Extra Records: Ronaldo Becomes European Championship All-time top scorer and First Player to Score At 5 Tournaments
An elegant Portugal side left it late to get a 3-0 triumph over a strong Hungary side before a stuffed out Puskas Arena and skipper Cristiano Ronaldo made every one of the features as he set new standards.
On Tuesday night, June 15, Ronaldo scored two objectives after Raphael Guerreiro’s redirected opener guaranteeing Portugal crushed their adversaries before a 61,000 swarmed arena.
With his two objectives , Ronaldo has now overwhelmed Michel Platini (9) as the top goalscorer in European Championship history and is likewise the principal man to show up at five unique Euros and score at each on of them.
Ronaldo is the most seasoned player (36y, 130d) to score two or more objectives in an European Championship match, taking the record from Andriy Shevchenko (35y, 256d).
This is Ronaldo’s 106th global objective in 176 appearances after a shrewd passing move in the punishment region.
He is presently three objectives short of being the most elevated goalscorer in global football.