Cristiano Ronaldo scores in first game after Man Utd axing and makes World Cup history as he sets incredible record

    CRISTIANO RONALDO has become the first player ever to score at FIVE World Cups after breaking the deadlock against Ghana.

    Former Manchester United ace Ronaldo was brought down in the penalty area before dispatching it to the left side of the goal.

    Cristiano Ronaldo has now scored in five World Cups

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    Cristiano Ronaldo has now scored in five World CupsCredit: Reuters
    Ronaldo won the penalty

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    Ronaldo won the penaltyCredit: Reuters

    It is Ronaldo’s first Portugal goal since scoring a brace against Switzerland in June.

    The 37-year-old struck an emotional tone before the game as he enters what is likely to be his final appearance at a World Cup.

    He appeared to be close to tears as he was given a hero’s welcome from the Portugal faithful.

    Ronaldo had the ball in the net during the first half as well, but he was deemed to have fouled a Ghana defender in order to win the ball back.

    But he was not prepared to allow this game to by him without a goal, and subsequently scored his nations opener.

    There has since been a goal glut in the game.

    Andre Ayew equalised for Ghana before a quick double from Joao Felix and Rafael Leao put Portugal back in front.

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