Portugal captain Cristiano Ronaldo went on to attain his eighth aim at World Cups towards Ghana in a Group H match at Stadium 974 in Doha on Thursday.
Ronaldo scored from the spot and have become the primary participant to attain at 5 World Cups within the course of. Nevertheless, the choice to award the penalty is being criticised by some on social media.
The Portuguese fell to the bottom following a deal with from Mohammed Salisu. The referee awarded a penalty to Portugal and there was no subsequent VAR verify.
There are additionally just a few who’ve claimed that Salisu pushed the ahead from behind, and the referee’s determination was a good name.
Ronaldo was subbed off within the 87th minute as Goncalo Ramos got here on.
Listed below are among the reactions on the penalty determination:
Controversial penalty? Right here’s a controversial tweet
Extra questions coming in.
Carlos thinks it was a dive
Ronaldo was first to the ball
What’s shocking followers is that there was no VAR verify for the choice
Former Manchester United participant disagrees with the referee’s name
Penalty? @PoorEPLreferees thinks in any other case
In the course of the post-match present of the official broadcaster, former Portuguese skilled footballer Luis Figo mentioned: “I don’t assume it was a penalty however I welcome it.”
Manchester United legend Wayne Rooney had a tongue-in-cheek reply. “I believe Ronaldo has used all of his expertise as a ahead to get that penalty,” the 37-year-old mentioned.