FIFA World Cup Match : Portugal 3-2 Ghana | Ronaldo created history

Portugal captain Cristiano Ronaldo shrugged off his bitter split with Manchester United to claim yet another record as he became the first player to score in five World Cups with a penalty in the 65th minute to the right of Zigi and despite the Ghana goalkeeper guessing it right, beat him by sheer power of the kick to help steer his side to a nervy 3-2 win over
Ghanaon Thursday. Portugal successfully runs down the clock as the final whistle is blown. A huge sigh of relief for Fernando Santos’ team which goes to the top of Group H.

Andre Ayew’s equaliser briefly looked like it would spoil Portugal’s party, but a quickfire double goal from Joao Felix and substitute Rafael Leao gave them a two-goal advantage. Osman Bukari halved it with an 89th-minute header but Portugal held on through nine minutes of injury time to to win their opening game of a World Cup for the first time in their last four
appearances. Ghana responded positively though and equalised in the 73rd minute. Cristiano Ronaldo’s penalty starts goal rush in last 25 minutes as Portugal hold on to win a thriller.

Ronaldo’s records :

He is now Portugal’s oldest as well as their youngest World Cup goal scorer and the first man to score at five World Cups.

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