Juventus clinched their eight-consecutive Serie A crown with a 2-1 victory over Fiorentina, as they came from behind following a below-par first half. Along with the title, one of their player; Cristiano Ronaldo reached a titles milestone in his professional career.
The Bianconeri squad had been heavy favorites to win the title this season following the signing of Ronaldo in the summer. And since, they remained unbeaten for the first seven months of this season until 0-2 loss at Genoa ended that run on March 17. Last weekend The Old Lady had the opportunity to wrap up the title but suffered a shock loss at SPAL and it appeared they were ready to blow a second opportunity to clinch the title as they fell behind early on at the Allianz Stadium.
Cristiano Ronaldo Is The First Player To Win Premier League, La Liga, and Serie A
Cristiano Ronaldo has now become the first player to win the Premier League, La Liga, and Serie A titles. The Portuguese international player has reached a new milestone in his career as a professional footballer, thanks to his decision leaving Real Madrid last summer. His decision to leave Real Madrid is indeed very surprising and quite unpredictable. He left Real Madrid's fans broken-hearted. But, the unpredictable step to proved right.
The 32-year-old footballer began his professional career playing for Sporting CP at the age 17. Just after a year, he signed with Manchester United at 2003 and stayed in Old Trafford for six years. Within that period, he helped The Red Devils win FA Cup, three successive Premier League titles, a UEFA Champions League title, and a FIFA Club World Cup. By age 22, he had received Ballon d'Or and FIFA World Player of the Year nominations. And at age 23, he won his first Ballon d'Or and FIFA World Player of the Year awards.
After six successful years, the father of four decided to leave England on moving to Spain and played for Real Madrid in 2009. For the next 9 years, he becomes Real Madrid icon and helped Los Blancos earned 15 trophies including two La Liga titles, two Copas del Rey, four UEFA Champions League titles, two UEFA Super Cups and three FIFA Club World cups.
Cristiano Ronaldo is currently Real Madrid's all-time top goal scorer. He scored a record 34 La Liga hat-tricks, including a record-tying eight hat-tricks in the 2014-2015 season. He also the only one player to reach 30 goals in six consecutive La Liga seasons. Along with the club, Cristiano Ronaldo finished runner-up for Ballon d'Or three times, behind Lionel Messi; his perceived career rival, before winning back that title in 2013 and 2014. He also secured that title in 2016 and 2017.