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-FOTODELDIA- New Juventus soccer player Cristiano Ronaldo (C) of Portugal arrives at Juventus J Medical in Turin, Italy, 16 July 2018. Cristiano Ronaldo joins Italian Serie A side Juventus FC. EFE/ALESSANDRO DI MARCO
-FOTODELDIA- New Juventus soccer player Cristiano Ronaldo (C) of Portugal arrives at Juventus J Medical in Turin, Italy, 16 July 2018. Cristiano Ronaldo joins Italian Serie A side Juventus FC. EFE/ALESSANDRO DI MARCO
-FOTODELDIA- New Juventus soccer player Cristiano Ronaldo (C) of Portugal arrives at Juventus J Medical in Turin, Italy, 16 July 2018. Cristiano Ronaldo joins Italian Serie A side Juventus FC. EFE/ALESSANDRO DI MARCO
Cristiano Ronaldo arrives at the Juventus' medical center in Turin, Italy July 16, 2018. REUTERS/Massimo Pinca
Cristiano Ronaldo arrives at the Juventus' medical center in Turin
Cristiano Ronaldo arrives at the Juventus' medical center in Turin, Italy July 16, 2018. REUTERS/Massimo Pinca
Cristiano Ronaldo arrives at the Juventus' medical center in Turin, Italy July 16, 2018. REUTERS/Massimo Pinca
Cristiano Ronaldo arrives at the Juventus' medical center in Turin
Cristiano Ronaldo arrives at the Juventus' medical center in Turin, Italy July 16, 2018. REUTERS/Massimo Pinca
Cristiano Ronaldo arrives at the Juventus' medical center in Turin, Italy July 16, 2018. REUTERS/Massimo Pinca
Cristiano Ronaldo arrives at the Juventus' medical center in Turin
Cristiano Ronaldo arrives at the Juventus' medical center in Turin, Italy July 16, 2018. REUTERS/Massimo Pinca
Portuguese ace Ronaldo arrives to undergo medical checks at the Juventus stadium in Turin, Italy, Monday, July 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
33yo Ronaldo at Juventus: Age isn't important
Portuguese ace Ronaldo arrives to undergo medical checks at the Juventus stadium in Turin, Italy, Monday, July 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
RETRANSMISSION OF XLB104 TO PROVIDE DIFFERENT CROP - Portuguese ace Ronaldo passes among enthusiast fans as he arrives to undergo medical checks at the Juventus stadium in Turin, Italy, Monday, July 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
33yo Ronaldo at Juventus: Age isn't important
RETRANSMISSION OF XLB104 TO PROVIDE DIFFERENT CROP - Portuguese ace Ronaldo passes among enthusiast fans as he arrives to undergo medical checks at the Juventus stadium in Turin, Italy, Monday, July 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
Portuguese ace Ronaldo salutes his fans as he arrives to undergo medical checks at the Juventus stadium in Turin, Italy, Monday, July 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
33yo Ronaldo at Juventus: Age isn't important
Portuguese ace Ronaldo salutes his fans as he arrives to undergo medical checks at the Juventus stadium in Turin, Italy, Monday, July 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
Portuguese ace Ronaldo arrives to undergo medical checks at the Juventus stadium in Turin, Italy, Monday, July 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
33yo Ronaldo at Juventus: Age isn't important
Portuguese ace Ronaldo arrives to undergo medical checks at the Juventus stadium in Turin, Italy, Monday, July 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
Portuguese ace Ronaldo salutes his fans as he arrives to undergo medical checks at the Juventus stadium in Turin, Italy, Monday, July 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
33yo Ronaldo at Juventus: Age isn't important
Portuguese ace Ronaldo salutes his fans as he arrives to undergo medical checks at the Juventus stadium in Turin, Italy, Monday, July 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
Portuguese ace Ronaldo salutes his fans as he arrives to undergo medical checks at the Juventus stadium in Turin, Italy, Monday, July 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
33yo Ronaldo at Juventus: Age isn't important
Portuguese ace Ronaldo salutes his fans as he arrives to undergo medical checks at the Juventus stadium in Turin, Italy, Monday, July 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
Cristiano Ronaldo waves as he arrives at the Juventus' medical center in Turin, Italy July 16, 2018. REUTERS/Massimo Pinca
Cristiano Ronaldo waves as he arrives at the Juventus' medical center in Turin
Cristiano Ronaldo waves as he arrives at the Juventus' medical center in Turin, Italy July 16, 2018. REUTERS/Massimo Pinca
Cristiano Ronaldo gestures as he arrives at the Juventus' medical center in Turin, Italy July 16, 2018. REUTERS/Massimo Pinca
Cristiano Ronaldo gestures as he arrives at the Juventus' medical center in Turin
Cristiano Ronaldo gestures as he arrives at the Juventus' medical center in Turin, Italy July 16, 2018. REUTERS/Massimo Pinca
Cristiano Ronaldo gestures as he arrives at the Juventus' medical center in Turin, Italy July 16, 2018. REUTERS/Massimo Pinca
