The former Real Madrid superstar formalised his four-year deal with the Italian giants earlier this week after a fee in the excess of
"It all started when we started negotiating with João Cancelo, who has the same agent as Ronaldo, Jorge Mendes," Marotta told Corriere della Sera, via Football Italia.
"Cristiano Ronaldo was the first to believe in this, he chose Juventus and when we realised that we could seize the opportunity, the club's shareholders agreed and supported the transfer, I insist, this was a great team effort."
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The existing TV deal for Serie-A is worth €973m / yr for 2018-2021.
With Cristiano Ronaldo's arrival at Juve, the TV deal for Serie-A could now rise up to a max of €1.113bn / yr, based on pre-defined parameters related to rise in subscribers & business results. pic.twitter.com/7Q9BnHKslz
“We want to express maximum satisfaction and happiness at signing Cristiano [Ronaldo] and his decision to join Juventus.
“Cristiano’s very happy to play for one of the biggest clubs in the world. He’s already decided where he’ll live - a beautiful penthouse in the middle of Turin,” he added.