Ronaldo double seals new record for voracious Juventus

  • 3 weeks   ago
  • 1972

The Serie A season is just at the midpoint however Cristiano Ronaldo has just come to one more goal scoring achievement to add to his ever-burgeoning collection of records.

Portuguese striker struck in the second moment of Juve's match against Sampdoria on Saturday, rifling home a low shot past goalkeeper Emil Audero. 

That took Ronaldo to 13 Serie An goals for the season – the  highest single-term record for a Portuguese player in Italy’s top flight.

Ronaldo overwhelms comrade Rui Barros, who scored 12 times in Juventus hues amid the 1988-89 season. 

While some may contend we are progressively entering specialty domain in the Ronaldo record stakes – and those of his extraordinary opponent Lionel Messi – the most recent achievement is demonstration of how well the Portuguese expert is adjusting to life in Italy following his turn from Real Madrid in the summer.

The goal likewise takes Ronaldo level at the highest point of the Serie A scoring graphs for this season with Genoa's Krzysztof Piatek – however the Juve man has five helps to his name, while Piatek has none. 

Table-toppers Juve led the pack in Turin as they offer to stretch out their unbeaten begin to the season to 19 games.

Ronaldo began the game in the wake of being refreshed in the group's last trip against Atalanta, in spite of the fact that fell off the seat to safeguard his group in that amusement with a late equalizer.

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