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Ronaldo wins Euro 2020 Golden Boot
 
By: Abara Blessing Oluchi
Mon, 12 Jul 2021   ||   Nigeria,
 

Monday- 12th July 2021: The five times Ballon d’or winner and Portugal captain, Cristiano Ronaldo has won the golden boot at the just concluded Euro 2020 tournament with 5 goals on tie-breaker over Czech Republic forward Patrik Schik.

Remember that the Juventus forward tallied five goals in the competition with Schik but later won the tie-breaker via an assist.

Three of his goals came from the penalty spot, while the other two came from open play against Hungary and Germany.

Though despites Ronaldo’s output, Portugal were eliminated in the last 16 through a 1-0 loss to Belgium.

Recall that after Ronaldo and Schik at five goals apiece, four players also finished on four goals, they are; England captain Harry Kane, France forward Karim Benzema, Belgium forward Romelu Lukaku, Emil Forsberg.

 

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