Cristiano Ronaldo, all-time scorer and superstar against Ghana

Cristiano Ronaldo, all-time scorer and superstar against Ghana

Cristiano Ronaldo, all-time scorer and superstar against Ghana

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By earning and then scoring a crucial penalty for Portugal, Cristiano Ronaldo helped his team win 3-2 on November 24 in Doha. The superstar also became the first player in soccer history to score at least one goal in five different World Cup finals. Enough to upset his many fans present at Stade 974 yesterday.

From our Special Envoy in Doha,

And the spectators at Stade 974 shouted ” Yes ! This November 24 in Doha, Cristiano Ronaldo scored (from a penalty) the first goal of a Portugal-Ghana closed until then. To the delight of his many fans present in the stands. Many of them originating from South Asia. [1]She then rushed, gleefully, to imitate the celebration her idol performs with each accomplishment: jumping while spinning, then arms and legs spread in the fallout. And this famous onomatopoeia (“ Yesssssssss ‘ he yelled angrily.

Rage, the superstar may have had a bit during this match, who is experiencing a difficult season. Indeed, the 37-year-old forward and Manchester United have ended their collaboration, after a virulent interview with the player regarding the English club. But this Thursday, the five-time Ballon d’Or player preferred to dribble questions on the subject from the media present in the interview area, offering some journalists a selfie with him.

“It’s a beautiful moment, my fifth World Cup”

It’s because Cristiano Ronaldo made football history: he became the first to score in five different World Cups. [2]. ” it is something that makes me very proudsaid the interested party during a hasty press conference, after being chosen as the best player of the match. It’s a great moment, my fifth World Cup, we won, we started off on the right foot. It is a very important victory, we know that winning the first game is crucial “.

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This success, however, did not prevent questions about the alleged tensions between Ronaldo and his teammates. ” there is no problemHowever, the winger Raphaël Guerreiro assures. Are you [les médias, Ndlr] who play scenes [3] and inevitably gives a lot to talk about, every time, when it comes to Cristiano. But there are no worries in this selection of Portugal. As you have seen, during the first goal everyone was happy and we jumped on top of each other. Everyone is very happy to be in this team, with this atmosphere. “.

The former player of Sporting Portugal, Real Madrid and Juventus Turin can savor the reception of the fans in Qatar. The announcement of his name, before the game against the Ghanaians, and then when he left the pitch in the 87th minute, caused the spectators to exult. In terms of popularity, the Portuguese remains unbeatable, although his best years are behind him.

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[1] A sub-region that includes India, Pakistan and Nepal, where many migrant workers in Qatar come from.

[2] 2006, 2010, 2014, 2018, 2022.

[3] In one video, we see attacking midfielder Bruno Fernandes, now Cristiano Ronaldo’s former Manchester United teammate, greet each other very briefly, the superstar freezing for a brief moment.

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