sport news Cristiano Ronaldo becomes first man to score in five consecutive World Cups, ... trends now

sport news Cristiano Ronaldo becomes first man to score in five consecutive World Cups, ... trends now
sport news Cristiano Ronaldo becomes first man to score in five consecutive World Cups, ... trends now

sport news Cristiano Ronaldo becomes first man to score in five consecutive World Cups, ... trends now

Cristiano Ronaldo becomes the first man to score in five consecutive World Cups, although it very nearly ended in disaster, as the superstar could only watch from the bench as Portugal desperately clung to victory over Ghana

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‘I don't follow records, records follow me.’ Remarkably fitting after the last couple of weeks and in his first game of the tournament, Cristiano Ronaldo made his mark on history once again by becoming the first player to score at five World Cups.

And before? Raw emotion. Ronaldo stood as the Portuguese national anthem was played and tears rolled down his face as finally one of the greatest players to have ever graced the game could take centre stage on the pitch once again.

The rawness of the occasion and the drama that unfolded encapsulated what had been written on the back pages throughout the last fortnight.

Cristiano Ronaldo's penalty made him the first man to score in five consecutive World Cups

Cristiano Ronaldo's penalty made him the first man to score in five consecutive World Cups

Ronaldo was always going to have his say after so much had been written and spoken about him.

And yet, Portugal had threatened to write their own negative news lines. Ronaldo stood agasp on the touchline as goalkeeper Meireles da Costa narrowly avoided embarrassment in the final moment with Portugal leading 3-2.

Seemingly unaware of his surroundings, Da Costa put the ball down and striker Inaki Williams pounced from behind. Somehow the goalkeeper scurried back into position and a mistimed slip by Williams allowed

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