The tough task is on and it’s the battle between great football countries — Portugal and Germany.
Germany are in the battle with no point and goal as they lost to France in the opening game whereas Portugal thrashed Hungary by three unanswered goals. It was the man Cristiano Ronaldo who got a brace.
At 36, Cristiano Ronaldo can not stop scoring. The Juventus forward already has three goals. Fifteen minutes into the first and he found the back of the net kind courtesy of Diogo Jota assisted assist. It was Ronaldo who headed the ball away from the danger zone from Kroos corner kick.
See this Cristiano Ronaldo run and finish OMG GOATpic.twitter.com/mIogTmVQmE
— Jerry (@CristianoStyle7) June 19, 2021
It’s yet another record for Cristiano Ronaldo as he becomes the first player in the history of the European Championship to score three-plus goals in the tournament; 2012, 2016, 2020.
In 2012, Ronaldo scored three in five games, three goals in seven games in 2016 and three goals in two games in 2020.