The Portuguese star was on a date with history during his country’s 2-2 draw with his French counterpart on Wednesday evening in the third (last) round of Group F of the European Football Championship (Euro 2020), which also witnessed an exciting draw for the German team with its Hungarian counterpart with the result itself.
The French team – the world champion, who qualified for the final price round before playing the match – ended his campaign in the group and is on top with 5 points, one point ahead of his closest rivals, Germany and Portugal, who ranked second and third, respectively, who accompanied him to the playoffs, While Hungary trailed the standings with two points to get out of the competition officially.
Benzema added the second goal for France in the 47th minute, but Ronaldo scored the equalizer for Portugal in the 60th minute as well, with a penalty kick, to raise his scoring tally with Portugal to 109 goals, and equals the record of Iranian Ali Daei as the most international player in football history
Ronaldo strengthened his record in the list of historical scorers for the European Nations Cup with 14 goals, and he is the top scorer in this edition with 5 goals so far.
Hungary shines again
At the Allianz Arena, the German team escaped from the trap of its brilliant Hungarian counterpart, and avoided an early exit from the first round of the tournament, with an exciting 2-2 draw with its guest.
Hungary advanced with a surprise goal signed by Adam Chalay in the 11th minute, but Kai Havertz scored the equalizing goal for the German team in the 66th minute.
Germany did not congratulate Germany with the equalizer, after Hungary scored the second goal through Andras Shaffer in the 68th minute, but Leon Goretzka saved the German team by scoring the equalizer in the 84th minute, depriving the Hungarians of achieving the surprise.