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Cristiano Ronaldo draws level with Miroslav Klose and adds another individual record to his stunning haul


CRISTIANO RONALDO is now the joint-top European scorer in World Cups and European Championships.

The Juventus superstar scored Portugal’s opening goal in a 4-2 defeat to Germany at Euro 2020.

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Cristiano Ronaldo scored his 107th goal for Portugal against Germany[/caption]

That took him level with Germany legend Miroslav Klose on 19 – and one ahead of the iconic Gerd Muller.

Ronaldo has one more game to beat the record and that is against France on Wednesday.

The 36-year-old’s double in Portugal’s 3-0 opening game win against Hungary made him the Euros’ all-time record-scorer.

Ronaldo bagged an 87th-minute penalty and a glorious stoppage-time clincher to total 11 strikes in European Championship tournaments, two more than French midfield magician Michel Platini.

His international goal tally to a staggering 107 goals.

Now, CR7 is just two goals shy of Iranian striker Ali Daei’s all-time international goalscoring record.

That Hungary game saw him break SIX records.

He is the first player to play at five different Euros, the oldest player to score for Portugal at a major tournament, the first player to score at five Euro tournaments.


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Despite scoring, Ronaldo couldn’t lead Portugal to victory[/caption]

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Ronaldo has one more chance to overtake Ali Daei as the all-time international record goalscorer[/caption]


He also became the oldest player at a Euros to net a double and has achieved the most victories by a player.

Portugal’s 4-2 loss to Germany makes for an exciting final round of fixtures in Group F.

All four teams are still in with a shot of qualifying for the last-16.

Leaders France, who were earlier held by Hungary, take on Portugal as Low’s men entertain the bottom-placed Hungarians in Munich.

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