Cristiano Ronaldo is 1-goal away from breaking Serie A record of 12 consecutive strikes

Cristiano Ronaldo is 1-goal away from breaking Serie A record of 12 consecutive strikes

- Cristiano Ronaldo is looking to become the first Serie A player to score in 12 straight matches

- The 35-year-old will return to action when Juventus travel to take on tenth-placed Bologna

- CR7 has scored 21 goals for Juve this season but is still six goals behind Ciro Immobile of Lazio

Cristiano Ronaldo is one goal away from breaking Serie A's record of 12 consecutive goals when the league returns later in June.

The Juventus striker equaled the 11-goal tally before leagues across the world were shut down due to the global pandemic.

And now that the 2019-20 Italian season is about to kick off, the Portuguese international is in the best shape to get off an running.

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The Bianconeri will travel to take on tenth place Bologna on June 22, and Ronaldo be will be looking to add to his 21-goal tally.

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Despite observing lockdown rules, the former Real Madrid star has been reportedly conducting four hours of training routine to keep fit, according to Tuttosport.

Ronaldo is however six goals short of the league's topscorer Ciro Immobile who has 27 goals for Napoli this season.

Inter Milan's Romelu Lukaku is third with 17 while Cagliari's Joao Pedro who having a remarkable season is fourth with 16.

Juventus are a just point ahead of closest rival Napoli with 12 games left to play in the 2019-20 campaign.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Cristiano Ronaldo has always shown his diligence and desire for the game as he arrived training four hours ahead of his Juventus teammates, AS reports.

The 35-year-old has been working hard on his own during the lockdown and it understood his fitness level has remained like the season did not go on break.

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The Italian Serie A have been edging closer to a return after the three months break as matches will be played behind closed doors.

Legit.ng also reported that Cristiano Ronaldo emerged the highest-paid footballer in 2020, and came the second in the overall earning sports celebrities after recording a £85.8million income, Forbes claim.

Lionel Messi came second among the footballers and third overall after with £83.4m income due to the pay cut during the global pandemic.

However, multiple Grand Slam winner Roger Federer is number one on the list of and became the first tennis star to move up to the top earners.

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