‘Dream come true’ after Juventus sign Ronaldo
FIFA and 12 million “incidental costs.”
The Corriere della Sera believes that the latter sum is actually the commission being paid to those who facilitated the transfer – principally Ronaldo’s agent Jorge Mendes.
The front page of Italy’s principal sport daily Gazzetta Dello Sport has Ronaldo exclaiming “I’m coming!” after what it calls “the coup of the century.” Rome-based paper Il Messaggero meanwhile acclaimed club President Andrea Agnelli for pulling of the “deal of the century.”
“A spark has been lit, let us rejoice,” said Corriere Della Sera columnist and Juventus fan Pierluigi Battista.