- Cristiano Ronaldo and his Juventus teammates were involved in tough training session in Turin on Thursday
- The Italian champions are preparing for final Serie A fixture against Sampdoria before the winter break
- Juventus will go into the two-week mid-season break with an unbeaten record if they escape defeat
Cristiano Ronaldo was in top shape as Juventus trained in their Turin base ahead of their final match before the winter break on Thursday evening.
According to Daily Mail report, the Portuguese superstar and teammates were involved in series of ball drills and shooting exercises as they await Sampdoria in Serie A showdown on December 29.
During Thursday’s session Ronaldo was caught on camera perfecting some athletic volleys to maintain his shape as well as one-on-one discussion with club boss Massimiliano Allegri.
The Old Lady’s suffered their greatest scare in the Italian topflight on Boxing Day, after coming from behind to draw Atlanta 2-1 at Atalanta with 12 minutes to go, even with 10 men after Rodrigo Bentancur was handed the marching order.
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Juventus will head into the two-week mid-season break with an unbeaten record if they avoid defeat against the visitors.
Interestingly, Ronaldo netted the all-important equalizer against Atlanta, meaning the Italian champions are nine points clear at the summit of the Serie A log, with 50 points from 18 matches which includes 16 wins and two draws.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously had reported that Juventus star Cristiano Ronaldo has blasted Inter Milan fans for allegedly racially abusing Napoli centre-back Kalidou Koulibaly during his side’s Serie A showdown with Inter Milan at the San Siro on Boxing Day.
The Portuguese star Ronaldo took to his official Instagram account on Thursday to rally support for the Senegal international after his sending off during Napoli’s 1-0 defeat to Inter Milan.
The five-time world best player Ronaldo hammered on the importance of ‘education and respect’ in society to ensure further occurrence of such incident.
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