European Cup-C Ronaldo assists Portugal to win 3–0 against Turkey and advance to the next round

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6 min readJun 22, 2024
https://apnews.com/article/turkey-portugal-euro-ronaldo-c52a9b31692cb27f4fd0ad3c76916477

In the early of June 23rd, Portugal defeated Turkey 3–0. Ronaldo started the game and contributed a wonderful assist. This was Ronaldo’s eighth assist in the European Cup, making him the assist king in the history of the European Cup. At the same time, this was Ronaldo’s 23rd victory in the world championships in his career, ranking third, second only to Schweinsteiger and Klose’s 25 games.

Although Ronaldo is old and far away from the mainstream league, he still maintains a good competitive state, so he also got the opportunity to participate in the European Cup. In the first game of this tournament, Ronaldo started and became the first player to play in the European Cup six times.

In the match against Turkey, Ronaldo started again, won two headers, the first in the team, made one successful cross, the first in the team, and created one scoring opportunity, the first in the team. At the same time, in the second half, he selflessly assisted his teammates to score in the penalty area. At the age of 39 years and 138 days, Ronaldo also became the oldest player in the history of the European Cup to provide an assist.

Not only that, this assist is also Ronaldo’s 8th assist in the European Cup. He also tied with Czech player Bobowski and…

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