The evergreen 34-year-old scored a first-half penalty and a second-half hat-trick to take his tally for his nation to 93, simply 16 behind Iranian legend Ali Daei’s complete of 109.
Portugal’s 5-1 win moved the reigning European champion up into the second computerized qualifying spot in Group B, 5 factors behind chief Ukraine.
Since turning 31, Ronaldo has scored 38 objectives in 37 video games for his nation in comparison with the 55 objectives in 123 video games previous to his 31st birthday.
It was additionally the Portuguese talisman’s eighth worldwide hat-trick, six of which have come since he turned 31, whereas Lithuania is the 40th totally different nation Ronaldo has discovered the web towards.
Elsewhere, England beat Kosovo 5-Three in an exciting encounter as Gareth Southgate’s aspect maintained its 100% begin to Euro 2020 qualifying.
England led convincingly at half time, recovering from an early defensive lapse that noticed Kosovo take the lead after 35 seconds to enter the break 5-1 up.
Raheem Sterling, Harry Kane, a Mergim Vojvoda personal purpose and a Jadon Sancho brace — ‘s first objectives for his nation — gave England a commanding lead following Michael Keane’s error that gifted Valon Berisha the opening purpose.
However one other two defensive errors early within the second half noticed the visiting aspect get to inside two courtesy of Berisha’s second and Vedat Muriqi’s penalty and, in fact, Kosovo might have had extra.
In the meantime, defending world champion France eased previous Andorra with a Three-Zero victory, regardless of Antoine Griezmann lacking his second penalty in 4 days.
Kingsley Coman, Clement Lenglet and Wissam Ben Yedder scored for the host, though France drops to second within the desk because of its head-to-head report towards Group H chief Turkey.