Cristiano Ronaldo scores in Juventus v Juventus B match
In a small Italian city with a inhabitants of 4,000 individuals, 5,000 followers packed out the stadium to observe Cristiano Ronaldo rating eight minutes into his first look in a Juventus shirt.
The membership’s annual curtain-raiser – a pleasant in opposition to the Juventus B workforce – is organised yearly by the Previous Girl homeowners, the Agnelli household, within the small city of Villar Perosa, exterior of Turin.
5-time Ballon d’Or winner Ronaldo, 33, who signed from Real Madrid for £99.2m in July, scored the primary objective and created one other in Sunday’s 5-Zero victory, which attracted large curiosity.
The city’s inhabitants swelled earlier than the sport, because the bars and eating places have been heaving with followers and media.
Followers chanted “Ronaldo, carry us the Champions League” throughout his 45-minute cameo and one supporter tried to hug the brand new quantity seven as he left the pitch at half-time.
The match was deserted after 72 minutes as a result of annual custom of followers operating onto the pitch.
After the sport, gamers signed autographs and posed for images, whereas defender Leonardo Bonucci – who has rejoined the membership after a yr with AC Milan – was stripped to his underwear.
“Now one of the best workforce on the planet has one of the best participant on the planet,” stated John Elkann, the chair of Fiat, an organization based by the Agnelli household. “It is nice to see what a pure match he [Ronaldo] is within the black-and-white shirt and the way effectively he is slotted into the workforce.
“Villar Perosa brings the Juve household collectively. This can be a one-off second, distinctive to Juventus, for all those that love the Bianconeri.”
The Agnelli household have invited the groups to play a pleasant yearly since 1955. Juventus B received the primary recreation 3-2, however they haven’t overwhelmed the primary workforce within the match since 2005.