How old was Cristiano Ronaldo in his first World cup??
By Srikanto Mandal 25 November, 2022
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Cristiano Ronaldo is one of the best footballers of all time. Popularly known as CR7.
Recently, he crossed 500 million followers on Instagram and became the most followed personality on Instagram.
In the currently ongoing FIFA World Cup 2022, Ronaldo is playing for Portugal, which will likely be his last chance to win the tournament.
Ronaldo achieved the milestone of becoming the first player to score in five different editions of the World Cup.
The star player made his World Cup debut in 2006 - at the age of 21 - when the tournament was held in Germany.
He scored his first goal on his World Cup debut in 2006 at the Olympiastadion stadium in Germany.
Ronaldo scored his first FIFA World Cup goal against Iran in Portugal's second game of the 2006 tournament.
In that tournament, he successfully converted a penalty in the 81st minute to give Portugal a 2–0 win.
He made history with that goal, becoming the youngest Portuguese player to score in a FIFA World Cup game.