After Lionel Messi and Neymar paid their tributes, Cristiano Ronaldo hailed Kobe Bryant following the basketball icon's death on Sunday.
Piotr Zielinski and Lorenzo Insigne scored in the second half as Napoli beat Serie A champions Juventus 2-1 at home on Sunday.
Juventus' winning run has given Maurizio Sarri encouragement as he suggests they face their toughest title race in several seasons.
Juventus beat Roma 3-1 in their Coppa Italia quarter-final after goals from Cristiano Ronaldo, Rodrigo Bentancur and Leonardo Bonucci.
As he is not a one-club player, Kylian Mbappe is using Cristiano Ronaldo's career as inspiration rather than Lionel Messi's.
Juventus boss Maurizio Sarri has no worries about Cristiano Ronaldo playing three times in a week if he is at full fitness.
Any failings on Cristiano Ronaldo's part are made up for 100-fold, says Juventus coach Maurizio Sarri.
Juventus were made to work hard by Parma, but a pair of Cristiano Ronaldo goals ensured the champions claimed an "important" win.
A typically inspirational two-goal turn from Cristiano Ronaldo saw Juventus open up a four-point gap to Inter at the top of Serie A.
Paulo Dybala shone in Cristiano Ronaldo's absence in midweek but Maurizio Sarri has backed his star forwards to work well in tandem.