Ronaldo opened the scoring for Portugal against Ghana, becoming the first player in World Cup history to do it.
Ronaldo set a new World Cup record
Portugal‘s striker converted a penalty in the first round of the 2022 World Cup group stage against Ghana. Ronaldo returned to the starting lineup to captain Portugal against Ghana before scoring a record-breaking goal from the penalty spot in the second half. Along with Cristiano, Joao Felix and Rafael Leao also made their debut goal for thee national team.
Pelé (Brazil), Uwe Seeler, Miroslav Klose (Germany), and Lionel Messi (Argentina) have all scored in four World Cups.
Ronaldo scored in a 7-0 triumph over North Korea in 2010, and in 2014, the five-time Ballon d’Or winner scored a late winner against Ghana, although Portugal was eliminated at the group stage.
Ronaldo’s best World Cup performance so far came in 2014, when he scored a hat-trick in a thrilling 3-3 draw with Spain and scored the game-winning goal in a 1-0 victory over Morocco.