Elkann: 'Ronaldo? The best player is in the best team'
- John Elkann has given some comments concerning the coming season for Juve and Cristiano Ronaldo signing
John Elkann, the president and CEO of the company that has 63% of Juventus shareholding, Exor, has spoken to Sky Sports journalists on the sidelines of the traditional friendly match between Juve first-team and Primavera squads.
"Villar Perosa is a unique moment, which only has Juventus, a match where only Juventus can win and it is a magic moment to see the enthusiasm of children every year", he said. "It is beautiful to see how Juventus is important throughout Italy: this is the reason why Juventus are extraordinary".
The businessman have also assessed Juve's chances of achieving the long-awaited European triumph this season: "The Champions League? Juve is one of the greatest teams in the history of football. This year we are very strong, maybe stronger than ever, we always have very high ambitions. Every year what is achieved is celebrated here".
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Elkann went on to praise the historical signing Cristiano Ronaldo: "Ronaldo is the best in the world and on the strongest team in the world. Today is the first time he plays with his teammates, so we’ll see how he has integrated himself with the squad."