Ronaldo Sets Almost Unbeatable Football Record Despite Not Playing in Final

Ronaldo Sets Almost Unbeatable Football Record Despite Not Playing in Final

- Cristiano Ronaldo is the first player in history to emerge top scorer in the Premier League, La Liga and Serie A

- The 36-year-old finished the current Serie A scoring 29 goals his first Golden Boot since joined Juve in 2018

- Ronaldo was left on the bench in Juventus 4-1 win over Bologna as the Bianconeri secured Champions League football

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Cristiano Ronaldo finished as Serie A's top scorer during his second spell with 29 goals making him the first player to win the Golden Boot in England, Italy and Spain, 90 min.

The 36-year-old's 29 goals was assured that he was going to win Seri A's Golden Boot after Inter Milan's Romelu Lukaku finished the season with 24 strikes.

It is also the first time Ronaldo will be finishing as the season's top scorer in Italy since he joined Juventus from Real Madrid back in 2018.

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CR7 was beaten by Fabio Quagliarella and Ciro Immobile in the 2018-19 and 2019-20 campaigns respectively.

On the other hand, Ronaldo won the highest goal scorer award with Manchester United during the 2001-08 season and three times with Real Madrid.

Ronaldo Sets Almost Unbeatable Football Record Despite Not Playing in Juventus Final Serie A Game
Ronaldo is the first player in football history to win topscorer in England, Italy and Spain. Photo by Jonathan Moscrop
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And his remarkable form with Juve continued despite reports linking him out of the club this summer.

Juventus nine-year dominance in the Italian topflight division ended as rivals Inter won the league in style with former champions finishing in fourth position.

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Meanwhile, Briefly News had earlier reported that Cristiano Ronaldo made history recently, becoming the first footballer to receive cryptocurrency as payment. The Portuguese player was awarded 770 fan tokens for his record-breaking goal milestone. Ronaldo had recorded 761 career goals after his hat-trick against Cagliari on March 14, 2021.

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To appreciate his goal record, the Ballon D’Or recipient was given 770 fan tokens by Juventus before the match against Benevento, according to Marca. This makes the Juve player the first footballer to receive cryptocurrency as payment.

The Italian side had created the tokens in partnership with Chillz and Socios. The digital asset is usually raised through an initial coin offering.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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