Cristiano Ronaldo awarded with Euro 2020 Golden Boot


Portuguese striker Cristiano Ronaldo has been officially awarded as the conqueror of the Euro 2020 Golden Boot.

Despite Portugal’s early elimination, Cristiano Ronaldo managed to win the Golden Boot and persisted at the forum of the goal-scoring salvage.

Ronaldo netted five goals in the 2020 European Championship that ended him being the highest goal scorer of the tournament tying with the Czech Republic forward Patrik Schick who scored his fifth goal against Denmark in the quarter-finals yet his team was knocked out.

The Bundesliga player Schick also scored the same number of goals for his nation in the championship regardless, the Serie A forward Ronaldo earned the Golden Boot through a tie-breaker of assists as he provided one while Schick climaxed with none.

The Golden Boot would have been awarded to the person with the best minutes to goals ratio if several players finished on the same number of goals and assists but Schick lacked in that while Ronaldo contributed to Diogo Jota’s goal in their match against Germany as well as he played lesser minutes than the Czech Republic player.

France’s Karim Benzema has seized four goals in 349 minutes at the Euro 2020 competition ending at third place tying with three other players namely Sweden’s Emil Forsberg in 371 minutes, Belgium’s Romelu Lukaku in 444 minutes and Harry Kane of England in 529 minutes.

Three out of five goals from Ronaldo succeeded from the penalty spot opening his account at the Euro 2020 with two late goals in the 3-0 win against opponent Hungary.