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World Cup 2022: I want to break the record of Eusebio-Ronaldo

Portugal captain Cristiano Ronaldo holds a record former striker Eusébio has scored with nine goals in FIFA World Cup finals.

Ronaldo said it would be a good challenge for him to break Eusébio’s record in Qatar.

The 37-year-old will lead Portugal to their eighth FIFA World Cup finals in Qatar when the tournament kicks off this weekend.

The Manchester United striker impressed in the international tournament, scoring seven goals and two assists in 17 matches so far.

The five-time Ballon d’Or winner looks forward to Portuguese icon Eusebio’s record nine goals in the tournament in 1966.

The former Real Madrid star was speaking to LiveScore when he announced his intention to beat the former Benfica star’s record.

Ronaldo said: “It’s a good challenge, I respect Eusebio, it’s something the Portuguese keep in their hearts.

“He’s an incredible person, but if you get the chance, if you get the chance, I think Eusebio would be happy (smiles).”

He added, “It feels good to play this kind of competition at the end of the year. It’s interesting, challenging, different, but in my opinion, I think it will be good. I’m excited too, it’s going to be my fifth World Cup and I’m really happy about that and playing in another World Cup.” “.

Ronaldo’s race to beat Eusebio’s record in Group H began, with Portugal opening against Ghana on November 24 before facing Uruguay on November 28 and South Korea on December 2.

World Cup 2022: I want to break the record of Eusebio-Ronaldo

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