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CR7 Writes World Cup History, Matches Gyan’s Unbelievable Record

Cristiano Ronaldo Writes FIFA World Cup History, Matches Asamoah Gyan’s Unbelievable Record

By David Kappel - Jun 16, 2018 07:01 PM @kappilinho

Portugal’s all-time record scorer Cristiano Ronaldo was the Man of the Match in the six-goal thriller against Spain, matching an unbelievable international record set by an African superstar Asamoah Gyan.

Read: Ronaldo Equals Magical World Cup Pele Record

Media and twitter channels all over the world reported that Ronaldo had become the first player to score in nine consecutive major tournaments, but it was in fact Ghana striker Asamoah Gyan, who became the first to achieve this feat.

The Black Stars forward scored at the 2006 FIFA World Cup, at the 2008 African Cup of the Nations, at the 2010 AFCON, at the 2010 World Cup, at the 2012 AFCON, at the 2013 AFCON, at the 2014 World Cup, at the 2015 AFCON and at the 2017 AFCON, as Ghanaian journalist Michael Oti Adjei pointed out.

Overall, Gyan has scored six goals in his three World Cup participations and eight in African Cup of Nations history.

Ronaldo, meanwhile, has now scored at the 2004 UEFA European Championship, 2006 FIFA World Cup, at the Euro 2008, at the 2010 World Cup, at the Euro 2012, at the 2014 World Cup, at the Euro 2016, at the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup and in this year’s tournament.

The Portuguese took his overall World Cup tally to six strikes after netting just once in each of his previous three tournaments, while he has scored nine in his four Euro participations and twice at the Confed Cup.

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With his hat-trick, Ronaldo took his international tally to 84 strikes, equaling the European all-time record set by legendary Hungarian Ferenc Puskas.

How many more goals do you think Ronaldo can score at the current World Cup? Have your say in the comments section below.


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KhothaKhosi Joined: 15 Feb 2018
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KhothaKhosi Jun 22, 2018 12:03 PM
CR7 scored at world club cup too, in 2 editions in a row.
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Pks Joined: 15 Feb 2010
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Pks Jun 21, 2018 11:13 AM
@aluzebucs by the way I forgot to tell you that I support Real Madrid in Spain and I like Ronaldo but hate him when he belittle our stars the likes of Marcello,Kroos,Modric,Kasamero ,Isco and Benzema just to name some of those good players.When he fails to score,he blames others and says they are not good enough.The reason that we struggle in La Liga is because we depending too much on him.I hope and wish his wish of leaving us comes to reality.
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Sellopat2 Jun 17, 2018 03:02 PM
Ronaldo answers his critics on the pitch!
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vijjox Jun 17, 2018 12:18 PM
What can I say
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dddagam Joined: 16 Jun 2018
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dddagam Jun 17, 2018 09:31 AM
@alizebucs1986 indeed mate he doing more with consistency and breaking every record out there
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Shuthi Jun 17, 2018 09:08 AM
After one more strike they must change phushkas name to CR7 awards
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alizebucs1986 Jun 17, 2018 08:29 AM
Where is Missy in this list
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alizebucs1986 Jun 17, 2018 08:27 AM
@dddagam Cr7 is achieving more than those that have done it b4
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tcdeluxe Jun 17, 2018 07:51 AM
@Glamour boys akaKhosination true dat. Look at de goal scored by black leopards in de play-offs, had it been a european, it wud still be in de news
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Enthiiii Makhosi Jun 17, 2018 07:26 AM
CR7 3-0 Messi
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dddagam Jun 17, 2018 06:16 AM
People don't understand that Ronaldo is not doing things that haven't been achieved before but he is simple doing things consistently
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MfanoYellow Jun 17, 2018 05:59 AM
Very very best in the world.
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MfanoYellow Jun 17, 2018 05:58 AM
The very best in the world.
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MfanoYellow Jun 17, 2018 05:58 AM
Best in the world by far.
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So-Mathabo-KBY Jun 17, 2018 02:46 AM
@Maclane no one cares or it doesn't matter until a European does it goes to show how low we put ourselves and disregard for our own.....now that Ronaldo has done this it's breaking news!!!!
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jstice26 Jun 17, 2018 01:35 AM
He is thee goat...
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Maclane Jun 17, 2018 12:02 AM
Headline sucks!!! How is this an unbelievable record when some1 already shares in it
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Faysal Jun 16, 2018 09:26 PM
They alwAys Rob us
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Daniel Madenza Kutumela Jun 16, 2018 08:17 PM
He'll score more than 59 hundred this time.
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dddagam Jun 16, 2018 08:16 PM
Give him tapins,free-kicks,diving,heade rs,bycecle kicks THE KING SHALL DELIVER: OH HOW I WISH OUR VERY OWN GOVERNMENT COULD PRODUCE SUCH GREAT SERVICES TO IT PEOPLE

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