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Ronaldo Became The Highest-Scoring Indian Player in Italy’s Serie-A

Yuventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo became the Portuguese player to score the most goals in the Italian Football League Serie-A. He achieved the feat by scoring a penalty in the first half of the match against Bologna on Monday. He has scored 43 goals in the league.

Apart from this, he is also the best scorer of his country in the Premier League. The former Manchester United striker has scored 84 goals in 196 matches of the EPL.

Messi Top Scorer in La Liga

He also holds this record in the Spanish Football League La Liga. He has scored 311 goals in 292 matches for Rial Madrid. However, Barcelona striker Leonel Messi holds the record for the most goals scored in this league. They have scored 440 goals so far. In third place is Telmo Jara of Athletic Bilbao. He has 250 goals in the league.

Kappa Costa Scored The Most Goals In The League Before Ronaldo

Before Ronaldo, Rui Costa was the Portuguese with the most goals in Serie-A. Costa had scored 42 goals in 40 matches of the league. Out of this, ten games were winning goals. He played in the association between 1994 and 2006. During this time he was part of Fiorentina and Milan Club. Ronaldo has scored 22 goals this season in Serie-A. He came to Juventus from Rial Madrid in 2018.

Ronaldo Missed A Penalty In A Semifinal Of Italian Cup

Ronaldo has been under criticism since he missed a penalty against Milan in the semifinals of the Copa Italian Cup. He could not make his mark against Napoli in the final as well, and the team lost 4–2 in the penalty shootout.

Napoli Won The Italian Cup For The Sixth Time By Defeating Yuventus

Ronaldo had to take a penalty from the team, but before that Paulo Diabala and Danilo missed the goal. In such a situation, Ronaldo sat in the dugout and watched the team lose before his turn came. Napoli won the title for the sixth time.

This was the first time in Ronaldo’s career when he lost the finals of two consecutive league tournaments. Last year, his club lost to Lazio in the Supercopa Italian Cup title fight.

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