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Ronaldo Breaks Gyan’s Record After Scoring In 10th Consecutive International Tournament

Ronaldo Breaks Gyan’s Record After Scoring In 10th Consecutive International Tournament
Latest Posts » Ronaldo Breaks Gyan’s Record After Scoring In 10th Consecutive International Tournament

Cristiano Ronaldo has became the first footballer in history to score in ten consecutive major international competitions with his goal against Ghana at Qatar 2022 World Cup. 

For a long time, veteran attacker Asamoah Gyan held the record, having scored in nine consecutive international competitions. 

Nonetheless, Gyan’s record was matched by Ronaldo at Euro 2020 the previous year, when the five-time Ballon d’Or winner scored in Portugal’s triumph over Hungary.

Ronaldo has now taken over as the sole owner of the record after scoring against Ghana on Thursday. 

The 37-year-old converted a controversial penalty as Portugal defeated the Black Stars 3-2 in World Cup Group H. 

Since 2004, Portugal’s captain has scored in every tournament, including the World Cup and European Championships. 

Ronaldo’s goal against Ghana also made him the first player in World Cup history to score in five different tournaments, surpassing Pele and other legends.

Meanwhile, Between 2006 and 2017, Gyan also scored in every Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) and World Cup competition. 

Like Ronaldo, Gyan is Ghana’s all-time leading scorer, with 51 goals in an international career that spanned over a decade and a half. 

Cristiano Ronaldo became the first footballer to score in 10 successive major international tournaments with his goal against Ghana in the Qatar 2022 World Cup.

For many years, veteran attacker Asamoah Gyan held the record, scoring in nine consecutive international competitions. 

However, Gyan’s record, was equaled by Cristiano during last year’s Euro 2020, when the five-time Ballon d’Or winner scored in Portugal’s triumph over Hungary.

Ronaldo has now taken over as the sole owner of the record after scoring against Ghana on Thursday. 

The 37-year-old converted a controversial penalty as Portugal defeated the Black Stars 3-2 in World Cup Group H. 

Since 2004, Portugal’s captain has scored in every tournament, including the World Cup and European Championships.

Source: pulseghana

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