Portugal born striker is still the talk of the century, who can imagine that the world best footballer would prove his worth at such critical time? Crisitiano Ronaldo who scored a hat-trick goal in their match against Spanish in the ongoing 2018 worldcup in russia.
The spanish team was leading with 2-3 win against portugal, but the game changed in second half with Crisitiano Ronaldo single handedly booted free-kick goal rounding the final match score line 3-3
Crisitiano Ronaldo continues to make history in terms of goal scoring. Following the hat-trick against Spain at the start of Russia 2018, he has now gone 4 World Cups scoring.
The Real Madrid striker is the fourth player to do so, equalling Uwe Seeler, Pelé and Miroslav Klose. The first two scored in 1958, 1962, 1966 and 1970, while the German scored in 2002, 2006, 2010 and 2014.
The Whites’ striker debuted at the World Cup in Germany in 2006. At just 21 he started his goal scoring record in the competition after netting a goal against Iran. Four years later, he scored against North Korea in the South African tournament. And in 2014 Ghana was the team that fell to the Portuguese starlet.
Goals in 4 Euros
Cristiano also scored goals in the Euros. In 2004, he scored in the opening match against Greece and in the semi-final against the Netherlands in a tournament in which Portugal ended up as runners-up. In the 2008 Euros he scored against the Czech Republic and four years later took his team to the semi-finals thanks to a brace in the Group Stage against the Netherlands and another key goal in the quarter-final against the Czech Republic. In the Euros of 2016 he helped Portugal to the cup win with a brace against Hungary and another stellar strike against Wales.