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Cristiano Ronaldo has exchanged banging goals in La Liga for fighting Serie A defenders

CR7 might not have scored in Italy yet but he has definitely left a big impression

Three games without scoring is not a goal drought.

Well that’s unless your name is Cristiano Ronaldo and you normally like to score at least twice before you have your weetabix.

Ronny left Spain as one of the most lethal goalscorers in the world, but it hasn’t clicked for him in Italy just yet.

The left eye would be getting vaseline if this was a boxing match

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The left eye would be getting vaseline if this was a boxing match

CR7 hasn’t been able to find the back of the net against Chievo, Lazio and Parma and some have even claimed he isn’t celebrating his team-mates’ goals.

That is not have Ronaldo would have expected life in Italy to start after moving to Juventus for just shy of £100m in the summer.

But he has found a new hobby that has kept him more than occupied.

Now, we would be the last people to recommend trying to rough up the hardmen of Serie A but it seems to be working for Ronaldo and Juventus with three wins from three.

And luckily for him, Giorgio Chiellini is on his team.

Ronaldo was shifted through the mix zone after Juve won at Parma, shielded by bodyguards covering his face as he tried to hide his swollen left eye that was just ripening into a peachy black eye.

But, being the nice guy he is, he still had time to stop and sign something for a young fan. Aw.

However, this isn’t the first time Ronaldo has been involved in a physical altercation on the pitch in his short career in Serie A.

Head most definitely in the wrong place

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Head most definitely in the wrong place

Chievo’s goalkeeper Stefano Sorrentino is still in recovery after a grim collision with the Portuguese icon two weeks ago.

Sorrentino bravely tried to get in the way and made contact with Ronaldo’s rock-hard frame which left him with a broken nose, whiplash and a bruised shoulder.

Confirming Ronaldo does most certainly not skip leg day.

However, if defenders think that Ronaldo’s pretty-boy image means he can’t handle himself, think again.

And as soon as he starts getting on to the scoresheet the rest of Serie A will have far bigger problems on their hands.

As for Ronny himself, just try not to wind anyone up as you might find yourself in a sticky situation on a Naples backstreet one day.


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