Cristiano Ronaldo sharpens up in training ahead of Portugal World Cup qualifiers - in pictures

Striker, 36, is eight goals shy of becoming the most prolific international scorer of all time

Cristiano Ronaldo was all smiles as he trained with the Portugal squad ahead of their upcoming World Cup qualifiers.

The Juventus striker, 36, will hope to his incredible tally of 102 international goals.

He needs eight more goals for Portugal to overtake Iran's Ali Daei as the most prolific international goalscorer of all.

It's not impossible he will do it before the European Championship, which runs from June 11-July 11. Matches ahead in this international break include Azerbaijan and Luxembourg, ranked 108th and 98th in the Fifa ranking.

To see a selection of images of Ronaldo training with the rest of his Portugal teammates, check out the photo gallery above.