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Cristiano Ronaldo reflects on his 700th career goal in Portugal defeat to Ukraine

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27   //    15 Oct 2019, 12:45 IST

Cristiano Ronaldo scored his 700th career goal but couldn't keep Portugal from losing 2-1 to Ukraine in qualifying for the 2020 European Championship on Monday.

Ukraine qualified for Euro 2020 with the victory, their sixth in seven matches in Group B, while Portugal remain in second place.

Ronaldo netted his milestone goal for club and country by converting a penalty kick in the 72nd minute, when the defending European champions already trailed by two goals.

It was the seventh goal in six qualifying matches for Ronaldo, and his 95th overall with Portugal.

Ronaldo has also scored 450 goals for Real Madrid, 118 for Manchester United, 32 for his current club Juventus, and five for Sporting.

Roman Yaremchuk had put Ukraine ahead less than 10 minutes into the match, and Andriy Yarmolenko added to the lead near the half-hour mark.

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