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Cristiano Ronaldo wasted a free-kick against Torino.

Cristiano Ronaldo's shot went out for a throw-in during Juventus v Torino

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Cristiano Ronaldo is enjoying life at Juventus.

The Portuguese forward has hit the ground running in Italy, scoring 11 times in 20 games.

He's been integral as Juventus are unbeaten in Serie A after 15 games.

The 33-year-old is also visibly much happier in Turin, too.

Earlier this week, Ronaldo commented how he felt Juventus felt like 'more of a family' than Real Madrid.

"It isn't right to name someone specific but I can say that this is the best group in which I've played," Ronaldo told La Gazzetta dello Sport, per Marca.

"Here, we are a squad, elsewhere, some players feel bigger than the others, instead here, everyone is on the same level, they are humble and want to win.

"If Dybala or Mandzukic don't score, they are still happy and you see them smile. For me it is beautiful, to feel that difference.

"It's very different to Madrid, here it is more of a family."

Cristiano Ronaldo during Torino v Juventus

Ronaldo was in the starting lineup for the Derby della Mole on Saturday as Juventus looked to preserve their unbeaten start to the season.

But, in the opening half against their bitter rivals, Ronaldo produced perhaps his most embarrassing moment yet in a Juventus shirt.

Juventus had a free-kick in a dangerous position on the just outside Torino's box.

The ball was laid off for Ronaldo to hit, but it's fair to say he did not produce what everyone knows he is capable of.

He skewed his effort horribly, with the ball going out for a Torino throw-in.

Watch the moment below:

Ouch. In fairness, that's not even close to going out for a goal kick. You certainly don't see that every day from Ronaldo.

Juventus have a number of free-kick specialists in the likes of Paulo Dybala and Miralem Pjanic.

Maybe he should leave the majority of the free-kicks to them from now on.

Ronaldo has enjoyed a terrific start to life at Juventus, but this was definitely one moment to forget for the Portuguese superstar.

This is just a rare example that Ronaldo is in fact human.

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