- Cristiano Ronaldo played all 90 minutes in Juventus' 2-0 win over Inter Milan
- The 35-year-old waved to imaginary fans after the match despite being played behind closed doors
- Juve are back at the summit of the Serie A table after matchday 26
Two second-half goals from Paulo Dybala and Aaron Ramsey were all Juventus needed to reclaim the Italian League top spot.
The Old Lady defeated Antonio Conte's Inter Milan 2-0 at the Allianz Stadium to ensure they get their title chance back on track. They now have 63 points from 26 matches.
Meanwhile, Cristiano Ronaldo paid tribute to imaginary fans after their victory after knowing that the match was played behind closed doors.
The match was initially scheduled for March 1, but the outbreak of deadly coronavirus forced the game to be postponed.
With the virus spreading beyond control, the organisers settled that the game be played without the presence of the fans at the venue.
Besides waving at empty seats, the 35-year-old also grinned and then went ahead to applaud all corners stadium.
The forward failed to find the back of the net in his 1000th senior appearance but assisted Ramsey's first goal of the meeting.
Ronaldo featured all through the match despite his manager hinting he would not be part of the game after traveling early last week to visit his mother who was rushed to the hospital due to stroke.
Few days after, he shared an update saying his mother was getting better but will respect fans to respect their privacy.
YEN.com.gh earlier reported that Lionel Messi has edged rival Cristiano Ronaldo to become the top scorer of all-time in Europe’s top five leagues.
The Argentine star surpassed Ronaldo after scoring a penalty to hand Barcelona all three points in their 1-0 win against Real Sociedad on Saturday, March 7, as the Catalans move to the top of La Liga temporarily.
Messi’s 81st-minute penalty was his 438th goal in his 474th game in La Liga, which means he has now scored one more than Ronaldo, who has scored 437 times in 540 games for Manchester United, Real Madrid, and Juventus.