- Cristiano Ronaldo is said to be ready for football action
- The Portuguese international is back in Italy ahead of Serie A resumption
- Filipe Goncalves says the the striker is happy at Juventus and called him a beast
Cristiano Ronaldo is back in Turin, Italy, after spending close to two months back home in Madeira Portugal, no thanks to the dreaded coronavirus crisis which has shut-down the globe.
Young Nacional de Madeira goalkeeper Felipe Goncalves who was the legend’s training partner back home disclosed that the Juventus striker is happy at the Italian club.
Goncalves added that Ronaldo is raring to go as he is fit even as he called the Juventus star a beast who is hoping for a restart of the league season as quickly as possible.
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Cristiano Ronaldo is “very happy” at Juventus and in “great shape” ahead of a potential return to action, says Filipe Goncalves, a young goalkeeper at Nacional de Madeira who has been working with the Portuguese during lockdown.
The Juventus striker and family returned to Italy after spending the entire lockdown period in his home town in Madeira, Portugal.
Ronaldo, partner Georgina Rodriguez and the children returned to Italy in his a private jet owned by the former Real Madrid striker after they all spent two months away.
CR7 is ready to join his team-mates as they hope the Serie A will resume any moment in a bid to win more laurels.
It was gathered that the 35-year-old wanted to return to Italy as soon as possible and now they are staying in a stunning property many describe as a haven.
"He seemed very happy with his experience in Italy, in Turin and in particular to play at Juventus,” Goncalves told Tuttosport, cited in GOAL.
“He told me several times that the club is very large, organised and he has huge admiration for the Juventus fans, who care so much about him.”
“The training lasted an hour.
“But Cristiano arrived at the field after having already trained at home. And after the shots on goal he did technical exercises and shots.
“Sometimes I tried to run with him, but it is impossible to keep up with him: he is a beast!
"He is in great shape, he trained a lot in Madeira. Another partner of mine, Pedro Andrade, started working with us," added Goncalves.
Legit.ng earlier reported that all 20 Serie A clubs have voted in favor of completing the current league season, despite the coronavirus risk.
This followed an emergency meeting held on Friday, May 1, amid reports several sides including Torino FC and Brescia wanted the season scrapped.
The top flight has been suspended since March 2020 with Italy at the time being the hardest hit European country in terms of coronavirus cases and deaths.
However, players are preparing for a return to full training as early as May 18.
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