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InternationalCristiano Ronaldo on target as Juventus seal record 9th straight Serie-A title
Cristiano Ronaldo. Pic/Twitter

Srinagar, July 27: The 2-0 win in which it’s star forward Cristiano Ronaldo scored, was enough for Juventus FC to seal the Serie-A title for the record ninth time in a row.

On Sunday, Juventus needed a win to seal the title and that is what they exactly did against Sampdoria as they went on to claim 2-0 win.

At the final whistle, Juventus players danced in celebration and embraced each other before the empty stands inside the Allianz Stadium.

It was Juventus’ first title under coach Maurizio Sarri.

Juventus have moved seven points clear of Inter Milan with two games remaining. It was enough to seal the title.The Italian champions can now switch its focus to the Champions League.

“It was the most beautiful title, because it was the most difficult,” said defender Leonardo Bonucci, who has been wearing the captain’s armband with Giorgio Chiellini injured.

“We started a new era, a new philosophy, ran into so many difficulties, but we continued to give our all throughout, even when there were so many slip-ups, ” He said.

“It was so complicated beyond the field, too; the world changed in three months. It was difficult to get our heads back into it after three months. We suffered.”

Bonucci dedicated the title to Juventus fans who were victims of the coronavirus.

“It’s for those who left us and cheered for us from up above,” Bonucci said. “It’s been an intense year. But we stayed together as a team.”

(with inputs from AP)

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