After a poor performance in Portugal’s 2-1 loss to South Korea in the 2022 FIFA World Cup, Cristiano Ronaldo receives the fifth-worst performance rating. Portugal’s performance against South Korea in the 2022 FIFA World Cup earned Ronaldo the fifth-worst WhoScored rating for an outfield player thus far.
The former Manchester United center-forward had no impact on the game in any way. In the 27th minute, he failed to clear a South Korean corner kick and did not shoulder the responsibility.
The ball deflected off of Ronaldo’s body and into Kim Young-gown’s path as a result. He finished with the utmost precision to stop Portugal’s goal in the fifth minute from Ricardo Horta.
Following a save from goalkeeper Kim Seung-Gyu 14 minutes later, Ronaldo missed a straightforward header from point-blank range after the ball fell into his path. Twenty minutes into the second half, the five-time Ballon d’Or winner was taken off the field of play.
Hwang Hee-chan scored the game-winning goal in the opening minute of extra time for the Asian nation. South Korea advanced over Uruguay, who defeated Ghana 2-0, while Portugal remained the group champion.
A WhoScored score of just 5.11 capped off Cristiano Ronaldo’s forgettable performance. So far in the competition, only four outfield players have achieved a rating lower than that.
In Costa Rica’s 7-0 defeat to Spain, Francisco Duarte and Oscar Duarte received 4.6 and 5.0 ratings, respectively. In Wales’ 2-0 defeat to England, Ben Davies received a rating of 5.1.
In contrast, Abdul Rahman Baba, the left back, received a rating of 4.83 in the 3-2 defeat against Portugal that his team suffered. On December 6, the champions of the 2016 UEFA Euros will play Switzerland in the last 16 of the 2022 FIFA World Cup.
On December 2, Shaqiri scored the first goal for his team in a thrilling 3-2 victory over Serbia.
The Swiss needed to win to make it into Group G, where they lost to Brazil on a goal difference to finish second. Shaqiri, on the other hand, made certain that he had scored for his team in each of the previous three FIFA World Cup competitions.
Only Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo have achieved this feat before him. During the 2014 World Cup, Shaqiri scored three goals, all of which came in a 3-0 group-stage victory over Honduras.
He scored against the same team in Qatar just over four years later, scoring in the 2-1 group stage victory against Serbia.