Ronaldo now Europe’s leading scorer

Cristiano Ronaldo became Europe’s all-time leading international scorer with 85 goals when he headed in Portugal’s opening strike in their World Cup Group B match against Morocco on Wednesday.

Ronaldo scored a hat-trick in Portugal’s dramatic 3-3 draw against Spain on Friday to match Hungarian great Ferenc Puskas as Europe’s record top scorer with 84 goals.

The 33-year-old Real Madrid forward scored in the fourth minute against Morocco to give Portugal the early lead. Portugal went on to win the match to put them at the Zenith of Group B with four points. Germany and Iran, also in the group will meet later today.

Iran now have three points after they defeated Morocco 1-0 in the opening match, while Portugal and Germany played a thrilling 3-3 draw.

Ronaldo at the moment, is now only behind Ali Daei of Iran, on 109 goals, in the global all-time scoring charts.

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