Defending champions Portugal defeated Hungary by 3 -0 at the Puskas Arena in Budapest on Tuesday night.
Europe's biggest football championship UEFA Euro 2020, which was postponed due to the Covid-19 pandemic commenced on June 11.
Defending champions Portugal defeated Hungary by 3 -0 at the Puskas Arena in Budapest on Tuesday night. Left-back Raphael Guerriero's deflected strike in the 84th minute gave Portugal a lead, Ronaldo then scored a brace within 5 minutes to seal the match.
Cristiano Ronaldo achieved several milestones after scoring two goals in Portugal's victory.
Let's take a look at them:
Ronaldo has become the highest goal scorer in the history of the tournament with 11 goals. Earlier, he was a joint top scorer with 9 goals along with Michel Platini of France.
Ronaldo, 36, has become the first footballer to play and score in five editions of the Euro Cups. He has scored in the 2004, 2008, 2012 and 2016 Euro Cups.
Ronaldo became the oldest player to score 2 or more goals in a match in the Euro Cup. Ronaldo's age was 36 years and 130 days on the day of the match against Hungary. Earlier this record was in the name of Andrey Shevchenko of Ukraine.
Portugal's star Cristiano Ronaldo has his eyes set on the world record for most goals scored by a player for his country.
Currently, with 106 for his country, is just 3 three goals away from equaling the highest 109 goals record of Former Iran forward Ali Dei.