Real Madrid youngster Arda Guler breaks Cristiano Ronaldo’s record in Turkey vs Georgia tie at Euro 2024

Real Madrid youngster, Arda Guler has inked his name in the UEFA European Championship history books by breaking one of Cristiano Ronaldo’s records in Turkey’s win over Georgia, Newspremises reports.

The former Fenerbahce ace scored Turkey’s second goal as the Crescent Stars defeated Georgia 3-1 in their opening game of the Euro 2024 in Georgia.

Guler was making his debut at the Euros and marked it with one of the goals of the tournament contender, per Sports Brief.

According to Opta Stats on X (formerly known as Twitter), the Real Madrid star has broken Ronaldo’s record by becoming the youngest player to score on his debut in a European Championship finals.

“Arda Guler is the youngest player to score on his debut at a European Championship finals (19 years and 114 days), surpassing Cristiano Ronaldo’s previous record of 19 years and 128 days set in 2004,” Opta confirmed on X.

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Reactions as Guler breaks Ronaldo’s record

@TheOnlyQuam said:

“Turkish Messi in the making”

@SphaYoko said:

“We have a talent here.”
@OlufadejuBlaq said:

“Cristiano is always there”

@brezzada said:

“Arda Guler is walking in a perfect path to success. The goal was so good and breaking Cristiano Ronaldo’s record at the Euros is not an easy feat, well done Turkish Messi.”

Turkey’s next match in the competition will be against Portugal on Saturday, June 22, according to a report by Soccerway.

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