Cristiano Ronaldo gestures as he arrives at the Juventus' medical center in Turin
Cristiano Ronaldo gestures as he arrives at the Juventus' medical center in Turin, Italy July 16, 2018. REUTERS/Massimo Pinca
Cristiano Ronaldo arrives at the Juventus' medical center in Turin, Italy July 16, 2018. REUTERS/Massimo Pinca
Cristiano Ronaldo arrives at the Juventus' medical center in Turin
Cristiano Ronaldo arrives at the Juventus' medical center in Turin, Italy July 16, 2018. REUTERS/Massimo Pinca
Cristiano Ronaldo arrives at the Juventus' medical center in Turin, Italy July 16, 2018. REUTERS/Massimo Pinca
Cristiano Ronaldo arrives at the Juventus' medical center in Turin
Cristiano Ronaldo arrives at the Juventus' medical center in Turin, Italy July 16, 2018. REUTERS/Massimo Pinca
Cristiano Ronaldo arrives at the Juventus' medical center in Turin, Italy July 16, 2018. REUTERS/Massimo Pinca
Cristiano Ronaldo arrives at the Juventus' medical center in Turin
Cristiano Ronaldo arrives at the Juventus' medical center in Turin, Italy July 16, 2018. REUTERS/Massimo Pinca
Turin (Italy), 15/07/2018.- Juventus supporters wait for the arrival of Cristiano Ronado at the hotel Golden Palace in Turin, Italy, 15 July 2018. Cristiano Ronaldo joins Italian Serie A side Juventus FC. (Italia) EFE/EPA/Alessandro Di Marco
Turin (Italy), 15/07/2018.- Juventus supporters wait for the arrival of Cristiano Ronado at the hotel Golden Palace in Turin, Italy, 15 July 2018. Cristiano Ronaldo joins Italian Serie A side Juventus FC. (Italia) EFE/EPA/Alessandro Di Marco
Turin (Italy), 15/07/2018.- Juventus supporters wait for the arrival of Cristiano Ronado at the hotel Golden Palace in Turin, Italy, 15 July 2018. Cristiano Ronaldo joins Italian Serie A side Juventus FC. (Italia) EFE/EPA/Alessandro Di Marco
Turin (Italy), 15/07/2018.- Juventus supporters wait for the arrival of Cristiano Ronado at the hotel Golden Palace in Turin, Italy, 15 July 2018. Cristiano Ronaldo joins Italian Serie A side Juventus FC. (Italia) EFE/EPA/Alessandro Di Marco
Turin (Italy), 15/07/2018.- Juventus supporters wait for the arrival of Cristiano Ronado at the hotel Golden Palace in Turin, Italy, 15 July 2018. Cristiano Ronaldo joins Italian Serie A side Juventus FC. (Italia) EFE/EPA/Alessandro Di Marco
Turin (Italy), 15/07/2018.- Juventus supporters wait for the arrival of Cristiano Ronado at the hotel Golden Palace in Turin, Italy, 15 July 2018. Cristiano Ronaldo joins Italian Serie A side Juventus FC. (Italia) EFE/EPA/Alessandro Di Marco
Turin (Italy), 15/07/2018.- New Juventus soccer player Cristiano Ronaldo (R) of Portugal accompained by his girlfriend Georgina Rodriguez (L) arrives at Caselle airport in Turin, Italy, 15 July 2018. Cristiano Ronaldo joins Italian Serie A side Juventus FC. (Italia) EFE/EPA/Alessandro Di Marco
Turin (Italy), 15/07/2018.- New Juventus soccer player Cristiano Ronaldo (R) of Portugal accompained by his girlfriend Georgina Rodriguez (L) arrives at Caselle airport in Turin, Italy, 15 July 2018. Cristiano Ronaldo joins Italian Serie A side Juventus FC. (Italia) EFE/EPA/Alessandro Di Marco
Turin (Italy), 15/07/2018.- New Juventus soccer player Cristiano Ronaldo (R) of Portugal accompained by his girlfriend Georgina Rodriguez (L) arrives at Caselle airport in Turin, Italy, 15 July 2018. Cristiano Ronaldo joins Italian Serie A side Juventus FC. (Italia) EFE/EPA/Alessandro Di Marco
Rome (Italy), 15/07/2018.- People watch the soccer match of the FIFA World Cup 2018 final between France and Croatia, outside a restaurant in Rome, Italy, 15 July 2018. (Croacia, Mundial de Fútbol, Roma, Francia, Italia) EFE/EPA/LUCIANO DEL CASTILLO
Rome (Italy), 15/07/2018.- People watch the soccer match of the FIFA World Cup 2018 final between France and Croatia, outside a restaurant in Rome, Italy, 15 July 2018. (Croacia, Mundial de Fútbol, Roma, Francia, Italia) EFE/EPA/LUCIANO DEL CASTILLO
Rome (Italy), 15/07/2018.- People watch the soccer match of the FIFA World Cup 2018 final between France and Croatia, outside a restaurant in Rome, Italy, 15 July 2018. (Croacia, Mundial de Fútbol, Roma, Francia, Italia) EFE/EPA/LUCIANO DEL CASTILLO
Rome (Italy), 15/07/2018.- People watch the soccer match of the FIFA World Cup 2018 final between France and Croatia, outside a restaurant in Rome, Italy, 15 July 2018. (Croacia, Mundial de Fútbol, Roma, Francia, Italia) EFE/EPA/LUCIANO DEL CASTILLO
Rome (Italy), 15/07/2018.- People watch the soccer match of the FIFA World Cup 2018 final between France and Croatia, outside a restaurant in Rome, Italy, 15 July 2018. (Croacia, Mundial de Fútbol, Roma, Francia, Italia) EFE/EPA/LUCIANO DEL CASTILLO
Rome (Italy), 15/07/2018.- People watch the soccer match of the FIFA World Cup 2018 final between France and Croatia, outside a restaurant in Rome, Italy, 15 July 2018. (Croacia, Mundial de Fútbol, Roma, Francia, Italia) EFE/EPA/LUCIANO DEL CASTILLO
