These are the 6 gamers who performed in 5 World Cups

11 November, Kathmandu. Cristiano Ronaldo turned the primary participant to attain in 5 consecutive World Cups with a purpose in opposition to Ghana within the first match of the FIFA World Cup in Qatar.

Two days later, Argentina’s Lionel Messi set a document for assists in 5 totally different World Cups by aiding a purpose in opposition to Mexico.

After taking part in the match in opposition to Argentina in Qatar, Mexican captain Andre Guardado joined the ‘Five World Cup Club’ by taking part in 5 consecutive World Cups together with Ronaldo and Messi.

Ronaldo, Messi and Guardado have performed in 5 consecutive World Cups since 2006, equaling the document set by 4 gamers earlier than. Guardado can be the third Mexican participant to play in 5 World Cups and the sixth participant general.

Among them, Germany’s Lothar Mathews, Mexico’s Antonio Carvajal and Rafael Marquez performed 5 World Cups.

Ronaldo, Messi and Guardado have been taking part in continuously because the World Cup in Germany in 2006. 37-year-old Ronaldo made his World Cup debut in opposition to Angola. Similarly, Messi made his debut within the World Cup by taking part in in opposition to Serbia and Montenegro and Guardado in opposition to Uruguay.

After the final match in opposition to Mexico, Messi has performed a complete of 21 matches within the World Cup and scored 8 objectives. He scored the identical 8 objectives whereas taking part in 21 matches in the identical World Cup as Diego Armando Marauder, the good participant who gained the World Cup for Argentina in 1986. Messi is joint fourth in most World Cup appearances.

If Argentina attain the ultimate of the Qatar World Cup, Messi will play essentially the most 26 matches within the World Cup. Currently, the document of taking part in essentially the most 25 matches is held by Germany’s Lothar Mathews. Germany’s Miroslav Klose has performed 24 video games and Italy’s Paulo Maldini has performed 23 video games.

Ronaldo additionally scored 8 objectives within the World Cup and performed 18 matches.

Guardado, the captain of Mexico, has performed 13 matches within the World Cup.

Now a complete of 6 gamers have performed 5 consecutive World Cups. Italian goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon additionally participated in 5 World Cups, however he didn’t play within the first World Cup in 1998. Buffon performed 4 consecutive World Cups from 2002 to 2014.

Similarly, Mexico’s goalkeeper Guillermo Ochao, who’s at present taking part in in Qatar, additionally participated within the World Cup for the fifth time. However, that is the third World Cup he has performed. Although he was within the Mexico group within the World Cup in 2006 and 2010, he was on the bench.