In 2016, Juventus penned a six-year extension with Adidas that made the German sports apparel brand official jersey partner of the Serie A club for GBP 20 million. Including 4 Champions League crowns, 4 Ballon D'ors, 3 FIFA Club World Cups, 2 La Liga titles, 2 Spanish Cups, among many others.
"I'm a person who likes to think about the present", he said.
I want to win. That is why I am so proud of being here and the way I have come here.
Asked if the Italian champions were getting one of the greatest-ever players, he added: "I think so". There had been some disquiet over his transfer, with Fiat workers going on strike in protest over the amount of money spent on the player, but his reception proved that the signing has gone down well with most fans. You all know my statistics.
"After the experiences in Manchester and in Madrid, I'd like to make my mark on the history of Juventus".
Ronaldo left Madrid after nine years in which he broke numerous records including becoming the club's all-time top goalscorer with 450 goals in 438 games across all competitions. It was hard in Manchester United and Real Madrid to win the Ballon d'Or but I want to be the best.More news: Thai Cave Rescuer Threatens to Sue Elon Musk Over ‘Pedo’ Remark
Some see it as an extravagant sum for a player who, although a five-time Ballon d'Or victor, is entering the latter stages of a glittering career.
New Juventus signing Cristiano Ronaldo of Portugal arrives at Juventus J Medical in Turin, Italy, on Monday.
"It was straightforward due to the power and the size of the club", said Ronaldo, who stated Juventus' offer was the only one on the table for him this close-season. "It increases your motivation to start work".
"I am so proud they were interested in me". Now 33 years old, an age at which most players are far past their prime, he is moving from the European Champions for a profit. I will show I am not like the others. It's an emotional moment for me because I'm not 23, I'm 33. And I will never turn my back on my national team.
"I can't wait to play".