Rome (Italy), 15/07/2018.- People watch the soccer match of the FIFA World Cup 2018 final between France and Croatia, outside an ice cream parlor in Rome, Italy, 15 July 2018. (Croacia, Mundial de Fútbol, Roma, Francia, Italia) EFE/EPA/LUCIANO DEL CASTILLO
Rome (Italy), 15/07/2018.- People watch the soccer match of the FIFA World Cup 2018 final between France and Croatia, outside an ice cream parlor in Rome, Italy, 15 July 2018. (Croacia, Mundial de Fútbol, Roma, Francia, Italia) EFE/EPA/LUCIANO DEL CASTILLO
Rome (Italy), 15/07/2018.- People watch the soccer match of the FIFA World Cup 2018 final between France and Croatia, outside an ice cream parlor in Rome, Italy, 15 July 2018. (Croacia, Mundial de Fútbol, Roma, Francia, Italia) EFE/EPA/LUCIANO DEL CASTILLO
Cristiano Ronaldo arrives in Italy (AFP Photo/Juan Mabromata)
Cristiano Ronaldo arrives in Italy
Cristiano Ronaldo arrives in Italy (AFP Photo/Juan Mabromata)
Cristiano Ronaldo arrives in Italy
Cristiano Ronaldo arrives in Italy
Cristiano Ronaldo arrives in Italy
The London side have broken their transfer record for the second time this summer after luring the attacking midfielder away from Italy
West Ham sign Felipe Anderson from Lazio for club record £33.5m
The London side have broken their transfer record for the second time this summer after luring the attacking midfielder away from Italy
The Italy international has penned a five-year deal with the Blues, becoming Maurizio Sarri's first signing for the club
Jorginho completes £57m Chelsea move
The Italy international has penned a five-year deal with the Blues, becoming Maurizio Sarri's first signing for the club
The 25-year-old continues to be linked to a move away from Italy, but it would take a big offer to convince the Nerazzurri to sell this summer
Agent hints at English interest in Brozovic: They could pay his €50m release clause!
The 25-year-old continues to be linked to a move away from Italy, but it would take a big offer to convince the Nerazzurri to sell this summer
Chinese Super League side Jiangsu Suning have signed the 31-year-old forward following a disappointing spell at the San Siro
Italy international Eder leaves Inter for China
Chinese Super League side Jiangsu Suning have signed the 31-year-old forward following a disappointing spell at the San Siro
The former Italy international has been tasked with filling the void left by Stefan de Vrij's departure from the Stadio Olimpico
Lazio snap up Acerbi from Sassuolo
The former Italy international has been tasked with filling the void left by Stefan de Vrij's departure from the Stadio Olimpico
A saleswoman makse up a shop window with Cristiano Ronaldo's Juventus jersey in downtown Turin a day after the Portuguese football superstar transfered from Real Madrid to Italy's Juventus (AFP Photo/Isabella Bonotto)
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A saleswoman makse up a shop window with Cristiano Ronaldo's Juventus jersey in downtown Turin a day after the Portuguese football superstar transfered from Real Madrid to Italy's Juventus (AFP Photo/Isabella Bonotto)
A woman adjusts a Juventus jersey with the name of Cristiano Ronaldo at a souvenir shop in Turin, Italy July 11, 2018. REUTERS/Massimo Pinca
A woman adjusts a Juventus jersey with the name of Cristiano Ronaldo at a souvenir shop in Turin
A woman adjusts a Juventus jersey with the name of Cristiano Ronaldo at a souvenir shop in Turin, Italy July 11, 2018. REUTERS/Massimo Pinca
Napoli's Jose Maria Callejon and Marek Hamsik attend a training session in Dimaro, northern Italy July 11, 2018. REUTERS/Ciro De Luca
Napoli's Jose Maria Callejon and Marek Hamsik attend a training session in Dimaro
Napoli's Jose Maria Callejon and Marek Hamsik attend a training session in Dimaro, northern Italy July 11, 2018. REUTERS/Ciro De Luca
Napoli's Marek Hamsik in action during a training session in Dimaro, northern Italy July 11, 2018. REUTERS/Ciro De Luca
Napoli's Marek Hamsik in action during a training session in Dimaro
Napoli's Marek Hamsik in action during a training session in Dimaro, northern Italy July 11, 2018. REUTERS/Ciro De Luca
Napoli's Marek Hamsik and Lorenzo Insigne attend a training session in Dimaro, northern Italy July 11, 2018. REUTERS/Ciro De Luca
Napoli's Marek Hamsik and Lorenzo Insigne attend a training session in Dimaro
Napoli's Marek Hamsik and Lorenzo Insigne attend a training session in Dimaro, northern Italy July 11, 2018. REUTERS/Ciro De Luca
New Napoli's coach Carlo Ancelotti gestures during a training session in Dimaro, northern Italy July 11, 2018. REUTERS/Ciro De Luca
New Napoli's coach Carlo Ancelotti gestures during a training session in Dimaro
New Napoli's coach Carlo Ancelotti gestures during a training session in Dimaro, northern Italy July 11, 2018. REUTERS/Ciro De Luca
