Top Scorers List in UEFA Euro 2016 News and Updates: Wales Star Gareth Bale Is Top Goal Maker for European Championship; Rankings and Statistics
Cristiano Ronaldo Also Made It to Top 5 with Two Goals
With a few matches remaining in the UEFA Euro 2016, star players for each team have contributed their best for their countries, especially in terms of scores or goals.
Coming into the semifinals round, here are the top scorers for the European tournament per UEFA's official website:
1. Gareth Bale (Wales, 3 goals)
The Welsh player recently led his team to its 3-1 victory versus Belgium and is now targeting to defeat the team of Real Madrid co-player Cristiano Ronaldo. Bale refused to comment on the upcoming rivalry with his teammate but noted that he is more focused on winning.
"We're going to enjoy the victory but we can't afford to look past the semi-final, we just have to keep doing what we've been doing and we'll stick to that," he told Daily Mail.
2. Antoine Greizmann (France, 3 goals)
Another leader in terms of goals is the French player who earlier expressed confidence that his team will win the UEFA Euro 2016. The tournament host, according to Griezmann, is composed of quality players who always give their best in every game. He added that France still keeps improving and learning from its mistakes as a group.
3. Alvaro Morata (Spain, 3 goals)
Though his team is now out of the competiton after getting defeated by Italy, Morata remained one of the top scorers in the competition. A separate Daily Mail report indicated that he performed really well during their games against Turkey and Croatia. He is expected to return to Real Madrid with additional achievements from the tournament.
4. Cristiano Ronaldo (Portugal, 2 goals)
The main man from the Portugal squad is targeting to earn a major international title for his team in this year's European tournament. Sky Sports mentioned that Ronaldo expressed his desire to clinch the UEFA Euro 2016 title. "The dream is getting closer and anything can happen now. We're on the right road," he added.
5. Dimitri Payet (France, 2 goals)
Joining Greizmann is this 29-year-old midfielder who displayed strong skills during their opening match versus Romania. He also contributed a late goal to their 2-0 victory against Albania. He is expected to display the same energy and performance for Sunday's quarterfinal game versus Iceland. He is one of the top players expected to bring France to victory.