CRISTIANO RONALDO

FIRST MAN TO SCORE IN FIVE WORLD CUPS

Published By Livemint | 25 Nov, 2022

37-year-old set record while smashing a penalty 65th minute of the World Cup match against Ghana

Ronaldo was in the proverbial "eye of the storm" following his controversial departure from Manchester United

Ronaldo surpassed Pele, as well as Germans Uwe Seeler and Miroslav Klose, who each scored four World Cup goals

He scored his first goal during his world cup debut in 2006, at the age of 21

Ronaldo went on to score in the following four FIFA World Cups, in 2010, 2014, 2018 and 2022

Ronaldo is also the oldest player to ever score a hat-trick in a FIFA World Cup, having done so in 2018

The ageing icon is participating in what will probably be his final World Cup

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