Cristiano Ronaldo scored from the spot (penalty) for Portugal throughout their conflict towards Ghana within the FIFA World Cup 2022 Qatar which made him the primary footballer to attain in 5 World Cups. The 37-year-old who’s all the time been within the limelight of soccer, scored his eighth FIFA World Cup purpose after profitable the penalty across the sixtieth minute. (Cristiano Ronaldo switch information: Bayern Munich to Chelsea, golf equipment more likely to signal Portuguese icon, verify checklist right here)
Out of this world
Ronaldo objectives in FIFA World Cup historical past
2006: 1 purpose
2010: 1 purpose
2014: 1 purpose
2018: 4 objectives
2022: 1 purpose* (to this point)
Coming to the conflict, Ghana gave a troublesome battle to Cristiano Ronaldo and co as they bounced again after going 1 purpose down inside minutes. Nonetheless, Joao Felix was on the rescue for Portugal, courtesy a phenomenal cross from Bruno Fernandes which lead to Portugal taking the lead once more. Afterward, Rafael Leao scored the third purpose for Portugal however Ghana gave the Ronaldo-led aspect some nervy moments till the ultimate whistle as Osman Bukari scored late across the 89th minute.
The 37-year-old Ronaldo was trying to showcase his abilities to potential new golf equipment after having his contract terminated at Manchester United this week. After losing two good possibilities within the first half, he tumbled below a problem by Ghana defender Mohammed Salisu to earn a penalty.
Wheeling away after the ball struck the again of the web, a smiling Ronaldo carried out his typical leap and swivel within the air the gang roared his trademark “SI-UUU” as he did the pirouette earlier than getting mobbed by teammates. He has now scored in each World Cup since his first in 2006 and has a file 118 worldwide objectives. (With PTI inputs)