Cristiano Ronaldo proves Fiorentina goalkeeper wrong with brilliant brace

Cristiano Ronaldo proves Fiorentina goalkeeper wrong with brilliant brace

- Cristiano Ronaldo grabbed two goals from two spot-kicks to fire Juve past Fiorentina

- The Portuguese has now confirmed his place as the engine room of Juve's campaign run

- Incredibly, the Ronaldo has now scored 19 goals of the season with two beautiful assists

Cristiano Ronaldo unimaginably moved from a desperate flop at the beginning of the season to the power-wheel behind Old Lady's astonishing campaign with another daring heroics against Fiorentina.

And nothing captured such brilliance other than the credit given to the Portuguese as the engine room of Juventus' easy sail to another historical season, after all, no player does it well as he will do.

The former Real Madrid man was on his outstanding form on Sunday as Juventus cruised to a comfortable 3-0 victory over their rivals at Allianz Stadium.

At 34, Ronaldo proved the critics wrong, grabbing a brace from two penalties while Matthijs De Ligt scored his first goal since his summer move as Juventus moved six points clear on the Serie A log.

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He beautifully converted from two spot-kicks in what put a shame tag on Fiorentina goalkeeper Dragowski who earlier played a mind game before the encounter.

"I studied Cristiano Ronaldo, I know how he shoots. I'm not going to tell you how I predict he'll take penalties, or could read this and change it.

''I'd rather there weren't any penalties in the game, to be honest," the Polish goalie said ahead of the meeting.

Ronaldo has now increased his Serie A goal haul to 19 with two assists, though behind Lazio's star Ciro Immobile on the top scorer list and he is a top contender for the golden boot award.

Ronaldo's wonderful brace has also brought up his 50th goal since joining Old Lady and he has now scored in his ninth straight Serie A game.

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Meanwhile, had reported that Cristiano Ronaldo has once again added another feather to his cap as he has been named the best player in Serie A for the month of January.

The Juventus striker has been in blistering form for the defending champions since the New Year scoring seven goals in the league.

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