Cristiano Ronaldo said he is not obsessed with winning the Champions League but acknowledged he joined Juventus partly to help them claim the title for the first time in more than two decades.
Ronaldo has won the competition five times, including in each of the last three seasons with Real Madrid, and while Juve have reached the final twice in the last four years, they have not won it since 1996.
"I don't see the Champions League as an obsession," Ronaldo said at a news conference on Monday. "As...
Cristiano Ronaldo said it was not a difficult decision to leave Real Madrid to join Juventus during his official presentation in Turin on Monday, saying "grazie mille" to the Italian club at the end of an eventful day.
After landing in the Piedmont capital on Sunday evening, the 33-year-old Portuguese forward arrived at the Allianz Stadium on Monday morning for an obligatory medical, after which he met some of his new teammates at Juve's nearby Continassa training centre.
The move marks the end of a nine-year spell at the Bernabeu, where the reigning Ballon d'Or winner won two La Liga titles and four Champions Leagues. But as Ronaldo explained it, the time was right for a change.
Cristiano Ronaldo is leaving Real Madrid to sign with Italian champions Juventus, both clubs announced on Tuesday.
The reigning Ballon d'Or winner will end his nine-year spell at Real Madrid with a move to Turin following a reported rift with Real Madrid president Florentino Perez over a new contract.
"Real Madrid would like to communicate that we have listened to the wish and request expressed by player Cristiano Ronaldo and have agreed to his transfer to Juventus FC," the Champions League holders...
Jurgen Klopp believes the concussion Loris Karius suffered in the Champions League final is "100 percent the explanation" for his errors in the 3-1 defeat to Real Madrid.
Karius made two mistakes that directly led to Real goals in the final in May after sustaining a blow to the head from Sergio Ramos while defending a corner in the 48th minute, and he was later found to have suffered a concussion as a result of the Ramos incident, with Massachusetts General Hospital saying it "could be possible...