New Napoli's coach Carlo Ancelotti gestures during a training session in Dimaro, northern Italy July 11, 2018. REUTERS/Ciro De Luca
New Napoli's coach Carlo Ancelotti gestures during a training session in Dimaro
New Napoli's coach Carlo Ancelotti gestures during a training session in Dimaro, northern Italy July 11, 2018. REUTERS/Ciro De Luca
New Napoli's coach Carlo Ancelotti attends a training session in Dimaro, northern Italy July 11, 2018. REUTERS/Ciro De Luca
New Napoli's coach Carlo Ancelotti attends a training session in Dimaro
New Napoli's coach Carlo Ancelotti attends a training session in Dimaro, northern Italy July 11, 2018. REUTERS/Ciro De Luca
New Napoli's coach Carlo Ancelotti gestures during a training session in Dimaro, northern Italy July 11, 2018. REUTERS/Ciro De Luca
New Napoli's coach Carlo Ancelotti gestures during a training session in Dimaro
New Napoli's coach Carlo Ancelotti gestures during a training session in Dimaro, northern Italy July 11, 2018. REUTERS/Ciro De Luca
New Napoli's coach Carlo Ancelotti gestures during a training session in Dimaro, northern Italy July 11, 2018. REUTERS/Ciro De Luca
New Napoli's coach Carlo Ancelotti gestures during a training session in Dimaro
New Napoli's coach Carlo Ancelotti gestures during a training session in Dimaro, northern Italy July 11, 2018. REUTERS/Ciro De Luca
FILE - In this April 14, 2017 file photo, Chinese businessman Li Yonghong arrives for a press conference to illustrate the takeover of AC Milan soccer club by a Chinese consortium, in Milan, Italy. Former owner Li Yonghong missed the deadline of Friday, July 6, 2018 to repay part of a loan worth more than 300 million euros from the U.S.-based hedge fund and Elliott has repossessed the holding company in Luxembourg that Li used to buy seven-time European champion Milan in April 2017. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni, file)
Elliott Management owns AC Milan after Li misses deadline
FILE - In this April 14, 2017 file photo, Chinese businessman Li Yonghong arrives for a press conference to illustrate the takeover of AC Milan soccer club by a Chinese consortium, in Milan, Italy. Former owner Li Yonghong missed the deadline of Friday, July 6, 2018 to repay part of a loan worth more than 300 million euros from the U.S.-based hedge fund and Elliott has repossessed the holding company in Luxembourg that Li used to buy seven-time European champion Milan in April 2017. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni, file)
FILE - In this April 14, 2017 file photo, Chinese businessman Li Yonghong arrives for a press conference to illustrate the takeover of AC Milan soccer club by a Chinese consortium, in Milan, Italy. Former owner Li Yonghong missed the deadline of Friday, July 6, 2018 to repay part of a loan worth more than 300 million euros from the U.S.-based hedge fund and Elliott has repossessed the holding company in Luxembourg that Li used to buy seven-time European champion Milan in April 2017. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni, file)
Elliott Management owns AC Milan after Li misses deadline
FILE - In this April 14, 2017 file photo, Chinese businessman Li Yonghong arrives for a press conference to illustrate the takeover of AC Milan soccer club by a Chinese consortium, in Milan, Italy. Former owner Li Yonghong missed the deadline of Friday, July 6, 2018 to repay part of a loan worth more than 300 million euros from the U.S.-based hedge fund and Elliott has repossessed the holding company in Luxembourg that Li used to buy seven-time European champion Milan in April 2017. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni, file)
New Napoli's coach Carlo Ancelotti arrives to attend a training session in Dimaro, northern Italy July 11, 2018. REUTERS/Ciro De Luca
New Napoli's coach Carlo Ancelotti arrives to attend a training session in Dimaro
New Napoli's coach Carlo Ancelotti arrives to attend a training session in Dimaro, northern Italy July 11, 2018. REUTERS/Ciro De Luca
New Napoli's coach Carlo Ancelotti looks on during a news conference in Dimaro, northern Italy July 11, 2018. REUTERS/Ciro De Luca
New Napoli's coach Carlo Ancelotti looks on during a news conference in Dimaro, northern Italy
New Napoli's coach Carlo Ancelotti looks on during a news conference in Dimaro, northern Italy July 11, 2018. REUTERS/Ciro De Luca
New Napoli's coach Carlo Ancelotti looks on during a news conference in Dimaro, northern Italy July 11, 2018. REUTERS/Ciro De Luca
New Napoli's coach Carlo Ancelotti looks on during a news conference in Dimaro, northern Italy
New Napoli's coach Carlo Ancelotti looks on during a news conference in Dimaro, northern Italy July 11, 2018. REUTERS/Ciro De Luca
New Napoli's coach Carlo Ancelotti gestures during a training session in Dimaro, Italy July 11, 2018. REUTERS/Ciro De Luca
New Napoli's coach Carlo Ancelotti gestures during a training session in Dimaro
