20 Apr Cristiano Ronaldo transfer news: Juventus star pledges potential to club following Serie A victory
The star striker pledged to come back to the Old Lady following eighth straight Serie A victory for Turin giants on Saturday
Cristiano Ronaldo has pledged his immediate future to Juventus in the aftermath of the eighth straight Serie A title.
The Portugal international striker, who combined the Bianconeri out of Real Madrid in the summer, became the first person to win league titles from England, Spain and Italy on Saturday following his team wrapped up the Scudetto.
And if he was rumoured to be contemplating his future following Juventus’ Champions League exit to Ajax midweek, he set to rest which speculation following Saturday’s success.
“Can I be in Juventus following year? ‘Mil a cento’ (1000 percent )” Ronaldo said following the 2-1 victory over Fiorentina that clinched the name.
It was Ronaldo’s cross that was made in by Fiorentina guardian German Pezzella to finish Juve’s comeback success.
The Old Lady had dropped behind to an early goal by Nikola Milenkovic, until Alex Sandro equalised before half time.
Ronaldo’s vow he’ll stay at Turin was in stark contrast to remarks he made after he’d helped Real Madrid into an unprecedented third consecutive Champions League final season.
Immediately following Madrid’s 3-1 victory over Liverpool in Kiev, Ronaldo said:”It had been really great for a Real Madrid…at the coming days I’ll give a result of the lovers, who’ve always been in my side”
Those opinions were created on May 26 2018 and Ronaldo was introduced as a Juventus participant in July at a $105 million (Number 90.9m/$118.1m) deal.
The team name has become regular to the Bianconeri, which particular one being sealed with five matches to go maintains their complete dominance over their national rivals.
Ronaldo was signed up to deliver Champions League glory to Juventus, who have not won Europe’s top club contest since 1996.
They came up short again in this season’s version, losing to Ajax from the quarter-finals on Tuesday.
They may not have progressed even that way had it not been for Ronaldo. Down 2-0 to Atletico Madrid following the first leg at the round 16, Juve were still staring elimination from the face.
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Ronaldo scored a hat-trick at the next leg at a 3-0 win procuring their quarter-final berth.
He scored both of the goals from the eventual defeat into the Dutch team.
Total the 34-year old has scored 25 targets in 38 matches in all competitions this season, leading scoring in both Serie A and Champions League playwith.