Ronaldo opens Juventus account in win over Sassuolo

After  joining  from Real Madrid in a deal worth €112million, the Portuguese had to wait until his fourth game before scoring is first Serie A goals.

An excited Ronaldo was very grateful to his teammates for their support.

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“I’m very happy, we started well,” he told Mediaset.

“Sassuolo defend well, but we put in an intense performance and deserved to win. I really wanted to score these first goals and I’m happy to have found the net.

“This is football. The important thing is that the team wins. Obviously, I was a little tense with all the talk of Real Madrid and not scoring, but I thank my team-mates for supporting me throughout.

“I knew that I was working well and it was only a matter of time. I am adapting well to Italian football.”

Juventus eventually won 2-1 relying on Ronaldo’s two goals.

The 33-year old and his teammates will now prepare for their first Champions League group stage match against Valencia on Wednesday.

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