Euro 2024: Pepe Hails Cristiano Ronaldo’s Impact On The Portugal National Team


Portugal’s oldest player in the Euro 2024, Pepe, has hailed Cristiano Ronaldo’s incredible impact on the Portugal national team, even though he has yet to score a single goal in the tournament.

Porto centre back revealed this in the press conference, saying, “Cristiano lives of goals; that’s a fact. But have you seen his availability on the pitch to help the national team? It’s incredible. He’s the player with the most minutes on our team, at 39 years old.”

The Al Nassr striker, who made his European Competition debut in 2004 and is currently playing his sixth European Competition, participated in the three group matches for Portugal in Germany.

The Portugal national team have been on top of their game in the group stage of the European competition. They won two games but lost to Georgia in the final game of the group stage.

The Portugal national team will play in the Round of 16 against the Slovenia national team on Monday, July 1, 2024. 

How many goals has Ronaldo scored?

Cristiano Ronaldo

The former Manchester United striker has made 1013 appearances, scoring 759 goals and creating 238 assists in all club competitions. He has received 128 yellow cards and 12 red cards in his career.

Out of the 759 goals scored, 450 were for Real Madrid, 145 for Manchester United, 101 for Juventus, 58 for Al Nassr, and five for Sporting CP.

He made his international debut for the Portugal national team on August 20, 2003. Ronaldo went on to score 130 goals in 209 appearances for his country.

How old is Cristiano Ronaldo?

The Portuguese Superstar was born on February 5, 1985, in the city of Madeira, Portugal. He is currently 39 years old, with a height of 6 feet and 2 inches. 

Cristiano Ronaldo Ballon d’Or

The Portuguese star won five Ballon d’Or awards for the best player in the world. The first Ballon d’Or came in 2008 after he won the Premier League and the Champions League with Manchester United.

He won his second Ballon d’Or award in 2013, and the third came in 2014. The fourth and fifth awards came in 2016 and 2017.

Who is Cristiano Ronaldo’s ex-girlfriend? 

Ronaldo was previously in a relationship with Russian model Irina Shayk. She captured the Portuguese star’s heart in 2010 after he moved to Real Madrid. They got engaged in 2011 and split in 2015.

The first woman Cristiano Ronaldo dated was Jordana Jardel. They dated in 2003, but the relationship didn’t go far.

From 2005–2006, Cristiano Ronaldo dated Merche Romero. She was the prominent girlfriend of the Portuguese star during his playing time at Old Trafford.

However, they ended their relationship due to distance. Cristiano Ronaldo was living in Manchester, while his then-girlfriend was living in Portugal.

After he split from Merche Romero, he went ahead to date Imogen Thomas. Imogen was linked with the football star in 2006.

It was revealed that Cristiano Ronaldo dated the following personnel after Imogen Thomas: Soraia Chaves, Gemma Atkinson, Bipashi Basu, Paris Hilton, Luanna Belletti, and Nereida Gallardo. He is currently dating Georgina Rodriguez.


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