Cristiano Ronaldo scripts FIFA World Cup history, becomes first player to score in 5 editions

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FIFA World Cup 2022 latest updates: Ace footballer Cristiano Ronaldo scored a historic penalty kick against Ghana in Portugal’s first group stage match on Thursday in Qatar. Ronaldo became the first player in FIFA World Cup history to score in five editions of the tournament. While his first came back in 2006, Ronaldo scored his 8th World Cup goal in 18th appearance for his country at World Cups.

Ronaldo put the ball past Ghana keeper Lawrence Ati-Zigi, beating him with power. He had himself won the penalty after Mohammad Salisu brought him down inside the box. This was Ronaldo’s 118th goal for Portugal. Ronaldo’s penalty put Portugal 1-0 ahead.

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