New Napoli's coach Carlo Ancelotti gestures during a training session in Dimaro, Italy July 11, 2018. REUTERS/Ciro De Luca
Paul Gascoigne, pictured in 1997, was one of England's stars at the 1990 World Cup in Italy (AFP Photo/)
Paul Gascoigne, pictured in 1997, was one of England's stars at the 1990 World Cup in Italy
Paul Gascoigne, pictured in 1997, was one of England's stars at the 1990 World Cup in Italy (AFP Photo/)
Paul Gascoigne, pictured in 1997, was one of England's stars at the 1990 World Cup in Italy
Paul Gascoigne, pictured in 1997, was one of England's stars at the 1990 World Cup in Italy
Paul Gascoigne, pictured in 1997, was one of England's stars at the 1990 World Cup in Italy
The Brazil icon has backed the Portugal star's move to Italy from the Champions League holders
Champions like Ronaldo never tire of new challenges, says Pele
The Brazil icon has backed the Portugal star's move to Italy from the Champions League holders
Juventus supporters hold, after buying, the original Juventus' jersey printed with the name and number of Cristiano Ronaldo after his transfer to Juventus in Turin, Italy July 10, 2018. REUTERS/Massimo Pinca
Juventus supporters hold, after buying, the original Juventus' jersey printed with the name and number of Cristiano Ronaldo after his transfer to Juventus in Turin
Juventus supporters hold, after buying, the original Juventus' jersey printed with the name and number of Cristiano Ronaldo after his transfer to Juventus in Turin, Italy July 10, 2018. REUTERS/Massimo Pinca
A Juventus supporter holds, after buying, the first original Juventus' jersey printed with the name and number of Cristiano Ronaldo after his transfer to Juventus in Turin, Italy July 10, 2018. REUTERS/Massimo Pinca
A Juventus supporter holds, after buying, the first original Juventus' jersey printed with the name and number of Cristiano Ronaldo after his transfer to Juventus in Turin
A Juventus supporter holds, after buying, the first original Juventus' jersey printed with the name and number of Cristiano Ronaldo after his transfer to Juventus in Turin, Italy July 10, 2018. REUTERS/Massimo Pinca
A TV reporter holds a Juventus' jersey as he talks of the transfer of Cristiano Ronaldo to Juventus in Turin, Italy July 10, 2018. REUTERS/Massimo Pinca
A TV reporter holds a Juventus' jersey as he talks of the transfer of Cristiano Ronaldo to Juventus in Turin
A TV reporter holds a Juventus' jersey as he talks of the transfer of Cristiano Ronaldo to Juventus in Turin, Italy July 10, 2018. REUTERS/Massimo Pinca
A TV reporter holds a Juventus' jersey as he talks of the transfer of Cristiano Ronaldo to Juventus in Turin, Italy July 10, 2018. REUTERS/Massimo Pinca
A TV reporter holds a Juventus' jersey as he talks of the transfer of Cristiano Ronaldo to Juventus in Turin
A TV reporter holds a Juventus' jersey as he talks of the transfer of Cristiano Ronaldo to Juventus in Turin, Italy July 10, 2018. REUTERS/Massimo Pinca
FILE PHOTO: Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo at Allianz Stadium, Turin, Italy - April 3, 2018. REUTERS/Massimo Pinca/File Photo
FILE PHOTO: Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo at Allianz Stadium, Turin, Italy - April 3, 2018
FILE PHOTO: Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo at Allianz Stadium, Turin, Italy - April 3, 2018. REUTERS/Massimo Pinca/File Photo
A Juventus' jersey with the name of Cristiano Ronaldo is exhibited in a shop in Turin, Italy July 7, 2018. REUTERS/Massimo Pinca
A Juventus' jersey with the name of Cristiano Ronaldo is exhibited in a shop in Turin
A Juventus' jersey with the name of Cristiano Ronaldo is exhibited in a shop in Turin, Italy July 7, 2018. REUTERS/Massimo Pinca
Gianluigi Buffon joked that Italy not being at the World Cup have put a jinx on the big teams, with Brazil, Germany, Spain and Argentina all out before the semi-finals.
Italy not being at World Cup has jinxed big teams - Buffon
Gianluigi Buffon joked that Italy not being at the World Cup have put a jinx on the big teams, with Brazil, Germany, Spain and Argentina all out before the semi-finals.
Gianluigi Buffon joked that Italy not being at the World Cup have put a jinx on the big teams, with Brazil, Germany, Spain and Argentina all out before the semi-finals.
Italy not being at World Cup has jinxed big teams - Buffon
Gianluigi Buffon joked that Italy not being at the World Cup have put a jinx on the big teams, with Brazil, Germany, Spain and Argentina all out before the semi-finals.
Gianluigi Buffon joked that Italy not being at the World Cup have put a jinx on the big teams, with Brazil, Germany, Spain and Argentina all out before the semi-finals.
Italy not being at World Cup has jinxed big teams - Buffon
Gianluigi Buffon joked that Italy not being at the World Cup have put a jinx on the big teams, with Brazil, Germany, Spain and Argentina all out before the semi-finals.
