2022-11-24 18:03:18

Portugal 3-2 Ghana: Cristiano Ronaldo and co. survive late fight back to win World Cup opener

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Cristiano Ronaldo’s penalty was one of five second half goals as Portugal edged out Group H rivals Ghana to win their World Cup opener.

The focus was on Cristiano Ronaldo in the build-up to Portugal’s World Cup opener after it was announced that he has left Man Utd.

The 37-year-old had a goal ruled out for a foul in the first half but he did open the scoring from the penalty spot in the 65th minute.

Ronaldo smashed the ball home after being brought down in the penalty area by Southampton defender Mohammed Salisu.

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