Christiano Ronaldo became Euro highest scorer

Juventus star, Ronaldo break Euro highest scorer.

Cristiano Ronaldo netted a double to become the ECU Championship’s all-time leading scorer as Portugal struck 3 times late on to beat a stubborn Hungary 3-0 in their Euro 2020  Puskas Arena on 14 June.

The holders, who appear to possess a way stronger squad than once they won their first major title five years ago, labored for long periods in Budapest.

But Raphael Guerreiro made the vital breakthrough within the 84th minute and Ronaldo slammed during a penalty shortly afterward before tapping range in injury time.

The Juventus striker has now scored 11 goals within the tournament, two quite French great Michel Platini, who netted ninefold when he led France to glory in 1984.

The 36-year-old is additionally just three goals far away from matching Iranian Ali Daei’s all-time international scoring record of 109.

Ronaldo chose far and away from the most important crowd of the tournament to interrupt the record ahead of, with Budapest the sole Euro 2020 venue to not limit fan capacity thanks to Covid-19.

The Puskas Arena features a capacity of just about 68,000 fans.

World Cup winners France and three-time European champions Germany meet within the other Group F game later within the day at Munich’s Allianz Arena.

Portugal coach Fernando Santos opted to play Liverpool forward Diogo Jota and Bernardo Silva alongside Ronaldo before Joao Felix.

It almost paid instant dividends, as Jota forced Hungary goalkeeper Peter Gulacsi into a sensible save with a left-footed drive within the fourth minute, although he perhaps should have squared the ball for an unmarked Ronaldo.

Five minutes later, Jota, who was out injured for many of the later stages of the club season, volleyed Bruno Fernandes’ free-kick over the crossbar.

Ronaldo created a chance for Bernardo Silva within the 28th minute by winning the ball back high the pitch, just for the Manchester City winger to delay his shot too long and see the opening snuffed out by a superb tackle from Hungary center-back Willi Orban

Hungary offered little or no from open play, although they sent Portugal a warning shortly before half-time when Adam Szalai headed a free-kick too on the brink of Rui Patricio.

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