Cristiano Ronaldo, FIFA World Cup 2022 Cristiano Ronaldo has set yet another significant World Cup record. The talisman of Portugal made history on Thursday night when he became the first person to score in five straight FIFA World Cups. WHAT OCCURED? In the second half, Ronaldo scored a record-breaking penalty goal. His eighth goal during those competitions made him the first player to score in five World Cups. Portugal won 3-2 over Ghana.
In this World Cup, Cristiano Ronaldo, who has a history of breaking records, writes another one. Portugal takes a well-deserved lead against Ghana thanks to the Portuguese’s penalty kick goal. Ronaldo set numerous records in the process. He made history by becoming the first player to ever score five World Cup goals. Ronaldo now holds the record for the most active player to score internationally with 118 goals. Earlier, Ronaldo made history by becoming the second player ever to captain a team in a FIFA World Cup match while not being affiliated with any club.
Ronaldo accomplished a number of records in the process. He not only matched Maradonna’s eight goal total, but he also broke a few more unique marks. Second only to Roger Milla for Cameroon in 1994, Cristiano Ronaldo (37 years, 292 days) is the oldest player to score in a World Cup (42 years, 39 days). He did, however, overtake Sweden’s Gunnar Gren (37 years, 236 days) in 1958, and he continues to hold the record for the oldest player to score for a European nation in a World Cup.