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Cristiano Ronaldo, top scorer in EURO history ahead of Michel Platini

by Theophile
Cristiano Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo is now the top scorer in EURO history with 11 goals and overtakes Michel Platini.

This is a prestigious new record for Cristiano Ronaldo. For his fifth participation in the Euro, the only player to have achieved this performance, the Portuguese striker became the top scorer in the history of the competition by scoring this Tuesday, in Budapest, against Hungary (3-0) . The Juventus player scored twice, bringing his number of goals to 11.

Long hung by Hungary, Portugal made the difference at the end of the match. First thanks to a twist of fate and a strike from the side Raphaël Guerreiro, deflected by the defense (86th); Two minutes later, Willi Orban shoved Rafa Silva into the penalty area.

11 goals in 5 participations

Logically, Cristiano Ronaldo appeared at the penalty spot. With a perfect opposite, CR7 offered itself a 10th achievement for its 5th participation in the Euro. He overtook Michel Platini, who had scored a total of 9 goals on the only Euro 1984, won by the France team.

CR7 is now two steps ahead of Michel Platini (9 goals) and has scored in 8 different games in the different Euros he has played. At the same time, he became the first player to score in five final stages of the competition.

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