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Euro 2021: Cristiano Ronaldo, author of a double against Hungary (3-0), offers himself two new records!

2021-06-18T10:27:03.873Z

The Portuguese striker signed two records against Hungary on Tuesday: he has now played and scored in five different Euros. The



Where will Cristiano Ronaldo stop?

This Tuesday against Hungary, his Portugal trembled but ended up winning (3-0).

Largely thanks to the efficiency of his superstar late in the game.

Author of a double, including a goal from a penalty, the Juventus Turin striker signed two new records.

The first: he becomes the first player in history to score at five different Euros (2004, 2008, 2012, 2016, 2021).

This is the most obvious since he was already the first to score in four editions.

Also in this theme, his tenure gave him another record: Cristiano Ronaldo became the first player to step onto the pitch for five consecutive Euros.

Spaniard Iker Casillas also took part in five Euros but did not play each time, being only part of the Spanish group.

[🎞️VIDEO - ⚽️GOAL] 🏆 # EURO2020 🇭🇺🇵🇹 #HUNPOR


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💫 After scoring from the penalty spot, CR7 worsened the score by playing against the Hungarian goalkeeper! Https: //t.co/07CosBRCgh

- beIN SPORTS (@beinsports_FR) June 15, 2021

But that's not all.

Cristiano Ronaldo's first penalty goal allowed him to overtake another football legend: Michel Platini.

The former French playmaker was the top scorer in the history of the competition with 9 goals, all scored in a single edition (1984).

With 10 units, this status now belongs to CR7.

He even brought that total to 11 goals thanks to his final double.

In detail, the former Manchester United and Real Madrid player scored twice in 2004, 1 time in 2008, 3 times in 2012 and in 2016 and 2 times already in this 2021 edition. It is the favorite international competition. Cristiano Ronaldo since he reached the final twice (2004 and 2016) by winning the trophy in France five years ago.

Source: leparis

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