Germany started their campaign in the 2014 FIFA world cup ruthlessly. The Germans defeated Portugal by 4-0 in their opening game of the FIFA World Cup in 2014. The Germany National team reached the Semi finals undefeated and played against Brazil. The Match was seen as one of the greatest defeat in the history of international football.
Major League Soccer has benefited from the presence of some outstanding former Premier League players. Over the years, with players such as David Beckham and Thierry Henry finding success on American soil. Not to mention legends like Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Frank Lampard, Bastian Schweinsteiger, Steven Gerrard, and Wayne Rooney.
Cristiano Ronaldo has been unplayable in the ongoing 2020 European competition. The Portuguese international is currently tied for first place in scoring with Patrik Schick, both with three goals in two games. Ronaldo has also become the all-time highest goalscorer in the Euros and he is just two goals behind the all-time FIFA international record, held by Iran's Ali Daei.
Germany's 4-2 victory over Portugal meant they are back in contention as one of the favourites for the 2020 UEFA European Championships, the German machines started slowly and one could almost swear that their 1-0 loss against World champions France was a true reflection of their team which is in a rebuilding process.
José Mourinho is one of the finest football managers in the world, the 58-year-old managed to coach various clubs under his leadership. Benfica, Porto FC, Chelsea, Real Madrid, Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur were among the clubs the Portuguese coached. He is now the manager of the Italian AS Roma team.
Even if you are not a fan of Cristiano Ronaldo, you will agree that he is ambitious and one of the greatest players of all time. Since his professional debut in 2002, Cristiano has been breaking and setting new records for himself. Many people are overlooking Portugal in Euros but I will like to remind you that they are the defending champions and they won the last European Nations League.
Cristiano set the record books tumbling after scoring a brace vs Hungary. The game was heading for a stalemate when Raphael Gurreiro stepped up for Portugal in the 85th minute, a goal which opened the floodgates. Ronaldo added two very late goals to complete a scoreline which flattered Portugal but a much needed win it was.
A short while ago, Portugal defeated Hungary by 3 unreplied goals in their attempts towards defending the UEFA Euro Trophy which they won in 2016. And during the match, the talismanic Juventus' striker, CR7 bagged a brace for his side. After the encounter which CR7 helped Portugal to win convincingly he has been able to set a few more records to the numerous ones he alreqdy has in the course of his illustrious carrier.
At thirty-six (36) years, Cristiano Ronaldo, the Portuguese and Juventus player will not stop breaking records. It would be recalled that Portugal won the tournament in 2016. The country national team played its opening game against Hungary and won with 3-0 goals. Portugal has played Hungary 14 times, the most country had faced without losing, having won 10 and drew just 4.
Just know that it is called Euro2020 because it was supposed to played in 2020, but was shifted to 2021 because of Covid-19 pandemic. So, this years edition of the tournament has presented 5 records for Portuguese superstar, Cristiano Ronaldo, who once boasted in an interview that "I don't chase records, records chase me".
Cristiano Ronaldo made his fifth European Championship appearance in Portugal's match versus Hungary at the Puskas Arena, and the Juventus forward is now the only player to accomplish so. Ronaldo's first European Championship was held in his native country of Portugal in 2004, followed by tournaments co-hosted by Austria and Switzerland in 2008, Poland and Ukraine four years later, and France in 2016.
The Champions league is the biggest Club competition in the world.All football lovers are usually excited when the competition gets to the elimination stage.On Tuesday, the first leg of the Semi Finals was played by Chelsea Against Real Madrid.Chelsea are looking to win their second champions league tittle while Real Madrid are on the verge of winning their 14th.