Wednesday, 11 January 2017

See Hilarious Photo Of Cristiano Ronaldo Carrying Trophies And Awards He Won In 2016

Cristiano Ronaldo is one of the most successful footballers in world football and he has continued to break and set records since he started his career as a player.

The fact that he led the Selecao to win an unprecedented Euro 2016 title in style makes him the most valuable asset in world football at the moment.

The following are the six achievements of CR7 after winning the Euro 2016 with Portugal.

1. Top goalscorer in qualifying and finals: Ronaldo’s three goals in the Euro 2016 made him the all time top scorer in the qualifiers and the finals of the European Championships, he now has 29 goals in 47 matches in total which is four more than Sweden’s Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

2. First player to score in four editions of the European Championships: The 31-year-old became the only player to have scored in four different editions of the European Championships; he scored two goals in Euro 2004, one in Euro 2008 and three each in Euro 2012 and 2016 respectively.

3. Player with the most European championship appearances: After playing 21 matches, Ronaldo is definitely the player with most appearances in the European Championships with 1,793 minutes of football under his belt more than any other player.

4. First player to play two finals in 12 years: CR7 becomes the first player to play in two different finals in 12 years when he stepped into the Stade de France pitch something which Ricardo Carvalho could have achieved if he made an appearance.

5. Third player to make a European Championship dream team: The former Sporting Lisbon player became the third player to in history to be named in the tournament’s dream team from 2004, 2012 and 2016 respectively.

He joined the likes of Laurent Blanc and Paolo Maldini who were included in the dream team of a European tournament in 1992, 1996, 2000 for the French 1988, 1996 and 2000 editions for the Italian.

6. Eleventh player to win the Champions League and European Championship in the same year: Ronaldo and fellow country man Pepe have now added themselves to the exclusive list of players who won the trophies for both club and country.

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