Cristiano Ronaldo reacted after Ali Daei congratulated him on equalizing his record for the most international goals, 109. The Iranian legend said “I feel honored that this great achievement will belong to Ronaldo”.
The Juventus striker scored two goals from the penalty spot in Portugal 2: 2 draw with France on Wednesday, sending his national team among the top 16 in “Euro 2020”.
With these two goals, he reached the figure of 109 goals in the Portugal jersey, equaling the record set by Daei for Iran.
“True champions remain champions forever. I am very proud to read such good words from a great idol like you. Thank you Ali Daei “, wrote CR7 on instastory.
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”.