Portugal�s Ronaldo Scores The First Goal In A Penalty Shootout And Scored The Second Before The Half

News by Rob Williams Published on 16 Jun,2018 Updated on 15 Dec,2020
  • Ronaldo scored the first goal of the tournament in just 4 minutes
  • Ronaldo scored the second in 44th minutes of the game

Five times Ballon d’Or awards winner, Cristiano Ronaldo hits the first goal of the tournament against Spain. He scored the goal in 4th minute of the game in a penalty shootout.

CAPTION: Portugal v Spain SOURCE: Evening Standard

Ronaldo is the first player to win four European Golden Shoes and has won 26 trophies in his career, including five league titles, five UEFA Champions League titles and one UEFA European Championship.

CAPTION: Portugal v Spain SOURCE: Evening Standard

Ronaldo holds the records for most official goals scored in Europe's top-five leagues (395), the UEFA Champions League (120), the UEFA European Championship (9), as well as those for most assists in the UEFA Champions League (34) and the UEFA European Championship (6).

CAPTION: Portugal v Spain SOURCE: Evening Standard

Widely regarded as one of the greatest of all time, He has scored over 670 senior career goals for club and country.

He was the key player of the Spain national team that won the 2016 Euro Cup. He has won 15 trophies, including two La Liga titles, two Copas del Rey, four UEFA Champions League titles, two UEFA Super Cups, and three FIFA Club World Cups.

Ronaldo scored once at the 2006 World Cup, netting the second goals in a 2-0 win over Iran. He also scored once at the 2010 World Cup, against North Korea in a 7-0 win. He hit the winning goal in a 2-1 win over Ghana in the 2014 World Cup.

His goal made become just the four-man in history to score four goals at four different World Cup finals.

He successfully scored the second goal in the 44th minutes of the match.