Euro 2020: Ronaldo Sets Records in Portugal’s Opener.
The former Real Madrid star hit a brace in the game to becoming the all-time top scorer in the championship, surpassing Michele Platini’s long standing record 9 goals. The Juventus hitman has 11 goals now, having scored both his 10th and 11th in the afternoon.
Christiano Ronaldo made European Championship history in Portugal’s Euro 2020 opening match against Hungary on Tuesday afternoon in Budapest with the reigning champion recording a 3-0 win.
The first department of the game ended goalless, having witness clear goal scoring opportunities from Ronaldo, Diogo Jota and Bernardo Silver going begging.
Raphael Guereiro opened Portugal’s account with his powerful strike heavily defected into the back of the net six minutes to time. Ronaldo converted a penalty three minutes after before completing his brace in the stoppage time.
The 5 time ballon d’or winner is in the class of his own after becoming the first player to play in five European championships.
His attention now is on Iranian striker Ali Daei’s all-time record of 109 international goals having scored 106.