In the FIFA World Cup 2022 being played in Qatar, the Portugal team led by Cristiano Ronaldo has started its campaign against Ghana. This is Ronaldo’s first match after parting ways with Manchester United and Ronaldo is playing his last World Cup for Portugal. During their FIFA World Cup 2022 opener against Ghana, Ronaldo could not control his emotions and was in tears during the national anthem.
Cristiano Ronaldo, the biggest name in the Portuguese national team, is playing his last World Cup and he wants to make it one to remember by winning it. Cristiano Ronaldo is playing the fifth World Cup of his career. Ronaldo has played a total of 192 matches for Portugal and scored 118 goals during this period. While in his team, the Portugal team had traveled till the semi-finals of the 2006 World Cup.
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In the match against Ghana, Ronaldo scored the first goal of the match. With this, he became the first player to score in five consecutive World Cups. He has played for Portugal in the 2006, 2010, 2014, 2018 and 2022 World Cups.