Although he is now 40, the Italy legend is looking to win the top job at Parc des Princes next season
Buffon ready to fight for PSG place but not targeting Champions League
Although he is now 40, the Italy legend is looking to win the top job at Parc des Princes next season
Veteran Gianluigi Buffon, whose 176 Italy caps are a European record, says he has not been guaranteed a starting place but will look to show he retains the quality to be a regular even at 40 (AFP Photo/Thomas SAMSON)
Veteran Gianluigi Buffon, whose 176 Italy caps are a European record, says he has not been guaranteed a starting place but will look to show he retains the quality to be a regular even at 40
Veteran Gianluigi Buffon, whose 176 Italy caps are a European record, says he has not been guaranteed a starting place but will look to show he retains the quality to be a regular even at 40 (AFP Photo/Thomas SAMSON)
Fiumicino Airport (rome) (Italy), 08/07/2018.- AS Roma's new goalkeeper, Daniel Fuzato, poses for photographs during his arrival at the Fiumicino airport, Rome, Italy, 08 July 2018. (Roma, Italia) EFE/EPA/TELENEWS
Fiumicino Airport (rome) (Italy), 08/07/2018.- AS Roma's new goalkeeper, Daniel Fuzato, poses for photographs during his arrival at the Fiumicino airport, Rome, Italy, 08 July 2018. (Roma, Italia) EFE/EPA/TELENEWS
Fiumicino Airport (rome) (Italy), 08/07/2018.- AS Roma's new goalkeeper, Daniel Fuzato, poses for photographs during his arrival at the Fiumicino airport, Rome, Italy, 08 July 2018. (Roma, Italia) EFE/EPA/TELENEWS
The Croatia star still can't see the 33-year-old forward making a move to Italy, despite an agreement being in place with Juventus
Modric expects Ronaldo to stay at Real Madrid
The Croatia star still can't see the 33-year-old forward making a move to Italy, despite an agreement being in place with Juventus
A Juventus' jersey with the name of Cristiano Ronaldo is exhibited in a shop in Turin, Italy July 7, 2018. REUTERS/Massimo Pinca
A Juventus' jersey with the name of Cristiano Ronaldo is exhibited in a shop in Turin
A Juventus' jersey with the name of Cristiano Ronaldo is exhibited in a shop in Turin, Italy July 7, 2018. REUTERS/Massimo Pinca
A vendor adjusts a Juventus' jersey with the name of Cristiano Ronaldo exhibited in his shop in Turin, Italy July 7, 2018. REUTERS/Massimo Pinca
A vendor adjusts a Juventus' jersey with the name of Cristiano Ronaldo exhibited in his shop in Turin
A vendor adjusts a Juventus' jersey with the name of Cristiano Ronaldo exhibited in his shop in Turin, Italy July 7, 2018. REUTERS/Massimo Pinca
A Juventus' jersey with the name of Cristiano Ronaldo is exhibited in a shop in Turin, Italy July 7, 2018. REUTERS/Massimo Pinca
A Juventus' jersey with the name of Cristiano Ronaldo is exhibited in a shop in Turin
A Juventus' jersey with the name of Cristiano Ronaldo is exhibited in a shop in Turin, Italy July 7, 2018. REUTERS/Massimo Pinca
A Juventus' jersey with the name of Cristiano Ronaldo is exhibited in a shop in Turin, Italy July 7, 2018. REUTERS/Massimo Pinca
A Juventus' jersey with the name of Cristiano Ronaldo is exhibited in a shop in Turin
A Juventus' jersey with the name of Cristiano Ronaldo is exhibited in a shop in Turin, Italy July 7, 2018. REUTERS/Massimo Pinca
FILE - In this May 11, 2008 file photo, Inter Milan forward Mario Balotelli is congratulated by Inter Milan coach Roberto Mancini during an Italian major league soccer match against Siena at the San Siro stadium in Milan, Italy. Italy is still reeling after not qualifying for the 2018 World Cup for the first time in 60 years. But the future looks bright under new coach Roberto Mancini, who is looking to a combination of youth and experience to pull Italy out of the doldrums. And Balotelli. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno, file)
Italy looks to youth after failing to make World Cup
FILE - In this May 11, 2008 file photo, Inter Milan forward Mario Balotelli is congratulated by Inter Milan coach Roberto Mancini during an Italian major league soccer match against Siena at the San Siro stadium in Milan, Italy. Italy is still reeling after not qualifying for the 2018 World Cup for the first time in 60 years. But the future looks bright under new coach Roberto Mancini, who is looking to a combination of youth and experience to pull Italy out of the doldrums. And Balotelli. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno, file)
FILE - In this Nov. 13, 2017, file photo, Italian players react to their elimination at the end of the World Cup qualifying play-off second leg soccer match againstd Sweden, in Milan, Italy. Italy is still reeling after not qualifying for the 2018 World Cup for the first time in 60 years. But the future looks bright under new coach Roberto Mancini, who is looking to a combination of youth and experience to pull Italy out of the doldrums. And Balotelli. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno, File)
Italy looks to youth after failing to make World Cup
FILE - In this Nov. 13, 2017, file photo, Italian players react to their elimination at the end of the World Cup qualifying play-off second leg soccer match againstd Sweden, in Milan, Italy. Italy is still reeling after not qualifying for the 2018 World Cup for the first time in 60 years. But the future looks bright under new coach Roberto Mancini, who is looking to a combination of youth and experience to pull Italy out of the doldrums. And Balotelli. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno, File)
FILE - In this March 26, 2018 file photo Italy's goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon holds a cup during a walkaround at Wembley Stadium, a day ahead of the international friendly soccer match between England and Italy in London. Buffon on Friday, July 6, 2018 has signed for Paris Saint-Germain as a free agent, penning a one-year deal with the option for an additional season. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein, file)
Free agent Buffon joins PSG
FILE - In this March 26, 2018 file photo Italy's goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon holds a cup during a walkaround at Wembley Stadium, a day ahead of the international friendly soccer match between England and Italy in London. Buffon on Friday, July 6, 2018 has signed for Paris Saint-Germain as a free agent, penning a one-year deal with the option for an additional season. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein, file)
FILE - In this May 8, 2005 file photo, Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon reacts at the end of an Italian first division match between AC Milan and Juventus at the San Siro stadium in Milan, Italy. Buffon on Friday, July 6, 2018 has signed for Paris Saint-Germain as a free agent, penning a one-year deal with the option for an additional season. (AP Photo/Alberto Pellaschiar, file)
