Cristiano Ronaldo becomes first player to score in five World Cup tournaments

DOHA, QATAR - NOVEMBER 24: Cristiano Ronaldo of Portugal celebrates after scoring their team's first goal via a penalty during the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 Group H match between Portugal and Ghana at Stadium 974 on November 24, 2022 in Doha, Qatar. (Photo by Sarah Stier - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images)

Cristiano Ronaldo’s scored in Portugal’s World Cup opener against Ghana (Getty)

Cristiano Ronaldo has become the first player in history to score at five World Cup tournaments.

The 37-year-old, who had his contract terminated by Manchester United this week, put Portugal in front from the penalty spot during their World Cup opener against Ghana.

Before the game, Ronaldo was one of five players who have found the net at in four different World Cups alongside Lionel Messi, Miroslav Klose, Uwe Seeler and Pele.

But Ronaldo’s goal against Ghana means he has now made history by being the only player score in five World Cups.

Cristiano Ronaldo put Portugal in front against Ghana from the penalty spot (Reuters)

Cristiano Ronaldo hit his trademark celebration after making history (AFP via Getty)

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