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Sport Cristiano Ronaldo surpassed a Juventus legend in the club's all time scoring charts as he struck home a clinical goal on the opening day of the new season

15:11  21 september  2020
15:11  21 september  2020 Source:   msn.com

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Cristiano Ronaldo surpassed a Juventus legend in the club ' s all time scoring charts as he struck home a clinical goal on the opening day of the The Portuguese forward hit his side's final goal in the 88th minute after strikes from debutant Dejan Kulusevski and veteran defender Leonardo Bonucci.

Cristiano Ronaldo passed the 50- goal landmark in Serie A as his second-half brace saw Juventus defeat Lazio 2-1 and move eight points clear at the top of table.

Cristiano Ronaldo on a football field: Ronaldo has now scored 66 times in just 90 games for Juventus. Getty/Soccrates Images © Getty/Soccrates Images Ronaldo has now scored 66 times in just 90 games for Juventus. Getty/Soccrates Images
  • Cristiano Ronaldo scored his 66th goal for Juventus on Sunday as it began the defense of its Serie A title with a 3-0 win over Sampdoria.
  • The strike means the Portuguese forward has now scored more goals for Juventus than club legend and former Ballon d'Or winner Pavel Nedved.
  • "It's always good to start the season with a win," Ronaldo said on Instagram after the victory. "Well done team!"
  • Watch Ronaldo's goal right here.
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Cristiano Ronaldo scored his 66th goal for Juventus on Sunday as Andrea Pirlo's side began the defense of its Serie A title with a comfortable 3-0 win over Sampdoria.

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 Matuidi: “Ronaldo? I've never seen that in my life Blaise Matuidi emphasized the work ethic shown by Cristiano Ronaldo. © Provided by Football 365 Cristiano Ronaldo Juventus Sampdoria 26072020 (1) Blaise Matuidi may have left Juventus Turin to join Inter Miami this summer, the fact remains that the midfielder has fond memories by Cristiano Ronaldo. Particularly regarding the work ethic demonstrated by the Portuguese . Ronaldo, "a war machine at the mental level", for Allegri Polled by Téléfoot, Matuidi praised his former teammate in Italy.

Juventus goal -taker Cristiano Ronaldo takes the congratulations of goal -maker Aaron RamseyCredit: Getty Images - Getty. And on the way he reached 50 Serie A strikes quicker than any player before, needing just 61 matches. This time out, his match-sealer against Sampdoria rewarded Juventus '

Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro GOIH ComM (European Portuguese: [kɾiʃˈtjɐnu ʁɔˈnaɫdu]; born 5 February 1985) is a Portuguese professional footballer who plays as a forward for Serie A club

The Portuguese forward hit his side's final goal in the 88th minute after strikes from debutant Dejan Kulusevski and veteran defender Leonardo Bonucci.

Ronaldo's goal means he has now scored more goals for Juventus than club legend and former Ballon d'Or winner Pavel Nedved, who hit 65 in 327 games between 2001 and 2009.

Watch his goal right here:

"It's always good to start the season with a win," Ronaldo, who broke Nedved's scoring record in just 90 games, said on Instagram after the victory. "Well done team!"

Kulusevski, who was making his first appearance for Juve following his $41 million transfer from Atalanta, praised his 35-year-old teammate after, saying: "Cristiano? He is fantastic.

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Juventus presented Cristiano Ronaldo with a special Juventus shirt to commemorate the 700th goal of his career - shortly before he notched his 701st. Danilo Larangeira levelled for the visitors before Miralem Pjanic netted a winner in the second half to ensure Ronaldo could celebrate a victory

Cristiano Ronaldo scores his first goals for Juventus , netting twice to maintain the Italian champions' 100% start to the season . He then failed to direct a header on goal and in the 27th minute struck an ambitious free-kick wide from 35 yards. But his first goal in Juve colours could hardly have been

"I learn from him, and this is lucky."

While Ronaldo might have broken Nedved's scoring record on the night, however, he had a personal record of his own broken elsewhere.

Liverpool's Sadio Mane scored twice as Jurgen Klopp's side swept aside Chelsea 2-0 on Sunday, taking his total of Premier League goals to 86 – two more than Ronaldo managed during his time with Manchester United.

Juventus next faces AS Roma on Sunday, September 27.

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