Cristiano Ronaldo creates history as he became the first male player to score in five World Cups in Portugal’s opening game in Qatar against Ghana. Cristiano Ronaldo scored in the 65th minute from the penalty spot to open the scoring at Doha’s stadium 974, which was also the 118th goal of his country.
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Cristiano Ronaldo Becomes First Male Player to Score in 5 World Cups – Key Points
- The 37-year-old striker converted a penalty in the 65th minute to give Portugal a 1-0 lead.
- He has now scored a goal in every World Cup since 2006 when he again converted a penalty against Iran in the group stage.
- Ronaldo scored at the 2010 World Cup in South Africa and another at the 2014 tournament in Brazil, and four in 2018 Russia.
- He has now become the first male player to score in five FIFA World Cups.
Out of this world 🇵🇹
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About FIFA World Cup 2022
FIFA World Cup 2022 began on 20th November 2022 in Qatar. FIFA World Cup will continue till 18th December 2022 and this year 32 teams are competing against each other. The FIFA World Cup 2022 has divided the teams into eight groups. Read More About FIFA WORLD CUP 2022