Cristiano Ronaldo equals Trezeguet's record by scoring in 9 successive Serie A ties

Cristiano Ronaldo equals Trezeguet's record by scoring in 9 successive Serie A ties

- Cristiano Ronaldo on Sunday, February 2, scored a brace for Juventus in their win against Fiorentina

- He has now equaled David Trezeguet's record at Juventus by scoring in nine successive Serie A games

- Ronaldo has also netted 50 goals for Juventus in his second season with the Old Lady

Portugal international Cristiano Ronaldo has equaled David Trezeguet's stunning record at Juventus after scoring a brace for Juventus in what was a tough battle at home.

Juventus continued with their impressive performance this season in their quest to retain their Serie A title after beating Fiorentina 3-0 at home.

The Old Lady are still topping the Serie A standings with 54 points and they have established a three-point lead on Inter Milan on the table.

Cristiano Ronaldo's brace against Fiorentina has now helped him to equal David Trezeguet's record with the Old Lady scoring in nine successive Serie A games.

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Ronaldo is now the first player to achieve such record since David Trezeguet last did for Juventus in the year 2005.

The former Manchester United and Real Madrid star has also scored 50 goals for Juventus which is an incredible record for the Portuguese.

As it stands, retired Argentine footballer Gabriel Batistuta still has a stunning record of scoring in successive 11 straight Serie A games.

And Cristiano Ronaldo is now two games away from breaking the record of the 51-year-old superstar.

Juventus gaffer Maurizio Sarri was so impressed with Cristiano Ronaldo's record at Juventus since he joined the Old Lady from Real Madrid.

Since Cristiano Ronaldo lost the 2019 Ballon d'Or award to big rival Lionel Messi, the Portuguese has been impressive as he hopes to land the diadem again.

Lionel Messi of Barcelona now has six Ballon d'Or awards, while Criatiano Ronaldo is on five.

He joined Juventus from Real Madrid last two seasons and he won the Serie A title with them even though he was unable to win the Champions League losing against Ajax in the quarterfinal.

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Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Italian League giants Juventus are reportedly plotting a surprise transfer move for Liverpool top star Virgil van Dijk in the summer.

The Dutchman has been influential for the Reds since he joined them from Southampton in a deal around £75 million.

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