Players React to Ronaldo Leaving To Juventus

Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo with the Champions League trophy during a ceremony.

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Cristiano Ronaldo will play at Juventus next season. The recently arisen saga, which gained much traction over the past week, was concluded with the confirmed by Real Madrid. The move is reported to be worth £105 million, and will mark a significant change in the way both clubs will function.

Madrid will have lost a worthy legend and Juventus may have just acquired the apt player to take forward their dream of possibly winning the ever-elusive Champions League title at last.

In an open letter to fans, Ronaldo stated: “Real Madrid has conquered my heart, and that of my family, and that is why more than ever I want to say thank you: thank you to the club, the president, the directors, my colleagues, all the staff, doctors, physios and incredible people that make everything work.”

He finished his letter by saying: “Thanks to everyone and, of course, as I said that first time in our stadium nine years ago: Hala Madrid!”

Several players reacted to the shocking move, which is bound to cause ripples across European football.

Judging by Ronaldo’s World Cup antics, an era to be reckoned may be on the verge of beginning in Italy. A new chapter awaits?