Defending Serie A champions Juventus defeated Parma on Matchday 20 as Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice for the Turin side. The victory secured Juventus’ four-point lead over Inter Milan. What stood out during the game was a hilarious moment pertaining to Ronaldo and his teammate Paulo Dybala, which later went viral on social media.
Cristiano Ronaldo continued his goal-scoring form when his shot got deflected in the 43rd minute, however, it ended in the net. Parma scored the equaliser in the 55th minute after Andreas Cornelius scored a towering header after coming on as a substitute. In the 58th minute, Ronaldo scored the second of the night after a brilliant cross from Paulo Dybala. The two then ran towards the edge of the field celebrating the goal when the two accidentally kissed each other while trying to hug.
what?? Ronaldo kissed Dybala???— Shahzaib. (@i__majestic) January 20, 2020
So Ronaldo kissed Dybala on the lips during their second goal celebration on Sunday..,...😑😑😑— Black Pepper🖤 (@M_Asingwire) January 20, 2020
Cristiano Ronaldo’s brace against Parma meant new records for the Portuguese International. Ronaldo has now found the net 11 times in his last seven consecutive Serie A games. He is also the only player to have scored at least 15 goals in the five major European Leagues for 14 seasons in a row.
The victory marks Juventus’ further lead in Serie A with 51 points. Inter Milan had to settle for a draw against Lecce. Second-placed Inter Milan have bagged 47 points from 20 games. Juventus will next play against AS Roma in the quarter-final of Coppa Italia on Wednesday, January 22, 2020 (January 23 IST).