Ronaldo in positive mood as Juventus try to reverse 2-0 deficit in Champions League last-16 clash against Atletico Madrid.
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Cristiano Ronaldo says he enjoys at Juventus and is enjoying scoring goals in Italy.
The forward is confident he can assist Juventus to reverse a 2-0 deficit in Tuesday night’s last-16 second-leg clash with Atletico Madrid in Turin.
He informed Juventus TELEVISION: “I have obvious, just my commitment and my enthusiasm for this sport, I like to play football more than anything else.
” I’ve enjoyed myself in Portugal, England, and Spain and I am now doing so in Italy. For me, it’s a satisfaction to score objectives and to assist my team win. I’m pleased.”
With Ronaldo, Juve are yet to lose in 27 league games to date this season, and the defeat in Madrid came amidst a run of 5 successive domestic triumphes.
The former Manchester United and Genuine Madrid star has actually scored an excellent 697 goals in 984 games in his profession up until now.
Having scored 22 objectives against Atletico in 31 appearances for arch-rivals Real and transformed the winning charge in the 2016 Champions League last shoot-out, Ronaldo is positive he can still reach the quarter-finals with his new club.
” Everybody understands that they are a strong group, they safeguard effectively, they don’t take a lot of threats and they use the counter-attack,” the five-time Champions League winner included.
” However we are prepared, and we will do whatever we can to beat them.”
Atletico Madrid has actually won their last 5 games in all competitions, and reached the last 16 for the 5th time in six seasons.
But Simeone is determined his side will take absolutely nothing for granted regardless of their strong benefit from the first leg.
Simeone informed an interview: “They (Juventus) are a very strong team with top players in every position. We have to stay calm, be modest and understand that we’re playing a very strong side.”