The Portuguese captain and star winger Cristiano Ronaldo is now the all time top goal scorer of European Championship either in qualification round and regular tournament. The 29 year old striker scored his 23rd goal in Euro against Armenia in a qualification match on 14 November 2014 that went to 1–0 victory for his home side. Cristiano Ronaldo have recently stated that he is in his best form. Ronaldo overtakes Jon Dal Tomasson who is now at second spot with 22 goals in 31 games. Check out the list of top goal scorers of Euro Championship.
His side suffered a shock defeat against Albania in Aveiro in their opening qualifier, but the team made a strong comeback with 1–0 victory over Denmark in away game. The FIFA Ballon player of the year 2013 scored the winning goal in injury time that resulted a 1–0 win for The Navigators.
With his goal against Armenia, he is now on the top of the list of all time highest goal scorer in European Championship competition. He achieved this milestone after playing 37th games for Portugal National football team.
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Ronaldo scored the winning goal against Armenia in 71st minute. The Navigators are now at the second spot in their group bagging 6 points from 3 games. Ronaldo was guilty of several wasted opportunities in the 1st half as Portugal managed only two shots from 15 on target.
In qualification matches of Euro championship, Cristiano Ronaldo have scored 16 goals, whereas he netted 7 times in regular competition of Euro Championship.
Watch the video of Cristiano Ronaldo’s 23rd goal of European Championship below.
With this victory, Fernando Santos’s side get their qualification campaign back on track to move a point behind Denmark, who came from behind to win 3–1 in Serbia, but have played one match more.
Top 5 goal scorers of European Championship
|Jon Dahl Tomasson||Denmark||22||31|
|Robbie Keane||Republic of Ireland||21||42|
This year , Ronaldo bagged most trophies including FIFA player of the year, UEFA Champions League title, UEFA Super Cup, Copa del Rey, European player of the year, top goal scorer of Champions league single season, La liga player of the year with top goal scorer, best goal.