Cristiano Ronaldo: Video for those who think Man Utd star just scores 'tap-ins and pens' emerges | OneFootball

Cristiano Ronaldo: Video for those who think Man Utd star just scores 'tap-ins and pens' emerges

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Make that 115 goals now for Cristiano Ronaldo in a Portugal shirt.

The forward added three more to his tally in Portugal's 5-0 win against Luxembourg on Tuesday.

Ronaldo is already the leading goalscorer in the history of the men's international game and he continues to leave his peers in his dust.

Ronaldo's 58th hat-trick of career

Ronaldo had already grabbed two goals within 15 minutes of the match, scoring twice from the penalty spot.

His third goal could have arrived much earlier in the match, such were the number of chances he had, but he had to wait until the 87th minute for it to arrive.

The Manchester United star scored a header from close range to seal his 58th career hat-trick and 10th for Portugal.

Ronaldo only scores tap-ins and pens?

So, three pretty straightforward goals for Ronaldo. None that will immediately spring to mind when the five-time Ballon d'Or winner reminisces about the hundreds of goals he's scored, that's for sure.

The goals served to provide ammunition for Ronaldo's critics who claim he only scores penalties and tap-ins.

Of course, the world of football Twitter was never going to ignore Ronaldo scoring three simple goals. Type in 'Penaldo' and you'll see what we mean.

Video proves that's far from the truth

But in the wake of Ronaldo's latest hat-trick, a video has emerged showing the former Real Madrid man's collection of long-range strikes is perhaps second to none.

Shared by @UtdFaithfuls on Twitter, the two-minute video features some classic Ronaldo goals from distance, including his iconic efforts against Porto and Atletico Madrid.

So for those who claim he just scores tap-ins and penalties, this one is for you.

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