Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi, Romelu Lukaku and the 16 highest international goalscorers still active - in pictures

We take a look at the top guns still going strong for their respective countries

Cristiano Ronaldo is used to breaking records, as you can see in this list.

The Portugal striker is only the second man to pass 100 international goals, following twin strikes against Sweden in a Uefa Nations League match in September.

After making his first senior international appearance as an 18-year-old in 2003, Ronaldo scored his first goal for Portugal in a 2-1 defeat by eventual winners Greece at Euro 2004.

Capped 167 times by Portugal, Ronaldo is second only to Iran’s Ali Daei, on 109, in the list of top men’s international goal scorers.

The 35-year-old missed Portugal's last competitive match, a 3-0 victory against the Swedes, after testing positive for Covid-19.

Ronaldo is a doubt for Portugal's upcoming friendly against Andorra as well as Nations League games against France and Croatia after sustaining an ankle injury in Juventus' 2-2 draw against Lazio in Serie A at the weekend.

Whether the five-time Ballon d'Or winner is fit to take part for his country over the next week, few would bet against the prolific forward surpassing Daei's mark before he decides to call time on his international career.

Above is a photo gallery of the top 16 active highest goalscorers in international football. To scroll through to the next image, click on the arrows or swipe on your device.

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