Juventus went toe to toe against Napoli at Stadio Citta del Tricolore earlier today for the Italian Super Cup fixture. In this highly anticipated match, Juventus came out victorious as they beat Napoli by a scoreline of 2-0. The first half of the match went goalless, Juventus’ star player Cristiano Ronaldo scored the first goal of the match in the 64th minute and gave a comfortable lead to his team. Alvaro Morata’s goal in the extra time sealed the game for Juventus. Napoli couldn’t breach through the Juventus defence as the former finished the game without netting a single goal. Ronaldo reaches another milestone as he netted the 760th goal of his career and becomes the highest goal scorer in the history of professional football. It has been reported that Ronaldo bettered Austro-Czech Josef Bican’s record of 759 goals. Apart from Bican, Brazilian strikers Pele and Romario have registered over 1000 goals during their careers but those statistics also includes amateur, unofficial and friendly matches. Barelona’s star player Lionel Messi has also netted 719 goals so far in his career for his club and country, put together.
With a collective effort by Juventus against Napoli, the Portuguese superstar once again makes the headline as the footballer shine’s in a comprehensive 2-0 victory. Twitter reacts as Ronaldo’s stellar performance creates a new record and takes his team over the finishing line. Let’s have a look at the best tweets: