Picture : A new set of records for Cristiano Ronaldo ! (all pictures AP)
IFFHS - 23/06/2021 - EURO 2020 STATISTICS
*Cristiano Ronaldo produced another set of records the most important of which is the all-time World record on international goals. With a brace in the game vs France, he reached Ali Daei (Iran). Both have 109 goals.
*Cristiano Ronaldo beat the Harry Kane’s record on goal-scoring series in the games of European Championships (including qualification): he scored in 9 consecutive games (6 last qualifiers and 3 first games of Euro 2020 final tournament).
*Cristiano Ronaldo beat the one-edition goal-scoring record (including qualification): he has now 16 goals in Euro 2020 campaign (11 in qualifiers and 5 in the games of final tournament): one goal more than Davor Suker (Croatia) scored at Euro 1996 edition.
*Cristiano Ronaldo pushed his record on goals scored in Euro finals to 14, now with 5-goal gap from 2nd placed Michel Platini.
*Cristiano Ronaldo became the solitary record holder on combined goals scored in World Cup and European Championship (21); the previous holder Miroslav Klose has 19 goals.
*Cristiano Ronaldo is now the solitary record holder on games played in Euro (including qualification): 59. The surpassed Gigi Buffon (58).
*Cristiano Ronaldo scored 7 goals of his 14 at Euros by the right foot: he beat the record of Zlatan Ibrahimovic who has 6 such goals.
*Cristiano Ronaldo finished the group stage of Euro 2020 with 5 goals: only Michel Platini (7 in 1984) has ever scored more in a single group round.
*Cristiano Ronaldo became the 5th player in the history of Euro finals to score in each game of a single group round, after Michel Platini (1984), Savo Milosevic (2000), Milan Baros (2004) and Gareth Bale (2016).
*Cristiano Ronaldo y Pepe (Portugal) have played for 17th time together in Euro finals. They beat the record established by Spanish pair Cesc Fabregas and Andres Iniesta (16 games together) in Euro 2016.
*Spain's 5-0 win over Slovakia is the joint-largest margin of victory by any side in a Euro finals match, marking the fifth five-goal victory in the history of competition. The previous such games: France – Belgium (5-0 in 1984), Denmark – Yugoslavia (5-0 in 1984), Netherlands – Yugoslavia (6-1 in 2000), Sweden – Bulgaria (5-0 in 2004).