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UEFA Euro Top Scorers - Cristiano Ronaldo stands alone at the UEFA European Championships

  • Cristiano Ronaldo has scored 14 goals in 21 matches at the European Championships
  • Michel Platini scored 9 goals in 5 matches at Euro 1984
  • Alan Shearer & Antoine Griezmann have both scored 7 goals
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Cristiano Ronaldo & Michel Platini scored 9 goals at the UEFA Euros (Getty Images)
John Eastwood 21 Sep 2021
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Top Scorers


Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo leads the way with 14 goals at the UEFA European Championship. He eclipsed France's Michel Platini who scored nine goals in just five matches at UEFA Euro 1984.

Player
Team
Goals
Matches
Cristiano Ronaldo Portugal 14 25
Michel Platini France 9 5
Alan Shearer England 7 9
Antoine Griezmann France 7 11
Thierry Henry France 6 11
Zlatan Ibrahimović Sweden 6 13
Patrick Kluivert Netherlands 6 9
Nuno Gomes Portugal 6 14
Wayne Rooney England 6 10
Romelu Lukaku Belgium 6 10
Álvaro Morata Spain 6 10
Ruud van Nistelrooy Netherlands 6 8
Milan Baroš Czech Republic 5 10
Patrik Schick Czech Republic 5 5
Robert Lewandowski Poland 5 11
Fernando Torres Spain 5 13
Mario Gomez Germany 5 13
Jürgen Klinsmann Germany 5 13
Savo Milošević Yugoslavia 5 4
Marco van Basten Netherlands 5 9
Zinédine Zidane France 5 14

Top Scorers by Tournament


There are plenty of legends on the UEFA European Championship top scorers by tournament list. 

They include Gerd Müller, Michel Platini, Marco van Basten, Henrik Larsen, Dennis Bergkamp, Alan Shearer, Patrick Kluivert, David Villa, Mario Gómez, Mario Balotelli, Cristiano Ronaldo, Fernando Torres and Antoine Griezmann.

Year
Country
Player
Goals
Matches
2020 Portugal Cristiano Ronaldo 5 4
2020 Czech Republic Patrik Schick 5 5
2016 France Antoine Griezmann 6 7
2012 Croatia  Mario Mandžukić 3 3
2012 Germany  Mario Gómez 3 5
2012 Italy  Mario Balotelli 3 6
2012 Portugal  Cristiano Ronaldo 3 5
2012 Russia  Alan Dzagoev 3 3
2012 Spain Fernando Torres 3 5
2008 Spain  David Villa 4 4
2004 Czech Republic  Milan Baroš 5 5
2000 Netherlands  Patrick Kluivert 5 5
2000 Yugoslavia  Savo Milošević 5 4
1996 England  Alan Shearer 5 5
1992 Denmark  Henrik Larsen 3 4
1992 Germany  Karl-Heinz Riedle 3 5
1992 Netherlands  Dennis Bergkamp 3 4
1992 Sweden  Tomas Brolin 3 4
1988 Netherlands  Marco van Basten 5 5
1984 France  Michel Platini 9 5
1980 West Germany  Klaus Allofs 3 3
1976 West Germany  Dieter Müller 4 2
1972 West Germany  Gerd Müller 4 2
1968 Yugoslavia  Dragan Džajić 2 3
1964 Spain  Jesús María Pereda 2 2
1964 Hungary  Ferenc Bene 2 2
1964 Hungary  Dezső Novák 2 1
1960 France  François Heutte 2 2
1960 Soviet Union  Valentin Ivanov 2 2
1960 Soviet Union  Viktor Ponedelnik 2 2
1960 Yugoslavia  Milan Galić 2 2
1960 Yugoslavia  Dražan Jerković 2 2

UEFA European Championships Top Scorers FAQ

Who has scored the most goals at the UEFA European Championships?

Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo has scored the most goals at the UEFA European Championships with 14 goals scored.

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