Real Madrid and Portugal superstar Cristiano Ronaldo has set a new record in UEFA Euro tournament, with goal against wale the legend has add to his football status and his now the top scorer in Euro history.
Cristiano Ronaldo has equaled Michel Platini’s record of nine, spread across the following editions of the final: 2004 (2), 2008 (1), 2012 (3) and 2016 (3). He is also the only player who has scored in four different UEFA Euro tournaments. Ronaldo is also the only player to score above 50+ in six successive seasons and the only player to have won four golden boots.
Cristiano Ronaldo has now played 20 games in the UEFA Euro tournament and tops the list ahead of Schweinsteiger and Buffon (17 games). Before the Euro 2016, the record belonged to Thuram and Van der Sar, with 16 each. With Portugal already in the final and Schweinsteiger and Buffon already out, he can be 4 matches above them.
The Portuguese his tipped favorite to win next FIFA Ballon d’or following his numerous achievements both in club level and with his Nation leading them to final in the ongoing Euro 2016 tournament were he scored the opener and provided Nani with an assist.