Brazil Breaks Through With a Flourish; Ronaldo Scores in Fifth World Cup


Nov. 24, 2022, 6:04 p.m. ET

Nov. 24, 2022, 6:04 p.m. ET

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LUSAIL, Qatar — Not all goals sound the same. Sometimes, the noise they generate is one of joy, giddy and delighted. Sometimes, it is more guttural, not so much a celebration as a growl of defiance. At others, it is a sough of grateful relief. And very occasionally, it is something different: not an exhalation but a drawing of the breath. Sometimes, it is the sound of wonder.

For a little more than an hour, Brazil had toiled to overcome Serbia. The last of the heavyweights to start this tournament, Brazil

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