Ronaldo equals Serie A record in his 1000th appearance for club and country

Cristiano Ronaldo is still going strong at the age of 35. He made his 1000th career appearance against SPAL on Saturday. Juventus won the match 2-1 to go four points clear at the top of the Serie A table.

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It was his 73rd appearance for Juventus. The majority of his appearances have come for Real Madrid. He played 438 times for Los Blancos.

The second-highest appearances came for Manchester United with 292 matches. He started his career with Sporting CP making 31 appearances and a further two for Sporting B.

Ronaldo has played 164 times for Portugal scoring over 100 goals. He is the second-highest goalscorer in men’s’ international football.

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Cristiano Ronaldo scored in the 39th minute against SPAL. He tucked in a goal from Juan Cuadrado’s cross. It was his 725th career goal. He has now found the net in 11th consecutive Serie A matches.

The 725th goal made him level with Fiorentina icon Batistuta and Sampdoria star Quagliarella. They both have previously scored at least once in 11 straight Serie A matches.

Batistuta achieved the feat in the 1994-95 campaign. Quagliarella did it last season at the age of 35. But no one has scored in 12 consecutive Serie A matches.

Juventus will play with Inter on Sunday. If Ronaldo can find the back of the net in the title-deciding clash, he will make Serie A history.

If there’s any one player on the planet on whom you can bet to consistently score in 12 straight Serie A games, it is Cristiano Ronaldo. All the money will be on him to make a new Serie A record. He is an absolute phenomenon.

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Rahul Roy
I am a computer guy by profession and a sports fanatic by choice.

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