- Cristiano Ronaldo has the same number of goals as Messi since making a sensational return
- The Juventus striker scored two goals in his club's 4-1 win over Spezia in Serie A
- Messi side played a disappointing 1-1 draw with Alaves leaving them 12th on the table
Cristiano Ronaldo made a scoring return for Juventus since his recovery from coronavirus and it is better than his rival's, Lionel Messi during the weekend of matches, Daily Star.
The 35-year-old scored two goals in 34 minutes including a penalty in the Bianconeri's 4-1 win over Spezia at the Stadio Dino Manuzzi.
On the other hand, Messi has played seven games and found the net the same number of times as Ronaldo including two assists.
CR7 has been out of action since he tested positive for COVID-19 while he was on international duty for Portuguese on October 1.
He missed Juve's first Champions League win away at Dynamo Kyiv followed by back-to-back draws in the Serie A before losing to Barcelona.
After coming on the pitch for just two minutes against Spezia, Ronaldo received a pass from Morata and rounded the goalkeeper to make it 2-1 for Juve.
The former Real Madrid player scored from the spot to complete his comeback as his fans took the chance to take a dig at Messi on social media.
One fan said:
“You can only have one GOAT.”
A second added:
“Ronaldo is back - Messi who?”
While a third added:
“Ronaldo got Covid, Messi is the one showing symptoms.”
Barcelona failed to win a match again in La Liga following their 1-1 draw away at Alaves which leaves them 12th on the table.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Cristiano Ronaldo has come under attack from some medical experts after claiming his three coronavirus tests within the space of two weeks were untrue.
The Juventus striker who tested positive for the disease while on international duty with Portugal has been out of action for two weeks.
Two other tests have been conducted to get the 35-year-old ready for Juve's anticipated Champions League clash with Lionel Messi's Barcelona.
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