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.
“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.