CRISTIANO RONALDO scored towards Lionel Messi within the Champions League for the primary time EVER as Juventus demolished Barcelona on the Nou Camp.
Cristiano Ronaldo lastly scored his first targets towards Lionel Messi within the Champions LeagueCredit score: AFP OR LICENSORS
Messi had scored three targets towards Ronaldo earlier than Juventus beat Barcelona 3-0Credit score: Reuters
Ronaldo had gone FIVE video games with out success whereas Messi had netted 3 times towards him.
Their first encounter got here in 2008 when Barcelona and Manchester United confronted one another within the Champions League semi-finals, with each gamers drawing blanks throughout the 2 legs because the Pink Devils progressed 1-0 on mixture.
Nonetheless, Messi did rating when the 2 sides confronted one another a 12 months later within the 2009 last, leading to a 2-0 Barcelona win.
The following conflict got here within the 2011 semis when Ronaldo was at Actual Madrid.
Messi scored twice within the first leg which was sufficient to seal a 3-1 mixture victory.
The Argentine talisman did web towards Juventus earlier this season as Barcelona received 2-0 in Turin, however Ronaldo didn’t characteristic after testing optimistic for coronavirus.
Nonetheless, the Portugal icon was match to guide the road on the Nou Camp on Tuesday.
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And he lastly broke his duck with two targets, leaving it 3-2 to Messi within the battle of the legends.
Ronaldo was delighted along with his efficiency, taking to social media to reward his Juve teammates as nicely.
Ronnie tweeted: “At all times nice to return to Spain and to Catalunya, all the time arduous to play in Camp Nou towards the most effective groups I ever confronted.
“As we speak we had been a group of Champions! A real, sturdy and united household!
“Enjoying like this, we’ve got nothing to concern till the tip of the season… Let’s go!”