In Turin Juventus have told how they managed to poach striker Cristiano Ronaldo from real Madrid
All the details of that, how was the signing of the Portuguese star opened the sports Director of the Italian club Fabio Partici.
According to the representative of Juventus, initially with the opportunity to purchase Cristiano Ronaldo was a surprise to him, but important role in the transfer played by the fact that the player himself was interested in moving to the Turin team.
“You may not believe me, but it happened before the Champions League match between real Madrid and Juventus. I met with Ronaldo agent Jorge Mendes, and he told me that if Cristiano decides to leave real, he doesn’t want to go anywhere except Juventus. After that I started to explore the possibility of transfer.
Later, the agent Ronaldo announced I desired salary and transfer fee. I asked him the time and said he would return to this issue in a few days. If I refused, he started to contact other clubs.
I had a lot to think about. At that time we had Gonzalo Higuain, who had to sell. But Ronaldo is a star that can give a lot to the team and provide new commercial opportunities. In the end, I came to the conclusion that you have to try.
We met with the leaders of Juventus and all agreed. We wanted to shock everyone, to get to talk about us and to get the club to a new level.
I told the guide that I was told to give Mendes: “If Juventus wants Cristiano, he will go. Ronaldo doesn’t want anywhere except Juventus” — quoted Partici La Gazzetta dello Sport.
Recall that Cristiano Ronaldo moved from real Madrid to Juventus in the summer of 2018, having signed with Juventus a four-year contract with wages of 30 million euros per year. The transfer price was a record for Italian clubs 112 million euros.
In his debut season for Juventus Cristiano Ronaldo has already held tournaments in all 31 games of his 20 goals. At the moment the Portuguese striker with 18 goals leading the scoring race in the Italian Serie A.
Recall about the sex scandal with Ronaldo: “victim” called the question price
As reported Politeka, “victim” Ronaldo told all the details: Lured into the bath.
Also Politeka told Cristiano Ronaldo was suspended from matches for the Portuguese national team after the sex scandal.