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Ronaldo out to impress in Portugal’s first game at World Cup

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By STEVE DOUGLAS
AP Sports Writer

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Cristiano Ronaldo is suddenly in the shop window as he starts his fifth and probably final World Cup with Portugal. The 37-year-old forward is without a club after the cancellation of his contract with Manchester United as a result of his explosive interview criticizing manager Erik ten Hag and others at the club. Ronaldo doesn’t appear to have a new club lined up so his performances at the World Cup might yet convince potential employers to take the plunge on the five-time world player of the year. Portugal’s first group game is against Ghana at Stadium 974 in Doha on Thursday.

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