster RTP after the game. “This happens naturally, with a lot of effort, dedication, with the excellent national team we have, a good coach.

The 2013 FIFA world player of the year overtook Pauleta, who retired in 2006 after scoring 47 goals in 88 games.

Selected International Friendly results:

Malawi 1-4 Zimbabwe

Burundi 1-1 Rwanda

Zambia 2-1 Uganda

Burkina Faso 1-1 Comoros

Mozambique 1-1 Angola

Montenegro 1-0 Ghana

South Africa 0-5 Brazil

Botswana 3-0 South Sudan

Romania 0-0 Argentina

Ukraine 2-0 USA

Belgium 2-2 Ivory Coast

Germany 1-0 Chile

England 1-0 Denmark

France 2-0  Netherlands

Portugal 5-1 Cameroon

Spain 1-0 Italy