Portugal vs. Ghana World Cup final result: Cristiano Ronaldo becomes the first man to score in five tournaments in victory

Two days after mutually agreeing to leave his club midway through the World Cup, Cristiano Ronaldo made history with a penalty conversion in Portugal’s 3-1 win over Ghana. The 37-year-old calmly slotted his penalty past Ghana goalkeeper Lawrence Ati-Zigi’s right-hand side to give the Portuguese a 1-0 lead in the 65th minute. In the process, he became the first man to score in five different World Cups, joining elite company with Marta of Brazil and Christine Sinclair of Canada as the only players to ever achieve that feat.

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