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Cristiano Ronaldo wants to set ten new records at Euro 2021

By Mauricio Saenz


Cristiano Ronaldo wants to set ten new records at Euro 2021

Cristiano Ronaldo wants to win the two-time championship with Portugal

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At 36, Cristiano Ronaldo is more current than ever. The Portuguese striker will contest his fifth Euro, will try to achieve the double championship after the one obtained in 2016 and will also seek new records.

Cristiano already has the record of being the player who played the most games (21), most minutes (1,793), most games with at least one goal (7) and the most tournaments having scored at some point (4). And from Tuesday, when Portigal plays against Hungary marking the start of the tournament for his National Team, he will try to set six new records to expand his legend.

Cristiano Ronaldo wants to be the top scorer with a National Team

Iranian Ali Daei scored 109 goals in 149 games played for his national team between 1993 and 2006. Cristiano accumulated 104 goals in 175 games.

Cristiano Ronaldo will seek to be the one who scored the most goals in the history of the tournament

Frenchman Michel Platini scored 9 goals in the 1984 edition. Cristiano Ronaldo scored that figure in the four Euro he played: 2 in 2004, 1 in 2008, 3 in 2012 and 3 in 2016. If he scored a single goal, he will already establish the goal. new record.

Cristiano Ronaldo wants to be the one who won the most games

It is one of the records that Cristiano shares and will surely stop sharing during this edition of the Euro even though Portugal is framed in the 'group of death', the F, along with Germany and France. Cesc Fábregas and Andrés Iniesta achieved 11 victories with Spain in the editions from 2008 to 2016. The current Juventus striker also has 11 victories.

Most games with at least two goals

Gerd Müller (1972), Rudi Völler (1984 and 1988), Michel Platini (1984), Antoine Griezmann (2016) and Wayne Rooney (2004) scored at least one double in a game. Cristiano wants to be the only one in this statistical record.

Cristiano Ronaldo wants to overtake Zlatan Ibrhaimovic

The Swede Ibrahimovic, absent due to injury from Euro 2021, managed to score at least two goals in the 2004, 2008 and 2012 editions. Cristiano, meanwhile, did so in 2004, 2012 and 2016. Will he surpass Zlatan?

More Euro Finals Played

Valentin Ivanov, Viktor Ponedelnik, Lev Yashin (Soviet Union, 1960 and 1964); Franz Beckenbauer, Uli Hoeness, Sepp Maier, Georg Schwarzenbeck, Herbert Wimmer (Federal Republic of Germany, 1972 and 1976); Bernard Dietz (Federal Republic of Germany, 1976 and 1980); Thomas Hassler, Thomas Helmer, Jurgen Klinsmann, Matthias Sammer (Germany, 1992 and 1996); Xabi Alonso, Iker Casillas, Cesc Fabregas, Andres Iniesta, Sergio Ramos, David Silva, Fernando Torres and Xavi (Spain, 2008 and 2012) are so far, along with Cristiano Ronaldo, the only players who played two Euro finals. Cristiano may be the only one to play three in case his country reaches that stage.

 


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