Following his controversial move from Real Madrid, Cristiano's goal drought got more attention than it deserved, making the Portuguese superstar 'a bit anxious.'
Cristiano Ronaldo has his first Juventus goal! pic.twitter.com/xHBdo3nl1y— B/R Football (@brfootball) September 16, 2018
However, the 5-time Ballon d'Or winner prevailed, bagging a second-half match-winning brace.
"I’m very happy, we started well," he told Sky Sport Italia, as quoted by Football-Espana.
"Sassuolo defended well, but we put in an intense performance and deserved to win.
"Obviously, I was a bit anxious with all the talk after my move from Real Madrid and not scoring, so there were a lot of expectations, but I thank my teammates for supporting me throughout.
@Cristiano Ronaldo is just the fifth player in history to reach 400 career league goals.— SPORF (@Sporf) September 16, 2018
gbsct McGrory: 410
Part of the elite. pic.twitter.com/0ADi0xzP2P
"The Champions League is my favourite tournament. It’s a very difficult group, we know that we can do well and Juve must focus on being the best."
The seven-time Serie A champions kick-start their Champions League campaign facing Valencia on Wednesday.