Cristiano Ronaldo left a massive tip for hotel staff before sealing Juventus move

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Cristiano Ronaldo was unveiled as a Juventus player on Monday.

The 33-year-old forward joined the Italian giants in a £99.2m deal after nine successful years at Real Madrid.

Ronaldo just won three consecutive Champions League trophies and left Madrid as the club's all-time leading goalscorer.

"To come to this club at this stage of my career, I am very happy," he said at his presentation in Turin.

"I am well - physically, mentally and emotionally," he said. "That is why I am so proud of being here and the way I have come here.

"I am different from all the other players who think that their career is over at my age, but I want to show the others that I am different. It is very emotional for me at the club now because I am not 23, I am 33."

The former Manchester United winger will reportedly pocket £500,000-a-week in Italy.

Ronaldo's kindness

After Portugal's World Cup elimination, Ronaldo flew directly to the Costa Navarino resort in the Peloponnese region of Greece.

Portugal were knocked out after losing 2-1 to Uruguay in the Round of 16.

Uruguay v Portugal : Round of 16 - 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia

According to The Sun, the five time Ballon d'Or winner was so impressed by the hotel staff that he left a whopping tip of £17,850 before jetting off to Italy.

Ronaldo shared a photo from the resort in which he could be seen dining with his loved ones.

The 33-year-old attacker reportedly asked the hotel management to split the tip equally among all the workers.

A very classy touch from the new Juventus hitman.

Jose Mourinho believes Ronaldo's transfer has boosted Serie A to compete with the Premier League and La Liga.

"The Spanish League no longer has the two best players in the world. Now one’s in Spain and the other’s in Italy," said the Man United boss.


"In England, the Premier League is the most competitive championship with top players. Now there are three dimensions to look at.

"Now everyone looks at Italy for Ronaldo, the Premier League because it’s the best league and Spain for Messi.

"Serie A has become one of the most important championships in the world.


"In football, everything can change."

Despite Juve's dominance in Italy, the Old Lady have gone 22 years without tasting success in Europe's elite competition.

They've lost five Champions League finals since beating Ajax on penalties in 1996.

Can Ronaldo lead Juventus to Champions League success? Let us know what you think by leaving a comment below.

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