Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo is still topping European charts. The Portuguese has fired 36 shots – the most in Europe’s Top Five leagues.
The 34-year old former Real Madrid star moved to Italy for a different experience last term. While he did not top the scoring charts, he was one of the top scorers. Despite his advanced age, he consistently kept on leading the chats in Spain. However, now he has to be rotated to assist in specific games and times in the season.
Cristiano Ronaldo endeared himself to many more during the UEFA award night when he spoke fondly of his greatest rival Lionel Messi. He said he was open to the idea of having dinner with Messi, even as they both lost the biggest award of the night – the UEFA Men’s Player of the Tear award – to Virgil van Dijk.
Ronaldo has always seen his moving around and yet being successful as a thing of pride. With Juventus’ continental success a priority this term, afterwards the Portuguese would likely be looking at his next move.
Cristiano Ronaldo scored his 601st goal and alongside destroyed the dream of Torino’s to win against Juventus on Friday. Torino’s dream to win against Juventus in nearly a quarter of a century was destroyed by Cristiano’s header. After 84 minutes of the game, Cristiano scored a goal for his team and the score was drawn by 1-1 which left Torino on the 6th place and they have just three games left to play.
His 601st goal added another feather in his cap. He has worked very hard to reach this position and his presence in the team for which he plays is a morale boost for the team. After this match, Juventus, for the eight seasons have sealed the Serie A title, but for Torino, it’s not the same they have to play if they want to qualify for elite European competition.
Juventus are reportedly favourites to sign France International Raphael Varane according to reports. The 25-year-old is understood to be looking for a new challenge with Manchester United and Juventus high on his list.
It is understood that the defender is set to snub Manchester United and sign for the Italian champions in the summer. Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane has been quick to debunk such rumours insisting that the player is happy and settled at the club.
The second leg of the Champions League clash between Juventus and Atletico Madrid takes place on Tuesday at the Allianz Stadium in Turin. Both teams had earlier played out to a 2-0 scoreline in favour of Atletico Madrid in the first leg clash three weeks ago at the Wanda Metropolitano in Spain.
For Juventus, this is the biggest game of the season as the Turin giants currently lie 18 points at the top of the Serie A table. However, the fans would not be happy without a Champions League triumph this season.
The footballer of Portugal and Juventus, Cristiano Ronaldo, has finally accepted a penalty and as a result suspended a jail term which was awarded to him for the fraud of tax in Spain, signing a contract in order to settle a dispute which will cost him around a total of €18.8m.
Cristiano Ronaldo who is now 33 years old is not likely to serve any of the time in prison as the punishment/sentence was supposed to be within a threshold of 2 years that can also be served on the basis of probation under the law of Spain. Cristiano smiled at the journalists when he walked past them but didn’t say anything in Madrid when he was going with his Spanish girlfriend named Georgina Rodriguez.
Cristiano Ronaldo, the post he got off the mark in the league for Juventus had his sights on his all-time favorite game, the Champions League. He was under tremendous pressure, especially after having played 3 games and scoring nothing in Juventus post his movement from Real Madrid. However, he did overcome the drought when he achieved 2 goals in Serie A with a 2-1 win against Sassuolo in Serie A. Post this achievement, he had to go on a trip to Valencia for the Champions League. He felt like it was his home as it was the kind of competition; he always wanted to take part in. Ronaldo hoped for some luck, although it was a tough group he was looking forward to it.
Juventus has achieved the Serie A title in the last 7 seasons and Italian Cup and the league for the past 4 years. However, it did have its struggles during transfer of domestic supremacy to European platform. Since 1996, Juventus has not achieved victory in the premier club competition in Europe, but it has successfully reached the finals twice in 4 editions. After making a record of 112 million euro in Serie A, the 5-time winner of Ballon d’ Or sent out a message that he wishes to take one step further in this season. Ronaldo has achieved the Champions League trophy 4 times in last 5 seasons and with 120 goals, he is the undoubtedly the leading scorer.
Cristiano Ronaldo has scored his first goal for his new club Juventus in a friendly match against the Juventus youth side. Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri said that he is an exciting signing for the team and that they are looking forward to winning the Champions League.
Cristiano Ronaldo looked comfortable among his new teammates and was impressive throughout the game.
Massimiliano Allegri said that his team wants to win the Champions League after reaching the final twice in three years. He said that Juventus is an ambitious club and this is why they made a move for Cristiano Ronaldo. He said that he is a world-class player and that he has the necessary experience and skills to help the team win an important trophy such as the Champions League.
Barcelona midfield legend Xavi Hernandez opines that Neymar Jr. and Kylian Mbappe would be the next football stars after Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo. There are already debates about who would be the next World Best player after the duo of Messi and Ronaldo who have dominated heavily in the last decade.
As age slowly catches up with the stars, arguments are already brewing about who would take over the revered mantle. Xavi feels Neymar has a strong ability to take over the mantle. “I think there will be a while after Messi and Cristiano when Neymar will be the reference point. Especially as he is Brazilian. Brazil have every chance of making it to a World Cup final. The Neymar era will last three to four years, and then Mbappe’s time will come,” the Spaniard said. Continue reading
Cristiano Ronaldo is complaining of the quality of players now in the Real Madrid setup. The top Spanish side under the management of Zinedine Zidane decided not to spend money on reinforcements after achieving consistent successes in the league and on the continent.
Madrid won three Champions League titles out of possible four and then capped it with actually winning the La Liga after coming close the previous year. Now it is almost certain that Barcelona would run away with the La Liga title and they have reinforced to become a major threat in Europe.