Cristiano Ronaldo: Pele hails Portuguese after winning 2nd Serie A title with Juventus

Cristiano Ronaldo: Pele hails Portuguese after winning 2nd Serie A title with Juventus

- Cristiano Ronaldo has been praised by Brazilian legend Pele

- Pele described Cristiano Ronaldo as a modern day athlete

- Ronaldo has won the Serie A title for the second time in two seasons

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Cristiano Ronaldo has received great encomium from football great Pele who was impressed with his incredible performances which has helped Juventus win the Serie A title for this season.

The Portugal international who joined Juventus last two seasons from Real Madrid has now won two Italian League titles with the Old Lady.

With two games to end the season in Italy, Juventus are champions regardless the outcome of their final two games of the term.

Ronaldo who has been superb since football returned to Europe has also scored 31 goals for the Old Lady this term and should end up winning the golden boot.

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According to the report on UK Sun, Brazilian legend Pele described Ronaldo as the best modern day athlete stressing that he is proud of the five-time Ballon d'Or winner.

"Cristiano Ronaldo is the modern athlete, who shows everyone that success always comes for those who are committed and love what they do.

"In addition to him, I want to pay tribute to the incredible Douglas Costa , Alex Sandro and Danilo. Congratulations on the championship, Juventus,'' Pele explained.

Last term, Juventus were sent out of the Champions League by Ajax, but the Old Lady are still in this season's championship with their next game against Lyon.

Ronaldo who has won the Champions League four times at Real Madrid will want to be decorated also with the medal at the Turin based side.

Cristiano Ronaldo: Pele hails the Portuguese after winning 2nd Serie A title with Juventus

Cristiano Ronaldo: Pele hails the Portuguese after winning 2nd Serie A title with Juventus (photo: Getty)
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Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Danilo was left unhappy after he was not recognized alongside Juventus teamamte Cristiano Ronaldo as the only player to have won trophies in England, Italy and Spain.

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The Bianconeri were crowned champions of Italy for the ninth consecutive time after defeating Sampdoria by 2-0 at the weekend.

But FIFA did not realize that Ronaldo is not the only one to have won league titles in three out of Europe's top five leagues.

The Brazilian defender likewise has the same record with the Portuguese superstar, winning league titles with Real Madrid, Manchester City and Juventus.

And Danilo was quick to remind the world football governing body FIFA that he too has won league titles in those three countries.

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