Ronaldo ties record for all-time Euro goals
Portugal’s Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates a goal at 2016 Euro.
Portugal hero Cristiano Ronaldo has created another record after scoring the first goal in the 2-0 victory against Wales in the semi-final of 2016 Euro Championship.
The Portugal captain has equalled France legend Michel Platini's record as the all-time European Championship top scorer with nine goals.
Ronaldo's goal in the 50th minute against Wales was his third goal of the ongoing tournament.
His other six goals came in the previous three editions of the continental competition.
Platini had scored all nine of his goals in the 1984 tournament for champion France.
In the 3-3 draw against Hungary during the group stages, Ronaldo had become the first player to score in four (2004, 2008 and 2012 and 2016) Euro editions.
He has also played most number of 20 games for Portugal in the tournament’s history.
Major records held by Ronaldo
· Most EURO finals appearances: 20
· Most EURO finals goals: 9 (level with Michel Platini)
· Most EURO final tournaments scored in: 4
· Most EURO goals including qualifying: 29
· Most Portugal caps: 132
· Most Portugal goals: 61