Ronaldo bags another record

By Chris Wright, in Sport · 24-07-2020 01:00:00 · 0 Comments
Ronaldo bags another record

Cristiano Ronaldo became the first player to score fifty goals in Serie A (Italy), La Liga (Spain) and the Premier League (England) as his double against Lazio put Juventus on the brink of the Serie A title.

Juventus are eight points clear of Inter Milan and need four points to clinch a ninth consecutive title. Ronaldo opened the scoring with a penalty and tapped in a second from Paulo Dybala’s pass whilst Ciro Immobile scored a penalty to pull one back for fourth-placed Lazio.

Ronaldo, bidding to become the first Juve player to win the Serie A golden boot since Alessandro del Piero in 2007-08, and Immobile are joint top scorers in Serie A with thirty goals each. Juventus - who had failed to win in their previous three games - now only need four points in their last four games to seal the first league title of manager Maurizio Sarri’s career. Ronaldo’s goal scoring record reads:- Premier League (Manchester United) 84 goals in 196 appearances; La Liga (Real Madrid) 311 goals in 292 apps; Serie A (Juventus) 51 goals in 61 apps.


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