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Portugal's Victory Led by Cristiano Ronaldo Against Ghana


Portugal is led by Cristiano Ronaldo against Ghana, and there are other World Cup updates and highlights.

Summary: Ronaldo creates history as Portugal wins.

In a 3-2 victory over Ghana on Thursday at Stadium 974 in Qatar, Cristiano Ronaldo made history by becoming the first player in history to score in five FIFA World Cups.

When he converted a penalty to give his team a 1-0 lead in the 65th minute, Portugal's captain ignited a scoring spree.

The 37-year-old is still two goals short of passing Eusebio (9) to become his country's all-time leading scorer in World Cup history. He is currently competing in his fifth World Cup, which is a record.

But Ghana didn't waste any time in tying the game; Andre Ayew did so in the 73rd.

Ghana's happiness, however, was short-lived as Portugal, through Joo Félix and Rafael Leo, scored two goals back-to-back in under three minutes.

In the 89th minute, Ghana's Osman Bukari scored a late consolation goal, but Portugal held on to win.

Iaki Williams of Ghana came dangerously close to creating the game's greatest moment of drama when, after hiding behind the Portuguese goalkeeper, he attempted to steal the ball, but slipped at the crucial moment.