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Cristiano Ronaldo scoring for Juventus is just a goal, nothing else | Paolo Bandini


The Ronaldo case is bringing out the worst aspects of football’s tribalism, with reactions driven by club loyalties over any consideration of the human beings involved

Cristiano Ronaldo scored a goal on Saturday. Not one that is likely to be remembered, among the almost 700 he has scored in his career, though the technique was exemplary. Running on to a Mario Mandzukic pass that was moving across his body 12 yards from goal, the Portuguese took the shot on first-time – drilling it into the bottom corner with his notionally weaker left foot.

That strike sealed a 2-0 win over Udinese, and marked another dominant performance from a player who looks ever more comfortable in a Juventus shirt. Ronaldo dovetailed superbly with Mandzukic, clung to the touchline when his manager asked him to and tormented defenders with his stepovers.

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ICYMI: Insigne's gorgeous curler into the top corner

Torino 3-2 Frosinone, Empoli 0-2 Roma, Udinese 0-2 Juventus, Cagliari 2-0 Bologna, Spal 1-2 Internazionale, Napoli 2-0 Sassuolo, Lazio 1-0 Fiorentina, Atalanta 0-1 Sampdoria, Milan 3-1 Chievo, Genoa 1-3 Parma

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