Free agent Buffon joins PSG
FILE - In this May 8, 2005 file photo, Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon reacts at the end of an Italian first division match between AC Milan and Juventus at the San Siro stadium in Milan, Italy. Buffon on Friday, July 6, 2018 has signed for Paris Saint-Germain as a free agent, penning a one-year deal with the option for an additional season. (AP Photo/Alberto Pellaschiar, file)
FILE - In this Nov. 22, 2017 file photo Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon waves to fans at the end of the Champions League group D soccer match between Juventus and Barcelona, at the Allianz Stadium in Turin, Italy. Buffon on Friday, July 6, 2018 signed for Paris Saint-Germain as a free agent, penning a one-year deal with the option for an additional season. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni, file)
Free agent Buffon joins PSG
FILE - In this Nov. 22, 2017 file photo Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon waves to fans at the end of the Champions League group D soccer match between Juventus and Barcelona, at the Allianz Stadium in Turin, Italy. Buffon on Friday, July 6, 2018 signed for Paris Saint-Germain as a free agent, penning a one-year deal with the option for an additional season. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni, file)
Gianluigi Buffon made a farewell appearance for Italy in a friendly against Argentina in March. (AFP Photo/Oli SCARFF)
Gianluigi Buffon made a farewell appearance for Italy in a friendly against Argentina in March
Gianluigi Buffon made a farewell appearance for Italy in a friendly against Argentina in March. (AFP Photo/Oli SCARFF)
Roma's Daniele De Rossi (L) and Bologna's Rodrigo Palacio (R) in action during the Italian serie A soccer match Bologna FC vs AS Roma at "Dall'Ara" stadium in Bologna, Italy. EFE/Archivo
Roma's Daniele De Rossi (L) and Bologna's Rodrigo Palacio (R) in action during the Italian serie A soccer match Bologna FC vs AS Roma at "Dall'Ara" stadium in Bologna, Italy. EFE/Archivo
Roma's Daniele De Rossi (L) and Bologna's Rodrigo Palacio (R) in action during the Italian serie A soccer match Bologna FC vs AS Roma at "Dall'Ara" stadium in Bologna, Italy. EFE/Archivo
With a move to Juventus seemingly imminent, the player's representative has added to the speculation that he could swap Spain for Italy
Ronaldo would move for 'new challenge', suggests agent Mendes
With a move to Juventus seemingly imminent, the player's representative has added to the speculation that he could swap Spain for Italy
After an impressive season with Eintracht Frankfurt the well-travelled Ghana international has upped sticks again and joined the Serie A team
Kevin-Prince Boateng returns to Italy with Sassuolo
After an impressive season with Eintracht Frankfurt the well-travelled Ghana international has upped sticks again and joined the Serie A team
The Champions League holders expected to hold on to their star attacker despite recent rumours, but he is set to begin a new chapter in Italy
Real Madrid stunned as Ronaldo agrees to join Juventus
The Champions League holders expected to hold on to their star attacker despite recent rumours, but he is set to begin a new chapter in Italy
The Club chief lifts the lid on the Ghanaian's reported transfer to Italian side Sassuolo
Frankfurt sporting director laments Boateng's imminent departure for Italy
The Club chief lifts the lid on the Ghanaian's reported transfer to Italian side Sassuolo
The Club chief lifts the lid on the Ghanaian's reported transfer to Italian side Sassuolo
Frankfurt sporting director laments Boateng's imminent departure for Italy
The Club chief lifts the lid on the Ghanaian's reported transfer to Italian side Sassuolo
The midfielder moves to Italy in a €7.5 million deal, signing a five-year contract at the club
Lazio sign Berisha from Salzburg
The midfielder moves to Italy in a €7.5 million deal, signing a five-year contract at the club
FILE - The July 4, 1990 file photo shows England's Paul Gascoigne crying as he is escorted off the field by team captain Terry Butcher, after his England lost a penalty shoot-out in the semi-final match of the World Cup against West Germany in Turin, Italy. At the fourth time of asking, England finally won a penalty shootout at the World Cup against Colombia on Tuesday, July 3. (AP Photo/Roberto Pfeil, File)
A look back at England's failures in World Cup shootouts
FILE - The July 4, 1990 file photo shows England's Paul Gascoigne crying as he is escorted off the field by team captain Terry Butcher, after his England lost a penalty shoot-out in the semi-final match of the World Cup against West Germany in Turin, Italy. At the fourth time of asking, England finally won a penalty shootout at the World Cup against Colombia on Tuesday, July 3. (AP Photo/Roberto Pfeil, File)
Ashley Young’s penalty hits the crossbar against Italy in Euro 2012.
England’s Ashley Young ready to take penalty despite Euro 2012 miss
Ashley Young’s penalty hits the crossbar against Italy in Euro 2012.
Brazil has long been the most successful team in World Cup history, having won five editions of the tournament, one more than either Germany or Italy, both tied on four titles each. But following Brazil’s 2-0 knockout win over Mexico on Monday, Brazil has now also moved above Germany in the all-time goals scored column at the World Cup.
With goals against Mexico, Brazil tops Germany as highest-scoring team in World Cup history
Brazil has long been the most successful team in World Cup history, having won five editions of the tournament, one more than either Germany or Italy, both tied on four titles each. But following Brazil’s 2-0 knockout win over Mexico on Monday, Brazil has now also moved above Germany in the all-time goals scored column at the World Cup.
Brazil has long been the most successful team in World Cup history, having won five editions of the tournament, one more than either Germany or Italy, both tied on four titles each. But following Brazil’s 2-0 knockout win over Mexico on Monday, Brazil has now also moved above Germany in the all-time goals scored column at the World Cup.
With goals against Mexico, Brazil tops Germany as highest-scoring team in World Cup history
Brazil has long been the most successful team in World Cup history, having won five editions of the tournament, one more than either Germany or Italy, both tied on four titles each. But following Brazil’s 2-0 knockout win over Mexico on Monday, Brazil has now also moved above Germany in the all-time goals scored column at the World Cup.
