Cristiano Ronaldo seems to be getting younger. He is 36 years old, but the impression of age on the field is not falling at all. Juventus jersey is going to score one goal after another. The Portuguese forward scored a pair of goals in the team’s 3-0 win over Croton in the Serie A match at home yesterday. Ronaldo has built a reputation by scoring the first goal. The Juventus star has scored goals against all the teams currently playing in Serie A.
Ronaldo is now on the cusp of pursuing a feat of Zlatan Ibrahimovic, who has become more ‘young’ as he gets older. In the top five leagues in Europe, Ronaldo has scored goals against 7 teams, of which Crotone is the 8th! Ibrahimovic is the only player to score more goals against a team in the 21st century. In all, the Swedish striker has scored goals against 69 teams.
Ronaldo, who started his professional career this century, has played in three of the top five leagues. He played for Manchester United in the English Premier League. Real Madrid in La Liga and now his team Juventus in Serie A. Ibra has played in four of the five leagues. The 39-year-old striker has played in Serie A for three teams – Juventus, Inter Milan and AC Milan. His team in La Liga was Barcelona. He played for Manchester United in League One, PSG and English Premier League. Ibrar, who started his professional career with Swedish club Malmo FC in the 20th century, has not only played in the Bundesliga among the top five leagues in Europe.
Ronaldo left Real Madrid for Juventus in 2016. Since then he has played against as many clubs as he has played in Serie A, not just against Kiev Verona and Croatia. Crevo Verona has dropped to Serie ‘B’. And yesterday, Ronaldo overcame the drought against Croton.
Ronaldo, who scored two goals against Croton, is now Serie A’s top scorer this season. He has scored 16 goals. Romelu Lukaku of Inter Milan is in the second place with 16 goals. Hebra III. Milan’s Swedish striker Ibrahimovic has scored 14 goals this season.