Ronaldo is a legend hails Portugal coach

November 25, 2022 1:05 pm

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Cristiano Ronaldo says he was living a beautiful moment after becoming the first player to score in five men’s World Cups this morning.

Ronaldo helped Portugal to a 3-2 victory over Ghana at the start of their campaign in Qatar.

He says it is a very important win as first match for competitions like this is fundamental.

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Portugal coach Fernando Santos hailed his 37 year-old captain who won a second-half penalty and converted it himself to open the scoring against Ghana.

He says Cristiano is a phenomenon and a legend.

Ronaldo was substituted in the 88th minute to a rousing reception around Stadium 974 in Doha at the start of what is likely to be his last World Cup.

Portugal faces Uruguay next on Tuesday at 7am.