Top 5 Cristiano Ronaldo performances for Juventus
Ronaldo’s spell at Juve saw the Portuguese superstar make some of the best performances of his career for the Bianconeri.
Cristiano Ronaldo ended his glorious career at Real Madrid to start a new chapter in his career in 2018.
What followed was a memorable spell at the Italian side, in which CR7 produced some of the best performances of his career.
Let’s take a look at the top five Ronaldo displays for Juventus.
5- Sampdoria 1-2 Juventus (Serie A, 2019)
Ronaldo was on fire when Juventus visited Sampdoria in 2019, scoring one of the finest goals of his career. CR7 jumped an incredible 2.56 meters to meet the ball in the air and guide it into the back of the net.
The goal was enough to secure Juventus’ victory as they clinched a crucial victory at Luigi Ferraris Stadium.
4- Udinese 1-2 Juventus (Serie A, 2021)
In May 2021, Juventus faced a tricky test away at Udinese, and Ronaldo produced a match-winning performance.
CR7 scored two late goals to complete Juve’s sensational comeback against their Serie A rivals. The Portuguese superstar scored a close-range header to secure Juve’s place in the next season’s Champions League.
3- Empoli 1-2 Juventus (Serie A, 2018)
Ronaldo produced a masterclass in the 2018-19 season when Juventus travelled to face Empoli. He scored both of Juventus’ goals, including a stunning shot from 25 yards out, which is widely considered as one of his finest goals for the Bianconeri.
2- Cagliari 1-3 Juventus (Serie A, 2021)
Ronaldo was in sensational form when Juventus travelled to face Cagliari in March 2021. He scored his first hat-trick for the Italian giants to secure their victory at Sardegna Arena.
Ronaldo netted three times inside the opening 32 minutes to take his career goal total to 770 – three clear of Pele’s tally of 767. An iconic performance saw Ronaldo make history in Juve’s jersey.
1- Juventus 3-0 Atletico Madrid (Champions League round of 16, 2019)
Ronaldo produced one of his best-ever performances when Juventus faced Atletico Madrid in the Champions League round of 16 in 2019.
Juventus had lost the first leg 2-0, but Ronaldo produced a stunning hat-trick to turn the tie around. His first goal was a precise header from close range in the first period. Juve increased the pressure on Atletico’s backline and got another one through Ronaldo only four minutes after the break.
The game seemed destined to be decided by the penalties. However, Ronaldo completed his sensational hat-trick to win the tie for Juve by converting a late spot-kick. The performance helped Juventus progress to the quarter-finals and showed just why Ronaldo is considered one of the greatest players of all time.