Cristiano Ronaldo : The Juventus Chapter | Sent off on Juve CL debut | Misses game at OT?

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    van der star newprawn warrior Scout

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    Officially confirmed by Real Madrid - https://www.realmadrid.com/noticias...m_medium=social&utm_campaign=organico?vauto=1

    Feels strange even typing this but I am really excited to see the GOAT playing in the Serie A. Can't wait to head to Turin for some games this year. Let the discussion begin!

    CR7 stats -

    -915 games : 658 goals & 208 assists

    -scored over 50 goals in 6 consecutive seasons between 2010-11 and 2015-16

    -in 2014-15 he scored 61 goals in 54 games

    -118 goals in 292 games for Manchester United

    -he failed to score in his first 29 Champions League games, then went on to score 120 goals in 121 games

    -nobody has scored more La Liga hat-tricks than Ronaldo’s 34, and only Lionel Messi can match his record of eight in a season

    -he is level with former Juventino Michel Platini for goals scored at the European Championships on 9 goals

    -holds the Portugal record for both caps [152] and goals [85]

    -leaves Real Madrid as the club’s all-time top goalscorer [438], all time league goalscorer [301] and all-time European scorer [102]
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    J-Stander Correctly predicted Portugal to win Euro 2016

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    Feck awffffffff. Can’t believe it to be honest.
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    charlenefan Far less insightful than the other Charley

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    :(
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    Sunny Jim Full Member

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    Wow, great deal for all parties. I bet Buffon wants to return to Juve at this point.
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    Adisa likes to take afvanadva wothowi doubt Scouse Lover

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    Great deal for everyone.
    Real sign best player in the world at 23, scored 450 goals and sell him at 33 for a profit. Incredible transfer.
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    Reynoldo Full Member

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    Guess I'll be watching even more of Juve this coming season
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    Kapardin Full Member

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    I reckon he will stay at Juve till he's 38 and go to MLS to play till 42. Beast of a player.
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    Massive Spanner Thinks Geoff Shreeves has one

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    Absolutely bleedin' bananas.
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    GhastlyHun Full Member

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    Hell frozen over?
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    Valar Morghulis Full Member

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    The last line in Real Madrid's statement is sad. "Real Madrid will always be your home." Obviously it's true. Best of luck to him, I can see him providing Juve with 5 solid years of 30+ minimum goals, most likely over 40+ for at least the first three.

    GOAT.
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    JuveGER Full Member

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    Holy crap! This actually happened. I thought it was a joke when the rumour first came up (from Tuttosport of all papers). I welcome all his bandwagoners to our club (except Cal)! :D
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    Cloud7 Full Member

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    All the best in Italy mate. Tear them to shreds
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    Raoul Admin Staff

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    It will be a short but fruitful chapter.
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    Red Stone Full Member

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    His Real Madrid career is going to be talked about for decades. Absolutely insane.

    You know he's going to rip the piss out of Serie A too.
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    Big Ben Foster Correctly predicted Portugal to win Euro 2016

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    It's not like he was playing for free while he was there.
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    KM I’m afraid I just blue myself Staff

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    This is the shocking transfer I think I've ever seen. Beats the Neymar to PSG for me, absolutely absurd.
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    Hernandez - BFA The Way to Fly

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    Read the OP and assumed it was another player moving to Serie A instead :Wenger:

    Anyway, should be an interesting move. I look forward to it.
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    Ace of Spades Full Member

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    Still feels weird.
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    Sly Hang Ten Scout

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    He finally left Real Madrid. Happy days.
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    JuveGER Full Member

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    The irony if our streak of seven consecutive league titles and four consecutive doubles ends with him...
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    Infestissumam Full Member

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    football, bloody hell.
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    Dan Smells of wee

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    I’m surprised how quick the deal went through.
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    Zoo Full Member

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    Penny for Buffon’s thoughts..
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    luke511 Full Member

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    Makes us look so bad for selling him at that price
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    vangagal Full Member

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    One of Neymar or Hazard will be heading to Madrid i reckon.
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    villain caf sexpert

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    Lebron to Lakers
    Ronaldo to Juve

    Wtf is happening
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    horsechoker Sailor vee, this is a right off.

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    Juve will probably get 2 good seasons out of him, most likely reach another CL final and possibly win it. I actually see this as part of Juve's attempts to boost their marketability like when they changed their emblem, no doubt people all over the world will take an interest in Juventus and buy Juventus merchandise, especially with Ronaldo attached. He's managed to balance his individualism along with being a team player and I think he'll become more of a team player as he ages and his speed decreases. Juventus don't often get it wrong with transfers so I'm sure they have a plan in place for him.
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    bosnian_red Worst scout to ever exist

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    Happy for him tbh. It's a great deal for all parties and a move that really makes sense for both him and Juventus. Not a club in the world that would have been a better place for him to go to for his legacy at this stage in his career then Juventus really. Slower league, can prolong his career but will still dominate with the guarantee of big trophies and competing for the CL as well. Coming to United/staying at Madrid past this point doesn't really do anything for his legacy.
    Hope he kills it.
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    Morpheus 7 Full Member

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    Boo.....United should have went in for him. Will rip up Serie A, smart by Juve and player. I can see it working well there, god forbidding a bad injury.
    I'd say there is going to be some serious movement in this transfer window now, who are Juve selling. Who are Real buying?
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    Nedved Full Member

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    I can’t believe it either! But yes, everyone needs to remember we were Juve fans even when we had Matri and Quagliarella leading the line, or better, Bojinov and Palladino. :D
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    Carlsen19 Full Member

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    Could that be the real reason why Zidane left then?
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    Wiltord02 Full Member

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    Interesting that he chose Juventus. Thought he might have come back to England with all the money splashing around.
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    KirkDuyt Full Member

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    Wow this actually happened..
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    SportingCP96 Full Member

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    If he dominates Serie A and wins CL with them then he has to be top 2 I am sad to see him go but its exciting to see him potentially dominate a third league. Next season I hope to see Real Madrid vs Juve with Ronaldo scoring in Spain.
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    vangagal Full Member

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    Money talks, especially for Ronnie
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    FlawlessThaw most 'know it all' poster

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    Transfer prices are from different worlds. He's gone for £105m, imagine how much Kane would cost now and he's probably the Ronaldo equivalent from the Premier League.
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    Prodigy24 New Member

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    I thought it was just bs when I read the rumours last week and expected him to get a better contract at Real like always, so I'm quite surprised how. Just an incredible transfer of an incredible player. Shame it's Juventus and not United. Will make the Serie A interesting now.
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    Tom Van Persie No relation

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    Best transfer in history.
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    abdo99 Full Member City Lover

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    This is a big statement from Juventus. I didn't think this move would happen at the beginning but clearly Ronaldo doesn't see eye to eye with Perez and I have to applaud him for making this move and testing himself in another league. Juventus are a top team and this is a very good move for him. They win Serie A every year and perhaps this time they can win the CL too. Still it'll be weird to see him in a different shirt because we've all become so accustomed to seeing him in white. Almost 10 years. It's been a very long time.
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    saivet Full Member

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    Looking forward to see how this goes. Will watch a bit more of Juve now.
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    SportingCP96 Full Member

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    Safe to say Juve will continue to dominate Italy for the foreseeable future?