Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo this evening added yet another Champions League record to his growing collection, after opening the scoring during Los Blancos’ quarter-final first-leg clash with Juventus.
Last season’s Champions League finalists are currently locked in action in Turin, with hosts Juve having come into proceedings on the back of a crucial 3-1 victory over AC Milan in Serie A at the weekend.
Real, meanwhile, rested several stars for their La Liga meeting with Las Palmas on Saturday, though Zinedine Zidane’s men nevertheless emerged with a comfortable 3-0 win.
Juventus XI: Buffon; De Sciglio, Barzagli, Chiellini, Asamoah; Khedira, Bentancur; Douglas Costa, Dybala, Alex Sandro; Higuain
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While a tight affair was predicted by many at the Allianz Stadium, the tie was blown wide open with just 3 minutes on the clock, as all-time Champions League top-scorer Cristiano Ronaldo added yet another strike to his frankly-ridiculous tally in Europe’s top-tier competition:
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The goal, when it came, marked yet another record-setting one in the career of the Portuguese attacker, as showcased below:
Cristiano Ronaldo has become the 1st player to score in 10 CL games in succession
Ronaldo’s last 10 CL games
⚽ v Juve (A)
⚽ v PSG (A)
⚽ ⚽ v PSG (H)
⚽ v Dortmund (H)
⚽ ⚽ v Apoel (A)
⚽ v Spurs (A)
⚽ v Spurs (H)
⚽ ⚽ v Dortmund (A)
⚽ ⚽ v Apoel (H)
⚽ ⚽ v Juve (N) pic.twitter.com/PjMzw7HfKW
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