First to score at 5 World Cups
The Mirror reports that “Cristiano Ronaldo breaks astonishing World Cup record in first match in Qatar”.
“The Portugal captain’s club career may be up in the air after he left Manchester United, but on the international stage he has proven he is one of the very best time and time again“.
Cristiano Ronaldo has become the first player to score in five different World Cups by netting against Ghana at Stadium 974 in Qatar. He netted a penalty 65 minutes into the Group H match to add the Qatar 2022 edition to the previous World Cups he scored in – Germany 2006, South Africa 2010, Brazil 2014 and Russia 2018.
Portugal began their campaign with a thrilling victory over Ghana. Ronaldo was playing for the first time since his controversial television interview last week and his subsequent release by Manchester United following the comments.
Ronaldo’s penalty goal was watched by a large crowd in the La Vie shopping centre:
Meanwhile, the fan zone in Jardim Municipal proved popular:
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