Ice Cold Gonzalo Higuain Misses Penalty, Gets Sent Off In 2-0 Defeat To Juventus

When Juventus paid Napoli over $100 million for Gonzalo Higuain in 2016, the belief was that the Argentine’s goals would fire the club to a continental title. However, after two seasons in the Champions League with a return of five goals in each campaign, Higuain was offloaded to AC Milan for about half the price this past summer.

Juve then turned to five-time winner Cristiano Ronaldo for the goods. Ronaldo, of course, hasn’t hit less than 10 goals in a single UCL campaign since the 2010-11 season. You can tell what Juventus is trying to achieve with the 33-year-old.

Cristiano Ronaldo Somehow One-Upped His Incredible Volleyed Goal With An Even More Absurd Celebration

Try though he might, Cristiano Ronaldo was unable to score on his return to Old Trafford with Juventus a couple weeks ago, though he did record an assist . But with Manchester United coming to Allianz Stadium on Wednesday, the Portuguese star reminded his former club how great he’s become since leaving England in 2009 with a brilliant strike.

Where Does The USWNT Rank Amongst The Winningest Teams Of All Time?

If everything goes according to plan — and, as the numbers to come show, it almost certainly will — the USWNT will reach the milestone of 500 wins with a victory over Portugal on Thursday. Having only begun play in 1985, the program has reached the mark at a fiendish pace by rolling off wins at a remarkable clip — the USWNT boasts a win percentage of 84. That certainly puts the USWNT in the discussion for the winningest team in sports history.  

The Incredible Story — And Goal — Behind The Last Time Juventus Lost To An English Team

With Juventus defeating Manchester United 1-0 on Oct. 23 at Old Trafford, the Bianconeri continued their dominance over English competition, having gone nine straight matches without defeat. 

Step Aside Selena Gomez, This Footballer Is Now The Most Followed Person On Instagram

It’s not exactly an honor he can put in his stacked trophy case, but there's no doubt Cristiano Ronaldo will be glowing upon learning his Instagram profile now ranks first in most followers on the popular app. Cristiano Ronaldo Instagram followers count just struck 144 million. To put it in perspective, if Ronaldo followers were to break away and start a country of their own (Ronaldosia?

Cristiano Ronaldo’s Stunning Smash Saves Juventus Against Empoli

There are few players who can strike a ball like Cristiano Ronaldo. 

The Juventus forward is capable of scoring every type of goal, from headers and tap-ins to bicycle kicks and free kicks

David De Gea Repeatedly Denies Cristiano Ronaldo Goal On Old Trafford Return

When Cristiano Ronaldo last went up against David de Gea, the Portuguese striker put three past the Spanish keeper in a virtuoso performance during the 2018 World Cup this summer. The Ronaldo vs de Gea matchup went in the opposite direction on Tuesday, with the latter making some impressive saves to deny the former.

Ronaldo Sets Up Juve’s Opening Goal Less Than 20 Minutes Into Return To Old Trafford

Cristiano Ronaldo was full of flicks and tricks early on in his first visit to Old Trafford since joining Juventus. He made Ashley Young look silly with an early move and even had an admirer invade the pitch  to see him (though he was tackled before he reached the former Manchester United winger.

Then Ronaldo made an actual imprint on the game, setting up Juventus’ first goal in the 17th minute.

Ronaldo Takes Advantage Of Some Real Crap Defending To Score Again

Cristiano Ronaldo’s slow scoring start to the season was well documented. It took 322 minutes before the prolific striker finally found the back of the net.

Now he can’t stop scoring.

Ronaldo notched in his fifth goal of the Serie A campaign in the 18th minute against Genoa on Saturday to continue a superlative run of scoring — or basically what we’ve come to expect from the Portuguese winger.