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Ronaldo equals Serie A goal record in 1,000th career appearance in Juventus clash with SPAL

Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo equalled a Serie A record of scoring in 11 consecutive matches against SPAL -- a game which is being recognised as his 1,000th career appearance.Ronaldo put Juve 1-0 ahead against SPAL as he equalled the record set by Gabriel Batistuta with Fiorentina in the 1994-95 season and matched by Fabio Quagliarella with Sampdoria in the last campaign.- Watch live Serie A football on ESPN+However, it is
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Cristiano Ronaldo continues 2020 goal glut with last-gasp penalty to save Juventus

The Portuguese forward has continued his prolific goalscoring run from the end of last year with at least one goal in every game he has played so far in 2020.Ronaldo's last-gasp penalty against AC Milan in the Coppa Italia semifinal first leg means the 35-year-old has now scored 12 goals in just eight games at the start of the new decade.That his goalscoring run on Thursday continued, however, was perhaps
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Ronaldo and Zlatan clash for the first time since 2015. Are you ready?

Ronaldo and Ibrahimovic came to Serie A for two very different clubs and with two very different goals in mind. ESPN IllustrationOn Thursday, two of the most prolific goal scorers of their generation will meet for the ninth time in their respective careers. AC Milan host Juventus in the first leg of the Coppa Italia semifinals -- stream live on ESPN+, 2:45 p.m. ET Thursday -- and that means 38-year-old recent
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In-form Inter, Zlatan vs. Ronaldo and under-pressure Juventus mean Coppa Italia fever in Milan

MILAN -- It will come as scant consolation to Milan, a quantum of solace to help them as they prepare for Thursday's Coppa Italia semifinal against Juventus. (Stream in U.S.: 2:45 p.m. ET, ESPN+)"We were in great difficulty in the first half," Inter coach Antonio Conte said in reflection following Sunday's Derby della Madonnina, which Inter won 4-2 despite trailing 2-0 at the break. "Perhaps like never before so far
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Amazing giant Cristiano Ronaldo figure towers over town at Italian carnival

Ever wondered what Juventus star Cristiano Ronaldo would look like as a giant, robotic titan? Well, thanks to Italian carnival organisers, wonder no more...The Toe Poke Daily is here every day to bring you all the weirdest stories, quirkiest viral content and top trolling that the internet has to offer, all in one place.Jump to: Neymar's fluorescent outfit doesn't impress Herrera | Comedy own goal helps PSG to victory |
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Cristiano Ronaldo ‘too old’ for Bayern Munich transfer

Bayern Munich president Herbert Hainer told a fan club meeting Cristiano Ronaldo would be to old to join the Bavarians.Ronaldo is under contract at Juventus until 2022 and will be 37 by the time his current deal expires. But with Bayern going into a transfer summer where they are expected to spend big, some fans have been dreaming of signing the Portugal international.- ESPN+ obtains Bundesliga rights from 2020And when
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Neymar finally looks like he’s having fun at PSG and is no longer burdened with chasing Messi, Ronaldo

Today is Neymar's birthday, and he's injured.You're tempted to say "plus ca change" -- after all, he was sidelined this time last year too. And the year before that, although the injury came later this month. But it still robbed Paris Saint-Germain of their most influential player (and the most expensive player in the history of the sport) at the business end of the season, in the Champions League. It
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Cristiano Ronaldo hits goal-scoring milestone for Juventus

The Portuguese international only joined the Italian outfit in 2018 but has netted his half-century in just 70 games. Both of his latest goals came from the penalty spot as Juventus beat Fiorentina 3-0 to cement its place at the summit of Serie A. The dependable 34-year-old squeezed his first spot kick underneath Bartlomiej Drągowski before he sent the goalkeeper the wrong way for his second successful conversion. Dutch sensation
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Haaland’s magic Dortmund debut, Setien’s winning start, Ronaldo on fire

Missed any of the action around Europe this weekend? Have no fear: Gab Marcotti is here to catch you up with all the talking points in the latest Monday Musings.Jump to: Man United's Rashford mistake? | Haaland's magic BVB debut | Setien wins Barca opener | Man City hurt by planning | Real lucky vs. Sevilla? | Juve still work in progress | Leipzig's success story | Lazio proving critics
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Cristiano Ronaldo and Barcelona top China online social popularity report

The 34-year-old beat long-time nemeses Lionel Messi and Neymar Jr to the top spot in the yearly table.Shanghai-based sports agency Mailman's ninth annual Red Card report found that while digital engagement with footballers and football clubs has decreased by 15% in China, the Portuguese legend was one of the few players to see both his Weibo engagement and follower growth increase in the previous year.Ronaldo led all digital performance metrics,