Quite how healthy it is to have a 37-year-old leading the line is, of course, the subject of much debate but few can doubt the fact Ronaldo is the talking point heading into Qatar 2022.
Still, there’s a strong chance his explosive comments may prove to be something of a sideshow.
While Ghana are in transition themselves, perhaps the Black Stars could take the opportunity of distraction in the Portuguese camp and claim a statement win.
Here’s everything you need to know about where to watch the action...
Where to watch Portugal vs Ghana
TV channel: The game will be broadcast live free-to-air on ITV1, with coverage starting at 3pm before a 4pm GMT kick-off.
Live stream: The ITV Hub will offer a free live stream online.
LIVE coverage: Follow all the action LIVE with Standard Sport’s dedicated match blog.