With the double scored against France in the last group match, Cristiano Ronaldo not only gave Portugal the opportunity to qualify for the 1/8 stage, but touched the figure of 109 goals scored with the Lusitanians, equaling another record. of football history.
The Portuguese star equaled Ali Daei at the top of the list of goal scorers at the representative level and with the next goal he will score, he will keep this single record, while immediately after the match he received compliments from the former Iranian footballer, but now also from the legend, Brazilian Pelle.
“We continue. I’m proud that you set another record. I cheer for you “, wrote the Brazilian legend Pelle on social networks.
Ronaldo needed 178 appearances for Portugal to score 109 goals, while Daei needed only 145 appearances for Iran to reach that number of goals.
The 36-year-old made his debut for Portugal in August 2003, at the age of 18.
Ronaldo also set a European record on Wednesday, becoming the first European footballer to score 20 goals in the two biggest international tournaments, the World Cup and the Euro.
While, in this Euro 2020, he has broken other records such as; the best goal scorer in the history of the European Championship, with 14 goals already, five more than Michel Platini and became the first footballer in history to play in 5 different Euros, for the first time came down to the field at Euro 2004, on after Euro 2008, 2012, 2016 where he triumphed in the final with Portugal and now in “Euro 2020”.