Former Italy Under-21 defender Adam Masina became Watford's fourth close season signing putting pen to paper on a five year deal. (AFP Photo/FILIPPO MONTEFORTE)
Former Italy Under-21 defender Adam Masina became Watford's fourth close season signing putting pen to paper on a five year deal
Former Italy Under-21 defender Adam Masina became Watford's fourth close season signing putting pen to paper on a five year deal. (AFP Photo/FILIPPO MONTEFORTE)
Former Italy Under-21 defender Adam Masina became Watford's fourth close season signing putting pen to paper on a five year deal
Former Italy Under-21 defender Adam Masina became Watford's fourth close season signing putting pen to paper on a five year deal
Former Italy Under-21 defender Adam Masina became Watford's fourth close season signing putting pen to paper on a five year deal
The striker posted a video of himself playing football with rapper 6ix9ine in Italy on Instagram less than 24 hours before he was expected in France
Balotelli fails to report for Nice training
The striker posted a video of himself playing football with rapper 6ix9ine in Italy on Instagram less than 24 hours before he was expected in France
The 40-year-old stopper believes it is time that younger players stepped up to fill the void that he will leave between the sticks for the Azzurri
Buffon confirms Italy retirement: I gave everything that I had
The 40-year-old stopper believes it is time that younger players stepped up to fill the void that he will leave between the sticks for the Azzurri
FILE - In this July 3, 1990 file photo Argentina's goalkeeper Sergio Javier Goycochea saves the penalty kicked by Italy's Aldo Serena at the end of extra time in the World Cup Soccer semi-final, in Naples, Italy. (AP Photo, File)
Russia adds to list of famous World Cup upsets
FILE - In this July 3, 1990 file photo Argentina's goalkeeper Sergio Javier Goycochea saves the penalty kicked by Italy's Aldo Serena at the end of extra time in the World Cup Soccer semi-final, in Naples, Italy. (AP Photo, File)
The veteran goalkeeper sees his immediate future at Emirates Stadium, with the opportunity to head to Italy turned down in order to honour a contract
Cech snubs Napoli to battle Leno for Arsenal's No. 1 spot
The veteran goalkeeper sees his immediate future at Emirates Stadium, with the opportunity to head to Italy turned down in order to honour a contract
The Chelsea boss quit after being refused a raise, and now the former head of football in Italy admits that he might have made a mistake
Italy would be at World Cup if I'd paid Conte more - Tavecchio
The Chelsea boss quit after being refused a raise, and now the former head of football in Italy admits that he might have made a mistake
FILE PHOTO: Football - 1982 FIFA World Cup Final - Italy v West Germany - Estadio Santiago Bernabeu, Madrid - 11 July1982 Italy players celebrate and parade the World Cup trophy Mandatory Credit: Action Images / Sporting Pictures/File Photo
FILE PHOTO: Italy players celebrate and parade the World Cup trophy
FILE PHOTO: Football - 1982 FIFA World Cup Final - Italy v West Germany - Estadio Santiago Bernabeu, Madrid - 11 July1982 Italy players celebrate and parade the World Cup trophy Mandatory Credit: Action Images / Sporting Pictures/File Photo
FILE PHOTO: Brazilian striker Bebeto leaps into the arms of goalkeeper Claudio Taffarel (L) as Italy's Roberto Baggio (C) stares at the ground after missing the penalty kick which cost his team the World Cup during the final in Pasadena, California July 17, 1994. REUTERS/Andre Camara/File Photo
FILE PHOTO: To match Feature SOCCER-WORLD/PENALTIES
FILE PHOTO: Brazilian striker Bebeto leaps into the arms of goalkeeper Claudio Taffarel (L) as Italy's Roberto Baggio (C) stares at the ground after missing the penalty kick which cost his team the World Cup during the final in Pasadena, California July 17, 1994. REUTERS/Andre Camara/File Photo
FILE PHOTO: Italy's Roberto Baggio puts his penalty over the bar in the World Cup final against Brazil at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California July 17, 1994. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn/File Photo
FILE PHOTO: To match Feature SOCCER-WORLD/PENALTIES
FILE PHOTO: Italy's Roberto Baggio puts his penalty over the bar in the World Cup final against Brazil at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California July 17, 1994. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn/File Photo
Clubs from France, Spain and Italy are vying to secure the want-away Blues winger, who is looking to find regular first-team football for next season
Chelsea star Boga sparks transfer scramble between Sassuolo, Celta Vigo, Real Betis and Lille
Clubs from France, Spain and Italy are vying to secure the want-away Blues winger, who is looking to find regular first-team football for next season
FILE - In this Sunday, March 18, 2018 file photo, AC Milan coach Gennaro Gattuso celebrates with his players after winning the Serie A soccer match between AC Milan and Chievo Verona at the San Siro stadium in Milan, Italy. UEFA has on Wednesday, June 27, 2018 given AC Milan a one-year Europa League ban for overspending on player transfer and wages. Milan last year spent more than 200 million euros (then nearly $250 million) on new players amid questions over the financial stability of the Chinese-led consortium that purchased the Italian club from Silvio Berlusconi for $800 million in April 2017. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni, file)
Milan to appeal 1-year Europa League ban
FILE - In this Sunday, March 18, 2018 file photo, AC Milan coach Gennaro Gattuso celebrates with his players after winning the Serie A soccer match between AC Milan and Chievo Verona at the San Siro stadium in Milan, