top of page

PORTUGAL VS GHANA SCORED 3-2 : Cristiano Ronaldo hailed as "LEGEND" after the victory

Fans heading to the Portugal-Ghana game have been expecting a performance from Cristiano Ronaldo.

The audience witnessed history in 37 year old Ronaldo became the first player to score at five in different FIFA World Cups as 3-2 scored victory over Ghana gave the 2016 European champions as the perfect start in the tournament.

Ghana equalised against the run of play Andre Ayew, their own striker, but Portugal immediately responded with quickfire goals from Jao Felix and the substitute Rafael Leao, both was set up by Bruno Fernandes.

Ghana had a golden opportunity to steal a point in the 10th minute of stoppage time when Inaki Williams caught Portugal goal keeper Diogo Costa unawares to steal possession in the box, but forward lost his footing at the crucial moment, allowing Ronaldo and his team-mates to cling on for victory.

Ronaldo dominated the build-up to the game as fallout from controversial interview held last week. he immediately took center stage during it too.

First, a heavy first touch from Otavio's through-ball allowed Ghana goalkeeper Lawrence Ati-Zigi to rush off his line and deny him in a one-on-one, then, minutes later, he headed a Raphael Guerreiro cross inexplicably wide at the far post.

"Cristiano Ronaldo is a phenomenon, a legend like many who have comes and gone before. In 50 years' time, we will continue to speak about him."

Ronaldo was given a standing ovation when replaced by Goncalo Ramos with three minutes remaining and watched on aghast as Ghana's Osman Bukari scored for Ghana and performed his celebration.

Portugal boss Fernando Santo said: "One of the best players in the world, one of the best players ever.

For more information about the online casino strategies, sports and cricket updates visit the Best Online Casino 11ic. Stay tuned for more upcoming articles. Happy reading!!
9 views0 comments


bottom of page