Cristiano Ronaldo sets a new and unmatched record in the competition in Portugal’s opening game of the FIFA World Cup 2022.
Calling him legendary is definitely not far fetched as the Portuguese captain Cristiano Ronaldo, with his first goal against Ghana in the Group H opener.
The first half of Portugal’s encounter against Ghana was goalless, but the second half became more dramatic after the 37-year-old scored from the penalty spot in the 65th minute.
Ghana equalized in the 73rd minute on a goal scored by Andre Ayew, with Kudos providing a superb pass to the Al Sadd midfielder.
However, Ronaldo’s new world record was set in Portugal’s opening World Cup match against Ghana black stars on Thursday November 24, 2022
Ronaldo became the first and only player to score in five consecutive World Cups, in 2006, 2010, 2014, 2018, and 2022. He is also now Portugal’s oldest and youngest scorer at a World Cup.
The inspired player scored the opening match of the game and would undoubtedly like to advance to the knockout stage of the competition.
CR7’s total goal tally in all competitions now stands at 800 and he is currently the all-time leading goal scorer in football.
Portugal will play their next match against Uruguay on November 28