Cristiano Ronaldo Sets 7 Incredible Records at EURO 2020 With Portugal

Cristiano Ronaldo Sets 7 Incredible Records at EURO 2020 With Portugal

Ibitoye Shittu
updated at April 12, 2023 at 7:43 PM
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  • Portugal will be facing Belgium in the knockout stages of the EURO 2020 in which Cristiano Ronaldo will play
  • The five-time Ballon d'Or winner has been impressive so far in this tournament scoring five goals for Portugal
  • Cristiano Ronaldo has however set incredible seven records so far in the EURO 2020 championship ahead of Belgium tie

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Cristiano Ronaldo and his teammates at the Portuguese national team have qualified for the knockout stages of the 2020 EURO championship currently going on in Italy.

The Juventus superstar was superb for Portugal in their last group stage's game against France scoring two goals in an encounter that ended in a 2-2 draw in Wednesday night, June 23.

As things stand presently in the EURO 2020 tournament, Cristiano Ronaldo and his teammates will be facing Belgium in the on Sunday, June 27, in a game that is expected to be tough.

Ronaldo and Inter Milan striker Romelu Lukaku will be the stars to watch out for in this game.

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Cristiano Ronaldo in joyous mood after scoring for Portugal at EURO 2020. Photo by Alex Pantling
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But before that game will come up, Cristiano Ronaldo has already made seven incredible records at the EURO 2020 according to the report on Kickoff.

1. Most goals in World Cup and Euros combined - 21 goals

2. First player to feature at five EUROS

3. All-time top scorer at the EUROS - 14 goals

4. Most victories by a player at the EUROS - 12

5. First player to score at five EUROS

6. Most penalties scored in one EURO tournament - 3

7. Oldest player to score for Portugal in a major tournament - 36 years, 130 days

Earlier, had reported how Cristiano Ronaldo thanked Iranian football legend Ali Daei for the words of encouragement sent to him after netting 109 international goals for the Portuguese national team.

The Juventus superstar achieved this success on Wednesday night, June 23, as he scored a brace against France in Portugal's last group game at the ongoing EURO 2020 championship.

The two goals Cristiano Ronaldo scored helped Portugal to qualify for the knockout stages and the former Real Madrid and Manchester United star has equaled Ali Daei's record.

Ronaldo is also the first player to appear at five editions of the EURO tournament and has scored five times in three Group F games so far.

After equaling his record, Ali Daei was impressed with the success and congratulated Cristiano Ronaldo on his social media page.

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