The Italian league closed the curtains for 2018 football year on Saturday night and it was a year to remember for the supporters of the Italian top flight division, especially the supporters of the Old Lady, who celebrated the arrival of Portuguese international Cristiano Ronaldo from Real Madrid as well as the impact of his acquisition on their current run of form in both the league and in continental games.
“Ronaldo? He is the man of the year.” Tuttosport wrote on their front page which was dedicated totally to CR7, who netted an astonishing goal stats of 49 during the calendar year, second to only Barcelona’s Lionel Messi who netted 51.
Meanwhile, Gazzetta dello Sport highlighted Juve’s amazing record in Seria A, as the Turin based football outfit picked up 101 points in the calendar year with 53 of the points coming from the first round of the current football season.
The numbers and stats indicate that the Turin based football club led by Portuguese international Ronaldo, looks set for another Seria A title at the end of the season, perhaps even several weeks in advance.
Juventus will face Spanish side Athletico Madrid in the knockout stages of the UEFA Champions league in February, as they prepare for continental domination.