In the match of the first round of the World Championship group stage, the Portuguese team competed with the Ghanaian team and won 3:2.
In the 31st minute, the captain of the Portuguese national team, 37-year-old striker Cristiano Ronaldo scored a goal for the Ghanaian national team, but the referee recorded a violation of the rules by Ronaldo’s struggle with the defender.
Ronaldo, participating in the World Championship for the 5th time, scored a goal in the 65th minute. He scored a 11-meter penalty, and he took it effectively, capturing the opponent’s goal. Ronaldo is the first football player to score in 5 world championships.
In the 73rd minute, the 32-year-old striker of the Ghana national team and the Qatari “Al Sadd” team, Andre Ayu, scored the return goal.
In the 78th minute, the 23-year-old forward of “Ateltico” Madrid Joao Feliz put the Portuguese national team ahead in the score. 2 minutes later, after Fernandez’s pass, the 23-year-old striker of Italian champion “Milan” Rafael Leau stood out.
1 minute after Ronaldo was replaced in the 88th minute, the Portuguese missed another goal. The 23-year-old striker of Serbian “Tsrvena Zvezda” Osman Bukari reduced the score difference.
Portugal led the standings of Group H with 3 points. The teams of Uruguay and South Korea, sharing the second place, have 1 point each, whose match ended in a draw, 0:0.