Cristiano Ronaldo added one other feather in his already adorned hat as he grew to become the primary participant ever to attain in 5 completely different World Cup tournaments. The previous Manchester United participant reached this milestone after he transformed a penalty within the sixty fifth minute towards Ghana of their Group H match on Thursday.
Earlier, Ronaldo had the ball within the web and spurned two early probabilities in a goalless first half as Portugal dominated Ghana however have been unable to make a breakthrough.
The 37-year-old Portugal captain may need had two targets contained in the opening quarter-hour however missed each alternatives. He discovered the web from shut vary within the thirty first minute however solely after the referee had blown his whistle for an infringement towards him.
RONALDO BECOMES THE FIRST MEN’S PLAYER TO SCORE IN 5 CONSECUTIVE WORLD CUPS 🐐 pic.twitter.com/KRTgFZF3rV
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This should come as a aid to the Portuguese captain as he was within the eye of the proverbial storm after his exit from Manchester United.
On Tuesday, United stated in a press release that Ronaldo had parted methods with Manchester United.
“Cristiano Ronaldo is to depart Manchester United by mutual settlement, with quick impact,” stated Manchester United.
“The membership thanks him for his immense contribution throughout two spells at Outdated Trafford, scoring 145 targets in 346 appearances and desires him and his household properly for the longer term.
“Everybody at Manchester United stays targeted on persevering with the crew’s progress beneath Erik ten Hag and dealing collectively to ship success on the pitch.”
Ronaldo’s acrimonious exit was on the playing cards after his explosive interview with Piers Morgan.