The Top XI Serie A Players in 2020: Who Will Join Ronaldo?

Even for the relatively high standards of Italian football, 2020 was such a crazy year for Calcio. The players and the fans all went through some unique emotional experiences. But throughout all the tears and pain, some players were still able to enjoy a successful year, and thus, it's time to recognize eleven of the best performers of the past 12 months , in our Serie A Top XI of the year 2020.

Juventus – Fiorentina Player Ratings: A Brilliant Ribery!

In their last match in the year 2020, Juventus hosted their bitter rivals Fiorentina at the Allianz Stadium in Turin. The visitors took an early lead through a Vlahović, before Cuadrado made things even worse for the hosts with a silly red card, and La Viola added two late goals to seal a historic 3-0 victory. Here are our player ratings for the clash between Juventus and Fiorentina. 

Juventus See Off Parma in Crushing Routine Win

Juventus sort to keep pressure on leaders AC Milan in the Saturday evening kick off when they made the trip to mid-table Parma and their performance did not disappoint routing the side from Emilia-Romagna. Cristiano Ronaldo was the author of a brilliant brace sandwiched between Dejan Kulusevski's low strike and Alvaro Morata's standing header as the match ended 4-0.

Ronaldo the Sole Serie A Player in FIFPro World XI

On Thursday night, the international governing body of football held the FIFA Football Awards 2020 ceremony. Although uventus superstar Cristiano Ronaldo finished second in the Men best player award right behind Robert Lewandowski, and one place above his eternal rival Leo Messi, all three strikers were included in the FIFPro World XI formation.

Genoa – Juventus Player Ratings: CR7 and Dybala Score

The struggling Genoa played hosts for Juventus in the 11th round of the season. Paulo Dybala managed to finally break his duck in Serie A, before a trio of former Bianconeri players leveled the score for the Grifone. But luckily for Andrea Pirlo , two Ronaldo spot-kicks saved the day and secured a 3-1 win for the champions. Here are our player ratings for Genoa versus Juventus. 

Barcelona – Juventus Player Ratings: CR7 Wins the Duel

Barcelona only had to prevent Juventus from scoring three goals to secure top spot in the Champions League group stage. And yet, even that apparently manageable task was too much for Koeman's side, as two Ronaldo spot-kicks and a Mckennie volley gifted Pirlo's side a 3-0 victory. So here are our player ratings for the top European clash between Barcelona and Juventus. 

Champions League Round 6: Preview and Lineups

It's the last round of the Champions League group stage, as we'll find out the identities of all 16 teams qualified for the knockout stages. Dramatical scenarios are in store as three Italian sides will be hoping to seal their tickets to the next phase of the competition. So here is our preview and probable lineups for Round 6 of the Champions League group stage.

Real Madrid Star Set to Join Serie A? Juve, Inter, Milan on Alert

Isco has been a part of Real Madrid’s first team since 2013, But his playing time under Zidane has been decreasing with every season. According to his father and agent Isco could finally seek a move away from La Liga during the upcoming January transfer market, with Serie A being a very possible destination, putting Juventus, Inter and Milan all on high alert. 
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Top 5 Stories of Serie A Round 8: Ronaldo, Lukaku and Ibra Braces

Fans of Italian football were thankful for being able to enjoy another weekend of exciting Serie A fixtures. Juventus, Lazio and Roma all won their fixtures with ease, whilst Inter had to fight back to earn a victory over Torino. But the lead remained in Milan's hands after managing to beat Napoli in the weekend's top clash. So here are our Top 5 stories of Serie A Round 8.

Juventus – Cagliari Player Ratings: Supreme Ronaldo!

At the Allianz stadium in Turin, Juventus welcomed Cagliari in Saturday's evening fixture. Andrea Pirlo's men dominated the encounter from start to finish, but once again had to rely on the excellence of Cristiano Ronaldo to unlock the Sardinian defenses, thanks to two brilliant finishes, earning his side a 2-0 victory. Here are our player ratings for tonight's clash. 

The Top 10 Serie A Goal Celebrations in the 2000-2009 Era

It's the second part of The Cult of Calcio's goal celebrations series. After ranking the best celebrations of the modern era in part one, it's time to go back to the noughties (2000 - 2009) and remember the top 10 Serie A goal celebrations of an incredible era. So we present you our chosen list, which happens to include some of the greatest names in football history. 
Cristiano Ronaldo in despair after Juventus crashed out of Champions League at the hand of Lyon

Ronaldo Tests Positive for COVID-19 on Portugal Duty

Portugal’s preparation for their crunch fixture against Sweden suffered an almighty jolt as captain and star talisman Cristiano Ronaldo tested positive for covid-19.Ronaldo is asymptomatic to the deadly Covid-19 virus and has not shown any effects. He has gone into self-isolation and will be unavailable for Portugal’s match against Sweden on October 14.