Portugal’s Cristiano Ronaldo Creates History With Assist Against Turkey in EURO 2024 – News18

Cristiano Ronaldo celebrating with Portugal teammate Bruno Fernandes (X)

Cristiano Ronaldo celebrating with Portugal teammate Bruno Fernandes (X)

Ronaldo equalled the record for the most assists made in EURO tournament history, with 8 assists, tying for the first spot with Czechia’s Karel Poborsky

Aging like a fine wine in all senses. Cristiano Ronaldo was not necessarily in the headlines for Portugal after their cruising win, but the legendary Portuguese did equal yet another record last night in his side’s 3-0 win against Turkey on Saturday.

The Al-Nassr forward was on sight of an easy goal in the second half, but opted to pass it down to teammate Bruno Fernandes, as Ronaldo notched up an assist, as Portugal reigned supreme over the Turks.

With his assist, Ronaldo equalled the record for the most assists made in EURO tournament history, with 8 assists, tying for the first spot with Czechia’s Karel Poborsky.

PLAYERS WITH MOST ASSISTS IN EURO HISTORY

  • Cristiano Ronaldo (Portugal): 8 assists
  • Karel Poborský (Czechia): 8 assists
  • Cesc Fabregas (Spain): 5 assists
  • Bastian Schweinsteiger (Germany): 5 assists
  • Arjen Robben (Netherlands): 5 assists

Ronaldo is definitely not new to setting and breaking records, especially in the international stage.

The former Manchester United and Real Madrid man has already etched his name as the all-time international record goal-scorer, having surpassed 130 goals.

On top of the same, Ronaldo also already holds multiple records in the EUROs as well, as the tournament’s highest goal-scorer, with 14 goals, and also as the players with the most EUROs played, coming in at 6 with this edition.

MOST GOALS IN EURO HISTORY

  • Cristiano Ronaldo (Portugal): 15 goals
  • Michel Platini (France): 9 goals
  • Antoine Griezmann (France): 7 goals
  • Alan Shearer (England): 7 goals
  • Alvaro Morata (Spain): 7 goals

Coming back to the EURO 2024, Portugal clinched a spot in the knockout stages with their second win of the tournament, and will go on to compete in hopes of recreating their title-winning run in 2016.

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