2022-11-24 17:22:51

Cristiano Ronaldo Makes Mens World Cup History With Goal vs. Ghana

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By Madeline Coleman

Cristiano Ronaldo made headlines once again on Thursday, but this time, it was for a record-breaking performance in the World Cup.

The legendary soccer player scored his fifth World Cup goal in Portugal’s match against Ghana, making him the first men’s player to score in five different World Cups. While Ronaldo has not scored in the knockout stage, his goal reign on the prestigious stage dates back to 2006 in Germany.

Ronaldo is part of an elite club as he plays in his fifth World Cup, joining Mexico’s Antonio Carbajal and Rafael Márquez, Germany’s Lothar Matthäus and Argentina’s Lionel Messi. The free agent has now scored eight times in a World Cup for Portugal, and he just needs two more goals to pass Eusébio, who is the country’s leading scorer in the World Cup.

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