EURO 2020

5 Records Which Could be Broken at Euro 2020

Arjun Singh Devgan
The Euro 2020 is currently being played across Europe
The Euro 2020 is currently being played across Europe / ANDREAS SOLARO/Getty Images
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The 2020 European Championship has started with a bang, with a number of exciting matches taking place so far. There are a number of top countries and top players participating in the tournament, with some of them on the verge of breaking international records.

Here, we take a look at the five records that could be broken at Euro 2020.

1. Most individual goals scored in Euro history

Portugal v Israel - International Friendly
Portugal v Israel - International Friendly / Gualter Fatia/Getty Images

Michel Platini and Cristiano Ronaldo are currently the joint-highest goalscorers in the European Championships, with nine to their name. This record will in all probability be broken soon considering that Ronaldo is set to lead his country and will get on the scoresheet.

The 36-year-old will fancy his chances to break the long-standing record set by Platini in the 1980s.

2. Youngest goalscorer in Euro history

Jude Bellingham
England v Croatia - UEFA Euro 2020: Group D / Robin Jones/Getty Images

Johan Vonlanthen of Switzerland is currently the youngest goalscorer in the tournament history as he was 18 years and 141 days when he netted a goal. Three players in Jamal Musiala, Jude Bellingham and Kacper Kozlowski are all younger that Vonlanthen and if one of them scores, then they will be the new holders of the record.

3. Oldest Hat-trick goalscorer

Michel Platini
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France legend, Michel Platini at 28 years is currently the oldest hat-trick goalscorer in Euro history when he netted a treble against Yugoslavia back in 1984.

There are a number of players who could break that record and with Ronaldo, Thomas Muller and Robert Lewandowski all over 30-years-old - that record could be broken this time around.

4. Most tournaments played by an individual

Portugal v Israel - International Friendly
Portugal v Israel - International Friendly / Gualter Fatia/Getty Images

The current record for being involved in the most European Championship tournaments is four. A total of 17 players have achieved this feat. From Petr Cech, Gianluigi Buffon to Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Lukas Podolski.

Portugal superstar, Cristiano Ronaldo has also played for tournaments, beginning from 2004 and even if he plays a minute he will hold the record.

5. Most goals scored in one match

Robert Lewandowski
Poland v Iceland - International Friendly / Boris Streubel/Getty Images

A total of eight players have scored hat-tricks in Euro history, but one one has managed to net four goals in a single game so far. With the likes of Lewandowski, Harry Kane, Romelu Lukaku, and even Wijnaldum having netted quadruples in the past for club and country it is not entirely unfeasible.

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