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UEFA Euro Championship All-Time Top Goal Scorers

UEFA Euro 2020 was one of the major sports event fell victim to covid-19 outbreak however it was not canceled and rescheduled for June-July 2021. Cristiano Ronaldo and Portugal will be looking to defend their title while Ronaldo also have a chance to become outright top goal scorer in the competitions history.

Euro Championships have been hard to score in historically. Cristiano Ronaldo and Platini lead the goal scoring charts with 9 goals each. Here is the list of top goal scorers in tournament with 5 or more goals.
RANKPLAYERGOALSMATCHESSTRIKE RATECOMPETITIONS
1 Michel Platini951.801984
Cristiano Ronaldo9210.432004-08-12-16
2 Alan Shearer790.781992, 1996, 2000
3 Antoine Griezmann670.862016
Ruud Van Nistelrooy680.752004, 2008
Patrick Kluivert690.671996, 2000
Wayne Rooney6100.602004, 2012, 2016
Thierry Henry6110.552000, 2004, 2008
Zlatan Ibrahimovic6130.462004-08-12-16
Nuno Gomez6140.432004, 2012, 2016
4 Savo Milošević541.252000
Marco Van Basten590.561988, 1992
Milan Baros5110.452004, 2008, 2012
Jürgen Klinsmann5130.381988, 1992, 1996
Fernando Torres5130.382004, 2008, 2012
Mario Gomez5130.382008, 2012, 2016
Zinedine Zidane5140.361996, 2000, 2004

Cristiano Ronaldo leads the way alongside Michael Platini with 9 goals making them joing all-time top scorers in UEFA Euro championships. However Platini scored 9 goals in only 5 matches back in 1984 tournament. Ronaldo on the other hand have scored 9 goals in 21 appearences in four editions for this tournament. We take a look at all time top goal scorers in UEFA Euro history.

Antoine Griezmann is also another name on the list who will be looking to add to his already impressive tally of 6 goals in European Championships. He finished the 2016 tournament at home as top goal scorer and with France in such a good form he has geniune chance of not only matching Platini but setting the bar higher by the end of the tournament.

All eyes however will be on Cristiano Ronaldo when the Euro 2020 starts on 11th June, if he can add just another goal to his haul of 9 goals so far that will make him outright top goal scorer in Tournaments history.

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