The European football governing body popularly known as UEFA has reacted after Portugal national team captain Cristiano Ronaldo and Andrea Pirlo’s Juventus football club of Italy crashed out of the UEFA champions League, following their away goals rule defeat to Sergio Conceicao led Portuguese Primeira Liga Champions FC Porto at Allianz Stadium on Tuesday, as the five times Ballon D’or winner sets an unwanted record.
The five times UEFA Champions League winner has been trying all he could do to help the Old Lady progress to the next round of the UEFA champions League since last season, but all his efforts have not been successful, as they’ve now crashed out in the round of 16 for the second time in a row.
Juventus football club were defeated on away goal rule by French Ligue 1 giants Olympique Lyon last season in the round of 16, and they still lost to FC Porto in the same round this season on away goal rule.
Federico Chiesa’s brace and Andrien Rabiot’s goals were not enough to guide Andrea Pirlo led Juventus to the quarter final of the competition, after conceding two great goals from Sergio Oliveira in the game.
With Cristiano Ronaldo’s inability to progress to the quarter final of the UEFA champions League for the second time in a row, it means he has created an unwanted record.
“Cristiano Ronaldo crashed out of the UEFA champions League round of 16 in a second straight seasons for the first time in 15 years. ”
Reacting after Cristiano Ronaldo set an unwanted record, after Juventus football club crashed out of the UEFA champions League in the round of 16 to FC Porto, UEFA posted on their verified Twitter handle that;
“Cristiano Ronaldo and Juventus football club exit UEFA Champions League at round of 16 stage for second season in a row.”
Cristiano Ronaldo and his teammates will now be looking forward to shifting their attention to the Italian serie A and Coppa Italian A final, in their pursuit for silverware this season.