FIFA 2022: Ronaldo the man of the hour the first player in football history to score in five different World Cups

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Portugal captain Cristiano Ronaldo becomes the first player to score in five World Cups. After scoring against Ghana on Thursday, Ronaldo overtook Lionel Messi to become the all-time leading scorer in the FIFA World Cup. 

Ronaldo scored a milestone in the 65th minute of the match as he took a 3–2 lead against Portugal. Ronaldo is the second oldest player to score a goal in a World Cup (37 years and 292 days). Roger Milla remains Cameroon’s most senior male (42 years and 39 days) as of 1994. 

Ronaldo’s penalty gave Portugal the lead for the first time in the match. Mohammed Salis pushed him, and the decision fell in Portugal’s favour. With 

goals, Ronaldo broke his world record of 118 international goals. In 2006, the then-21-year-old Ronaldo scored 4,444 tons for the first time in his World Cup debut. Ronaldo scored his first World Cup goal in the tournament’s second match (Portugal vs. Iran). 

Portuguese players have since scored in the 2010, 2014, 2018, and 2022 FIFA World Cups. Also, Cristiano Ronaldo made himself the oldest player ever to score a hat-trick by beating Spain in his FIFA World Cup in FIFA 2018. 

Ronaldo announced his departure from Manchester United on 23 November after giving a shocking interview with British journalist Piers Morgan, his Morgan club management and coach Eric HeTen He criticised Hug. In a note from the Portuguese footballer, Ronaldo said he loves his club and that will never change.He added that this is the right time to take on new challenges.

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