Cristiano Ronaldo

Updated June 8th, 2024 at 11:58 IST

Cristiano Ronaldo: The Unsung Hero Who Cemented His UEFA Euro Legend Status

Cristiano Ronaldo will now be leading Portugal in the Euros for the final time in Germany in 2024. He is arguably one of the best in the competition's history.

Reported by: Aryan Suraj Chadha

1/7: Cristiano Ronaldo has scored 14 career goals in the Euros, which is five more than any other player has achieved, with Michel Platini second on the all-time scoring list with nine./ Image: AP

2/7: With six assists, Ronaldo has the joint-most goals created on record at the European Championships (since 1980), alongside Czech great Karel Poborsky./ Image: AP

3/7: Ronaldo has made the most match appearances (25) in Euros history, racking up a record total of 2,155 minutes on the pitch./ Image: Cristiano/X

4/7: At Euro 2020, Ronaldo scored five goals in four games, securing the all-time top European Championship scorer record, becoming the oldest player to score twice in a Euros match./ Image: AP

5/7: Euros 2024 could be Cristiano Ronaldo's last ever tournament with Portugal. / Image: AP

6/7: Ronaldo also holds the combined leading mark for the most European Championships goals, including qualifiers (55)./ Image: AP

7/7: Ronaldo guided Portugal to Euro triumph in 2016 by defeating France in the final. He aims to replicate this success in 2024./ Image: AP

Published June 8th, 2024 at 11:58 IST