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World Cup 2022 Key Events: Ronaldo Makes 5 Places on Day 5 | qatar world cup 2022

Cristiano Ronaldo created history as he became the first player to score in five World Cups Portugal beat Ghana 3-2 Day five of the World Cup in Qatar.

The 37-year-old scored a stunning 61st-minute penalty to put Fernando Santos’ side ahead in their Group H tie at Doha’s Stadium 974, with the striker keen to showcase his talents to potential new clubs. bitter division With Manchester United this week.

Ghana captain Andre Ayew equalized for his side in the 73rd minute, scoring the African team’s first goal of this year’s tournament.

The raucous Black Stars fans celebrated after seeing their team fail to get a single shot in the first 45 minutes.

But the jubilant scenes were short-lived, as Portugal scored twice in the next seven minutes with João Félix and Rafael Leão to lead 3–1 at the 80-minute mark.

Portugal were the favorites to win, however Ghana’s Osman Bukhari took a 3–2 lead in the 89th minute.

After nine minutes of extra time, Portugal took the three points and placed themselves top of the group.

Portugal’s next match is against Uruguay on Monday. Ghana plays South Korea on the same day.

Both the teams are lined up on the pitch and behind them there is a stall of fans.  In front are large white letters lying on the ground saying:
Portugal and Ghana line up ahead of their thrilling Group H match at Stadium 974 [Sorin Furcoi/Al Jazeera]

brazil vs serbia

Brazil began their campaign for the World Cup with a 2–0 win against Serbia at the Lusail Stadium with Richardson among the tournament favourites.

The 25-year-old striker scored just after the one-hour mark in the Group G fixture and quickly followed up with a stunning second in the 73rd minute.

Serbia, who had offered staunch resistance for the first two-thirds of the game, were left chasing shadows as Brazil’s players moved the ball around and cemented their credentials as the most dangerous side in the competition. Make regular raids on your opponents’ box while outlining. ,

But there was concern about star forward Neymar.

The 30-year-old helped the Seleção win their first Olympic gold medal at the 2013 Confederations Cup and the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Games, but was ruled out of action against Serbia after injuring his right ankle in the 80th minute.

Neymar has already had problems with his foot and the Paris Saint-Germain player sat on the bench with his face covered while he received treatment for the remainder of the match.

Brazil’s win put them top of Group G, which is followed by Switzerland.

The South American giants, looking for a sixth World Cup win, will take on Switzerland on Monday. Serbia will play Cameroon on the same day.

Richardson drops to his knees in celebration after scoring against Serbia
Brazil’s Richardson celebrates scoring his team’s second goal as they open their campaign for their sixth World Cup [Kai Pfaffenbach/Reuters]

Uruguay vs South Korea

Uruguay and South Korea began their World Cup campaign in a fast-paced game that ended in a goalless draw at the Education City Stadium in Doha.

Despite the lack of goals, the atmosphere in the stadium was electric, with the South Korean fans booing throughout the game.

Uruguay – known as La Celeste – came closest to scoring when Diego Godin hit the post with a header in the first half. Federico Valverde struck the post again in the 89th minute with a long-range effort.

South Korea also had plenty of chances and will be disappointed that Hwang Ui-jo couldn’t do much after he was unmarked in the 37th minute.

South Korean fans waving flags and wearing ribbons in their hair
South Korean fans turn out to watch their team in an entertaining goalless match [Bernadett Szabo/Reuters]

Switzerland vs Cameroon

Playing at the Al Janoub Stadium, Switzerland overcame a vibrant Cameroonian side in their group g gameMaintained their unbeaten record in their opening games in the World Cup.

Forward Briel Embolo scored the winning goal for Switzerland in the first half.

The 25-year-old was born in Yaoundé, the capital of Cameroon, but moved to Switzerland with his family and became a Swiss citizen shortly after his 18th birthday.

After scoring, Embolo raised his hands in an apologetic manner as teammates celebrated around him. He pointed to the Swiss fans behind the goal where he had scored, then to the Cameroonian fans in the opposite corner of the stadium.

Cameroon were the better side in the first half, while Switzerland pulled themselves together in the second half.

Following their 1-0 win, Switzerland play Brazil on Monday, while Cameroon face Serbia.

Embolo scores his own goal for Switzerland, Cameroon's keeper jumps aside to stop him
Breel Embolo of Switzerland scored the team’s winning goal against Cameroon, the country of his birth [Petr Josek/AP Photo]

Off pitch:

social media sensation

Kenya’s Abubakar Abbas, 23, has emerged as a fan favorite – and accidental social media sensation – in Qatar.

Sitting in a tennis-umpire’s chair and wearing a large foam finger, he uses his trusty megaphone to guide the hundreds of fans flocking to the historic market place called Souq Waqif to a nearby metro station.

His helpful advice,Metro? This way. Metro? This wayNow it has become a catchphrase.

“I saw her on Tiktok. I thought it was really funny. he makes me laugh; It’s such a simple thing,” said a young fan wearing a Chelsea football shirt.

Abubakr Abbas in the umpire's chair, pointing to a giant cardboard hand
Abubakar Abbas works near Doha’s Souq Waqf [Al Jazeera]

fake video on ukraine fans

Al Jazeera has said a video attributed to the news network is being circulated on social media to make a fool of,

The video claimed that three “drunk” Ukrainian football fans had been arrested and that they had also spread “Nazi symbols” in Doha.

In a statement, Al Jazeera said, “The video in question is completely fake and Al Jazeera has never published any news related to this story.”

The video’s main message about “Ukrainian Nazis” echoes pro-Russia misinformation circulating on the Internet.

“The original Russian narrative for the export is the allegedly ‘Nazi’ character of Ukraine’s political regime,” Kyiv-based analyst Aleksey Kush told Al Jazeera.

claims “serve as justification for war for both [a] domestic [Russian] for visitors and foreign [audiences]Kush said.

While there are some vocal far-right, ultra-nationalist and white supremacist groups in Ukraine, their current influence on Ukraine’s political life is limited.

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