Top Euro Cup Goal Scorers of all Time
In the recently played match between Portugal and Hungary, Cristiano Ronaldo became the top goal scorer of the Euro Cup
At present, the Euro Cup 2021(2020) is being played and in the recently held match between Portugal and Hungary, Cristiano Ronaldo became the top scorer in the tournament’s history. Apart from Ronaldo, who are the top scorers of the tourney? To find out, keep scrolling.
Cristiano Ronaldo- Considered one of the best players to ever grace the pitch, Portuguese player Cristiano Ronaldo became the top scorer in the tournament’s history. The numerous times Ballon d’Or winner so far has scored 11 goals in the tournament from 22 matches. The legendary player is likely to add some more in the upcoming matches. After he created the record, the official Twitter account of the UEFA EURO 2020 tweeted: Cristiano Ronaldo becomes all-time EURO top scorer 🇵🇹 Ronaldo nets twice in Portugal win; Guerreiro also on target Who did it best?
Michel Platini- Before Ronaldo, the record was held by French attacking midfielder Michel Platini. In his entire career, he played nine Euro Cup games out of which, he scored five goals (1.80 goals per game). Platini had great stints with clubs such as Nancy and Juventus. For Nancy, he scored around 98 goals and for Juventus, he netted 68 goals. The former player also played for club Saint-Etienne. For France, Platini scored over 40 goals. Not to forget, Platini was awarded the Ballon d’Or award on three occasions.
Alan Shearer- A retired player, Alan Shearer is still the highest goal scorer of the Premier League. It is surprising to note that Shearer retired years ago but till date, nobody has come close to break his Premier League record. In the Euro Cup, Shearer scored seven goals from nine matches. Shearer won the Premier League with Blackburn Rovers in 1994/95 before joining Newcastle United where he turned himself into a legend of the game.
Six games, multiple names- There are several players who have played six games and scored numerous goals. Frenchman Griezmann so far has scored seven goals from six games. Ruud van Nistelrooy (six games, eight goals), Patrick Kluivert (six games, nine goals), Wayne Rooney (six games, 10 goals), Thierry Henry (six games, 11 goals), Zlatan Ibrahimović (six games, 13 goals), and Nuno Gomes (six games, 14 goals).