Cristiano Ronaldo misses Juventus training to promote CR7 brand in China

Ronaldo jetted off to Asia to promote his CR7 brand after completing his move to Serie A. (Alamy Live)
Ronaldo jetted off to Asia to promote his CR7 brand after completing his move to Serie A. (Alamy Live)

Cristiano Ronaldo has been promoting his brand in China, while his Juventus teammates train without him.

The Portuguese superstar jetted off to Asia to promote his CR7 brand two weeks after signing for the Serie A giants.

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And Ronaldo has been spotted enjoying a kickabout with the youngsters at the Beijing Olympic Sports Center.

Ronaldo took part in several drills (Alamy Live)
Ronaldo took part in several drills (Alamy Live)
Before he was presented to the crowd (Alamy Live)
Before he was presented to the crowd (Alamy Live)

He lived up to his £99 million price tag as he showed off his ball control in front of the excited crowd.

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Like most players who made the World Cup play-offs, the Portuguese won’t feature in the Old Lady’s pre-season tour so won’t come up against former team Real Madrid.

Ronaldo weaves his way through some obstacle drills (Alamy Live)
Ronaldo weaves his way through some obstacle drills (Alamy Live)
Ronaldo is hugely popular in Asia (Alamy Live)
Ronaldo is hugely popular in Asia (Alamy Live)

With Ronaldo on his post-World Cup break, his new teammates were put through their paces by manager Max Allegri in New Jersey as they prepare to face Bayern Munich, Benfica and then Real Madrid.

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However, does he really need to be in training?

Yesterday his the results from his Juventus medical were released and they revealed that the 33-year-old has the body of a 20-year-old, with less body fat and more muscle mass than the average footballer.

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