End of an Era: A look at Cristiano Ronaldo's illustrious career

December 12, 2022

Sports Tak Staff

Ronaldo played his last World Cup match in Portugal's 1-0 Quarterfinal loss to Morocco in the 2022 FIFA World Cup. 

In his five-edition long World Cup career, Ronaldo played 22 games, scoring 8 goals and assisting 2 more. 

During his long World Cup career, the Portugal skipper set many records.

At 33 years and 130 days, Ronaldo became the oldest player to score a World Cup hat-trick: In 2018 vs Spain. 

He has also scored in the Most World Cups — 5.

Ronaldo's 22 World Cup games is the most for a Portuguese player. 

Portugal’s 2nd top scorer at the World Cup with 8 goals is Ronaldo, one behind Eusebio.

In the 2022 edition, he only started three of the five games, scoring one goal. 

He was benched for the Round of 16 and the Quarters.

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