Portugal forward Cristiano Ronaldo made historical past Thursday by turning into the primary male participant to attain throughout 5 World Cup video games.
Ronaldo earned Portugal’s first level in a penalty kick an hour into its match towards Ghana. The ahead was within the penalty space of Ghana’s aim when a referee referred to as a penalty on Ghana’s Mohammed Salisu, who responded by confronting the referee and motioning for him to open his eyes. Portugal would go on to beat Ghana 3-2.
Lionel Messi, Miroslav Klose, Pele, and Uwe Seeler had all scored throughout 4 World Cup video games. Portuguese participant Eusebio holds Portugal’s document for complete objectives scored in World Cup video games with 9, whereas this sport makes Ronaldo’s eighth. Feminine gamers Marta and Christine Sinclair scored their respective objectives of their fifth World Cup video games in 2019.
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Ronaldo, 37, has appeared in 18 World Cup video games, his first in 2006 when Portugal completed fourth. Ronaldo lately had rape costs towards him from 2009 dismissed in courtroom. His accuser signed a nondisclosure settlement and agreed to simply accept $375,000 to not pursue legal costs.
Following this win, Portugal shot as much as the highest of the World Cup standings.