The EURO 2020 Group F clash between Portugal and Germany on Saturday produced a goal-fest. Joachim Löw's side emerged 4-2 winners in the end after a grueling game of football at Allianz Arena in Munich. Although Portuguese skipper Cristiano Ronaldo could not power his side to a win, he had an outstanding performance individually as he produced some mesmerizing moments on the field.
CR7 impresses despite a heavy defeat for Portugal
The 36-year-old continued his impressive start to EURO 2020 as he add one more goal to his tally in the 15th minute of the game. Later in the match, Ronaldo also registered an unbelievable assist as Diogo Jota scored to reduce the deficit. However, the moment that caught everyone's attention happened in the 22nd minute of the game.
As the Portuguese forward received the ball from his teammate, he was quick to react as he got to the ball ahead of Antonio Rudiger who was running towards him. Firstly, CR7 incredible looped the ball over the Germany defender to deceive him and as Rudiger tried to distract Ronaldo by pulling him back, the 5-time Balloon d'Or winner responded by producing an outrageous no-look pass towards his teammate, leaving the fans in awe of his brilliance.
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With his third goal of the tournament on Saturday, Ronaldo is now the highest goal-scorer in EURO 2020 along with Czech Republic's Patrik Schick. The 36-year-old also closed in on Ali Daei's record of 109 international goals as he registered his 107th goal for Portugal.