The reaction was led by the Portuguese talisman’s former Madrid teammates and Juventus stars.
With Cristiano Ronaldo sealing a €105m move to Juventus, social media once again broke into a frenzie. The 33-year old has spent nine years in Madrid and watching him leave the club is definitely marks the end of something very special. Rumours about his transfer were gathering pace with each year, but this time finally, the Portugues talisman decided to move to Serie A.
The Portuguese talisman is one of most followed sportsman on the planet and Twitter especially, was set ablaze by the news of his move to Turin, with his former Madrid teammates and Juventus stars leading the way..
— JuventusFC (@juventusfcen) July 10, 2018
His Real Madrid teammates had a heart felt farewell message for him. Sergio Ramos expressed his pleasure to play alongside him.
.@Cristiano, your goals, your numbers and everything we’ve won together speak for themselves. You have earned a special place in the history of @RealMadrid. As Madridistas we’ll remember you always. It’s been a pleasure to play alongside you, bicho. Big hig and good luck! ???????????? pic.twitter.com/NaywaDd3gw
— Sergio Ramos (@SergioRamos) July 10, 2018
Even Toni Kross could not resist himself and expressed the feeling of playing with the true champion
— Toni Kroos (@ToniKroos) July 10, 2018
Nacho Fernandez and Gareth Bale also expressed their comradrie for the Portuguese superstar.
— Nacho Fernández (@nachofi1990) July 10, 2018
An incredible player and a top guy! It has been a pleasure to play alongside you for the last 5 years. Good luck for the future my friend ???????????????? pic.twitter.com/KBYLMYaWjP
— Gareth Bale (@GarethBale11) July 10, 2018
Players starting from Lucas Vazquez to Achraf Hakimi all showed their respect to the talisman
Ha sido un placer, Cris. Simplemente THE BEST. pic.twitter.com/TeF8RVY1RC
— Lucas Vázquez (@Lucasvazquez91) July 10, 2018
— Marco Asensio (@marcoasensio10) July 10, 2018
Para los canteranos siempre has sido un ejemplo a seguir y yo he intentado fijarme en cada detalle para aprender lo máximo posible. Todos los madridistas no te olvidaremos nunca, lo has dado todo por este escudo y esta camiseta. Ha sido un lujo y un orgullo ser tu compañero. pic.twitter.com/0PGpHU6uJ0
— Achraf Hakimi (@AchrafHakimi) July 10, 2018
Whereas Sami Khedira shared a picture from the past claiming his eagerness to be reunited with Ronaldo
Benvenuto a Torino, Cristiano ???????? We had a great time together in Madrid, I can‘t wait to get back to work with you! Today is a special day for @juventusfc! ???????? #FinoAllaFine #ForzaJuve #SK6 @cristiano pic.twitter.com/iU4ULPeHmg
— Sami Khedira (@SamiKhedira) July 10, 2018
Kevin Prince Boateng who had a transfer from Bundesliga to Serie A for Sassuolo had a fine banter for Cristiano.
— Kevin-Prince Boateng (@KPBofficial) July 10, 2018
Starting from Douglas Costa to Paulo Dybala all the Juventus players welcomed Cristiano in his new journey with the Old Lady.
— Paulo Dybala (@PauDybala_JR) July 10, 2018
— Douglas Costa (@douglascosta) July 10, 2018
The Twitterati also never shies away from banter, as tweets regarding Ronaldo fans shifting aliegances to Turin flooded cyberspace.
Ronaldo fans right now. pic.twitter.com/3fcCpNGIpk
— Footy Humour (@FootyHumour) July 10, 2018
Ronaldo fans when they hear Ronaldo to Juventus is almost done now. pic.twitter.com/bOlGMtJygq
— Shizzy Pro™️???????? (@jnr_prof) July 10, 2018
All in all, Ronaldo will definitely set Serie A on fire as the Portuguese talisman will be looking for a new challenge in Turin at the young age of 33!