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How Italian and Spanish newspapers reacted to the Cristiano Ronaldo Juventus transfer

BACK PAGE STAR

The 33-year-old is swapping Madrid for Turin after nine years in Spain

He’s kind of a big deal, isn’t he?

Having made headlines when he left Manchester United in 2009, Cristiano Ronaldo is once again front and back page news following his transfer to Juventus.

The 33-year-old is leaving Real Madrid where he cemented his place as one of the world’s best players to join the Italian champions in a £99.2million deal.

Here, talkSPORT.com looks at how the newspapers in Italy and Spain reacted to Ronaldo’s decision.

ITALY

The front page of La Gazzetta dello Sport screams: ‘He arrives!’

The front page of La Gazzetta dello Sport screams: ‘He arrives!’

The headline on TuttoSport says: ‘Ronaldo is a Bianconero (black and white) Here he is!

The headline on TuttoSport says: ‘Ronaldo is a Bianconero (black and white) Here he is!

Above the ‘Fiat Lux’ headline, it reads ‘The deal with Real, Andrea’s blitz, the CR7 dream is a reality: Juve light up Serie A again’

Above the ‘Fiat Lux’ headline, it reads ‘The deal with Real, Andrea’s blitz, the CR7 dream is a reality: Juve light up Serie A again’

SPAIN

On the front page of AS it says ‘Goodbye, Cristiano – it was beautiful while it lasted’

On the front page of AS it says ‘Goodbye, Cristiano – it was beautiful while it lasted’

Mundo Deportivo mention the fact Ronaldo scored 450 goals for Real and the club will now target Neymar below a headline reading: ‘CR SETTE’ with ‘sette’ being Italian for seven

Mundo Deportivo mention the fact Ronaldo scored 450 goals for Real and the club will now target Neymar below a headline reading: ‘CR SETTE’ with ‘sette’ being Italian for seven

Marca describe Ronaldo as a legend and say there will never be anyone like you

Marca describe Ronaldo as a legend and say there will never be anyone like you

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