Cristiano Ronaldo has equaled Ali Daei international men goalscoring record of 109 goals after scoring a brace and broke some other records against france yesterday in the Uefa Euro group f encounter.
The match ended in a 2-2 draw, with former Ronaldo’s real madrid strike Partner Karim Benzema scoring the two goals for opposite side, the draw meant that both Portugal and france qualified for the knockout stage, Portugal qualified for the next round despite not ending in the top two in the group
The brace took Ronaldo international goals to 109 in 178 matches, Ronaldo has broken many other awards since the beginning of the euro competition. He is the current top scorer of the competition with 5 goals, he has now scored 14 european competition goals more than any other player in history, Ronaldo also has the record of the highest goals in both world cup and European competitions with 21 goals in both competitions. Ronaldo scored his first international goal in 2004. He has won two international trophies with Portugal : Euro 2016 and the 2018 Uefa Nations League.
Portugal will now face fifa number one ranked team Belgium in the round of 16 knockout game.
by: David Adeleye