Ronaldo creates World Cup history as Portugal beat Ghana


Doha: Cristiano Ronaldo became the first male player to score at five World Cups with a goal for Portugal against Ghana on Friday morning (AEDT).

The 37-year-old striker converted a penalty in the 65th minute to give Portugal a 1-0 lead. His side went on to win the Group H clash 3-2, surviving a late Ghana surge that almost resulted in an equaliser at the death.

Cristiano Ronaldo makes World Cup history.

Cristiano Ronaldo makes World Cup history.Credit:Getty Images

The first-half of the Group H clash was forgettable apart from a couple of Ronaldo chances, but it burst into life after the interval as Portugal belatedly began their…



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Written by Bourbiza Mohamed

I have 26 years of experience as a professional writer and editor and have been working as a full time freelancer since 2011. I am originally from Casablanca, Morocco, and I graduated from Qatar University with a degree in journalism. I have worked for newspapers, magazines, news agencies, websites. I speak fluent Arabic, French, English, Russian and Spanish.

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