12 Jul Cristiano Ronaldo wins Euro 2020 Golden Boot
Cristiano Ronaldo received the Golden Boot at Euro 2020 on Sunday, to proceed a match of data for the Portugal captain.
His Golden Boot was made official after Italy beat England in a penalty shootout to win the Euro on Sunday evening at Wembley.
Ronaldo, 36, ended on 5 objectives for Portugal, the identical quantity as Czech Republic striker Patrik Schick, with Ronaldo’s one help on the match sufficient to crown him the Golden Boot winner as a result of standards by which UEFA ranks the contenders. UEFA makes use of assists as a tiebreaker, then fewest minutes performed after which, lastly, objectives scored in qualifying if essential to declare an outright winner.
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Along with ending because the match’s main scorer, the Juventus ahead claimed a string of different data. He netted twice in Portugal’s 3-Zero win over Hungary to change into the all-time males’s main scorer on the European Championship, as he surpassed Michel Platini’s 11 with France earlier than he ultimately ended on 14 objectives in total.
Three of Ronaldo’s 5 objectives got here from the penalty spot. His two late spot kicks put the gloss on Portugal’s opening win in opposition to Hungary, earlier than one other two sealed a 2-2 draw with France that ensured the defending champions progressed to the knockout section. Between these was a shocking effort within the 4-2 loss in opposition to Germany through which he sprinted the size of the pitch to spherical off a fast counter-attack.
Ronaldo additionally featured in a file fifth European Championship — no different man has managed extra — whereas additionally tying the lads’s file for many worldwide objectives, on 109 with Iran’s Ali Daei.
Portugal, who received Euro 2016 in France, noticed their trophy defence finish within the round-of-16 stage following a 1-Zero defeat to Belgium.
In the meantime, the match completed with 11 personal objectives, which meant Euro 2020 simply surpassed the total variety of personal objectives scored at each different European Championship mixed, with simply 9 personal objectives scored throughout the 15 earlier tournaments.