Ronaldo scores in 1,000th game.
Want to mark your 1,000th senior game in style? How about a record-equalling 11th consecutive Serie A goal?.
That’s what Cristiano Ronaldo did,the Juventus forward responding in style to news of Lionel Messi’s four-goal haul for Barcelona earlier in the day.
Ronaldo, met Juan Cuadrado’s cross to equal the Italian top-flight record, shared with Gabriel Batistuta and Fabio Quagliarella.
Cristiano Ronaldo has scored 21 goals in 21 Serie A appearances this season.
Aaron Ramsey added a second for the Serie A leaders in a 2-1 win over SPAL.
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Victory sees Maurizio Sarri’s Juventus move four points clear at the top of Serie A, with title rivals Lazio and Inter Milan not in action until Sunday.
Portugal international Ronaldo, who also struck the crossbar with a free-kick in the closing stages, has scored 16 times during his record equaling 11-game run in the league.
With 36 goals in 36 games for club and country this season, Ronaldo will have the opportunity to break the Serie A record goal scoring streak against Inter Milan on Sunday 1 March.