According to reports in Italy, Juventus have sold 520,000 Cristiano Ronaldo ‘7’ jerseys in just 24 hours after he signed for the Italian club.
Yahoo Italy reports that the official Ronaldo jerseys which cost about $120, has raked in $62.4 million in total revenue almost half his transfer fee paid to his former club.
The Portuguese and five-time Ballon d’Or winner, 33, signed for Juventus from Real Madrid in a four-year contract for 100 million euros last week.
On signing for the club, he said: I’m a person who likes to think about the present,” he said.
“I’m still very young and I always liked the challenges, from Sporting to Manchester (United), to Real (Madrid) and now Juventus.
“It was a well thought-out decision. It is the best club in Italy. It has an outstanding manager (Massimiliano Allegri) and coaches so it was not a difficult decision to take.
“I am very ambitious and I like new challenges. I hope everything will go very well. Luck always helps but you have to look for it.”