Cristiano Ronaldo carried the scoring burden for Juventus in its 2–1 win over Empoli on Saturday, scoring goals in the 54th and 70th minute. The star forward now has seven goals in 10 Serie A matches this season.
Even in his absence, Lionel Messi was the centre of attention on Wednesday. The cameras panned to him, wearing a baseball cap and sitting next to the eldest of his three sons inside Camp Nou, before Barcelona's Champions League game against Inter Milan and the chanting started. "Messsssi, Messsssi."