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The first male player to score at five FIFA World Cups is Cristiano Ronaldo.

Cristiano Ronaldo opened the scoring in Portugal’s 3-2 World Cup victory over Ghana on Thursday, November 24, making him the first male football player to score at five World Cups in a 20-year period.

 

The 37-year-old broke the previous mark when he converted a penalty in the 65th minute of Portugal’s Group H match against the Black Stars at the 974 Stadium in Doha.

He won the spot-kick himself when he was brought down by a challenge from Mohammed Salisu.

 

Cristiano Ronaldo becomes the first male player to score at five FIFA World Cups (video)

He overtakes Pele and Germans Uwe Seeler and Miroslav Klose, who all scored in four World Cups.

Ronaldo also extended his own world record tally of international goals to 118.

Watch video below

 

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