Cristiano Ronaldo Scores In First Juventus Friendly Apperance

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Ronaldo started the match and marked the occasion with a goal before an own goal and a quick fire brace from Paulo Dybala gave Juventus a commandable lead heading into the break.

While the Serie A season doesn't kick off until next week, Juventus fans are getting their first look at the great Portuguese as he takes part in a friendly against Juventus B, the Bianconeri's second/feeder team.

"I've been coming here since I was 12 years old back in the 1960s, when (Gianni) Agnelli would arrive here in a helicopter", he said.

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It took the five-time Balon d'Or victor just eight minutes to get his name on the scoresheet for the Old Lady.

His domestic form last season - despite scoring 26 goals in La Liga - was below the nearly superhuman levels that had characterised his time in Spain as Madrid finished third behind local rivals Atletico and a whole 17 points behind champions Barcelona.

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The chants of "Cristiano, Cristiano" had barely died down when the five-times Ballon d'Or victor provoked Juve's second by forcing the unfortunate youth team defender Riccardo Cappellini to poke past his own goalkeeper three minutes later.

"Maybe. Of course, it helps when you see the people like you, the supporters and club like you, the feeling is completely different".

Ronaldo once again stopped and signed more autographs than any of his teammates, while security desperately tried to stop young fans from being crushed in the surge before their leading man left for the team bus, accompanied by wild applause.

Ronaldo stunned Real Madrid fans last month when he joined Juventus for an Italian league record sum of €112 million (NZ$194m).

Ronaldo, who joined the Serie A champions last month in a deal worth a £100million, made the ideal start to life in Turin.

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