Cristiano Ronaldo, the captain of the Portuguese national team, became the all-time top scorer of the European Football Championship, by scoring two goals in his country’s match against Hungary (3-0), which brought them together today, Tuesday.
With his two goals today, Ronaldo’s tally has become 11 goals in the European Nations Championships to break his partnership with retired French legend Michel Platini, who scored 9 goals in one copy in 1984, and led the “Rooster” team at the time to crown the title.
10 – Cristiano Ronaldo has become the first player in European Championship Finals history to score 10 goals in the competition, overtaking Michel Platini’s record of nine, all of which he scored in the 1984 edition. History. EURO2020pic.twitter.com/j89tNODaTv
– OptaJoe (@OptaJoe) June 15, 2021
Ronaldo also reached 106 goals with his country, approaching the equation of the retired Iranian star, Ali Daei, as the most international goalscorer in the history of the round witch with 109 goals.
Video proof that RONALDO = GREATNESS ⚽️⚽️⚽️
First, Krish showed nerves of steel and broke Platini’s record, and then added another goal. Now the Portuguese has 11 goals scored in Euro 👏 pic.twitter.com/HuPSzwOiYu
– Match TV (@MatchTV) June 15, 2021
⚽️ All-time EURO top scorer (11 goals)
🇵🇹 All-time top scorer for Portugal (106 goals)
👕 First player to appear at 5 EURO final tournaments
👏 First player to score at 5 consecutive EURO final tournaments EURO2020pic.twitter.com/rjJ7C5iXo1
— UEFA EURO 2020 (@EURO2020) June 15, 2021