Costa Reveals Why Cristiano Ronaldo Joined Juventus

Angel RiveroMARCA

Juventus player Douglas Costa has spoken on the work ethic of Cristiano Ronaldo who recently got signed by the Bianconeri.

Ronaldo, who won the award a year ago, topped the scoring charts with 15 goals in the competition as Real Madrid won a third consecutive European crown.

Madrid's all-time leading scorer arrives in Turin as Juventus seek an eighth consecutive Serie A title, though, the Champions League has proved to be elusive.

"Ronaldo is a really important player, but we also have Dybala and other important players". Interestingly, Marcelo didn't say a final farewell to Ronaldo on social media after his departure from Madrid last month.

Juventus have signed Ronaldo not to cement their domestic dominance, after winning seven straight league titles, but to boost their worldwide profile and bag their first Champions League triumph in over two decades.

Gerard Piqué confirms the end of his Spain career
The 31-year-old made the last of his 102 worldwide appearances in Spain's World Cup last-16 loss to Russian Federation . And despite the presence of former Barca boss Luis Enrique on the Spain bench , Pique has chose to call it a day.

"Ronaldo has everything to take us to another level, and it can make this season very important one".

According to Tuttosport, Ronaldo had said before that he would like to play with Marcelo again, and had reportedly urged the Juventus board to bring Marcelo in.

The 31-year-old pushed to leave Milan even after hedge fund Elliott Management took ownership of the club from a disastrous Chinese consortium that spent big but had constant trouble keeping up with its financial commitments.

Midfielder Dani Ceballos said Lopetegui's approach differed to that of Zidane, while agreeing with Bale's assessment of the Madrid attack. "Then I realised that decisions taken in anger aren't always the right ones", he said. "We have to keep improving and we're really looking forward to starting the new season".

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