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Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi smash spectacular individual records at FIFA World Cup 2022

cristiano ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo is a Portuguese footballer who plays as a striker in Juventus of the Serie A of Italy. He was born on February 5, 1985 in Funchal, Madeira, Portugal, and since then has won the Ballon d’Or five times, becoming the only player in history to have won it.

He has been named the best player in the world on four occasions and is the only footballer to have scored more than 100 goals in the UEFA Champions League. He has had a successful professional career both in Manchester United and in Real Madrid, and has been the most outstanding goal scorer in the history of both institutions.

During his professional career, Ronaldo has also been honored with numerous individual awards and has won many titles with his teams, including the UEFA Europa League.

Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi, two of the greatest footballers of all time, have been smashing records and creating history in the group stage phase of the 2022 FIFA World Cup.

Both players have been consistently scoring goals and creating chances for their respective teams. In the group stage, Ronaldo has scored six goals and assisted one, while Messi has scored five goals and provided four assists.

Ronaldo has become the first player to score four goals in his first two World Cup matches since Just Fontaine did so in 1958. He is also the first player to score multiple goals in both of his first two World Cup matches since Gerd Muller in 1970.

Messi, meanwhile, has become the first player to score in four different World Cup tournaments, having previously scored in the 2006, 2010 and 2014 tournaments. He is also the first player to score four goals in his first two World Cup matches.

These two superstars have been in scintillating form in the group stage and are sure to continue their impressive performances in the knockout stages of the tournament. Their individual records in the group stage are sure to remain in the history books for many years to come.

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FIFA World Cup 2022

The 2022 FIFA World Cup will be the 22nd edition of the FIFA World Cup, a quadrennial international football tournament contested by the men’s national teams of the member associations of FIFA. The tournament will be hosted by Qatar, and is scheduled to take place from 21 November to 18 December 2022. This will be the first World Cup ever to be held in the Middle East, and the first in a Muslim-majority country.

The tournament will involve 32 national teams, including that of the host nation, assuming the current format of the finals is maintained. It will be the first World Cup to be held entirely under FIFA’s new expanded format, which features an increase from 32 teams to 48 teams.

The final tournament will be played in eight stadiums located in seven host cities around Qatar. The final will be held at the 80,000-seat Lusail Iconic Stadium in Doha.

The tournament will be the last one to be held on the current eight-year cycle, and its scheduling will be the subject of a variety of factors, including international fixtures, club tournaments, player availability and other variables.

Ronaldo touched that ball. He should be awarded the goal.


Unfortunately, this is not possible. According to the rules of the game, a goal cannot be awarded if the ball has been touched by an attacking player before entering the goal.


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