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Photos: Ronaldo makes history as Portugal beat Ghana 3-2

Cristiano Ronaldo became the first men’s player to score in five World Cups when Portugal opened their campaign against Ghana, the lowest-ranked team in the tournament.

Despite his recent struggles and controversies at the club level, Ronaldo spectacularly led the line for his national team in Thursday’s game, which ended in a 3-2 victory for Portugal.

After a goalless first half, Ronaldo converted from the penalty spot in the 65th minute to give Portugal a 1-0 lead against Ghana.

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Ghana’s Andre Ayew then scored the equalizer, after which Portugal scored two goals in quick succession to make the score 3–1. A goal from Ghana’s Osman Bukari made it 3–2 in the 89th minute.

Portugal’s win moves the team to the top of Group H ahead of their next game against Uruguay on Monday. Ghana’s next game is against South Korea on Monday.

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