Cristiano Ronaldo Serie A history this afternoon, as the the Juventus forward scored a typical poachers goal to draw the Old Lady level vs Atalanta.
Juve were 2-1 down to their opponents going into the 78th minute, however Ronaldo, who started the game on the bench, was on hand to make the scores level.
A corner from Juve was crossed into the Atalanta box, as the ball was headed into the path of Ronaldo, who headed home from around three yards with a typical poachers finish, to rescue the Italian giants.
The goal also means saw Ronaldo make Serie A history, as the forward’s strike made him the first player ever to score in his first seven consecutive away games in their debut season in Italy’s top flight, a fine accomplishment.
You can check out Ronaldos goal below. That finish was pure instinct!
| GOAL!! |
Who else could have rescued Juventus?
Cristiano Ronaldo steps up for Juve ? pic.twitter.com/xhroUeoBwN
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OFFICIAL: CRISTIANO RONALDO BECOMES THE FIRST EVER PLAYER IN THE HISTORY OF SERIE A TO SCORE IN 7 CONSECUTIVE AWAY GAMES IN THE DEBUT SEASON! pic.twitter.com/IroZ8dgjkE
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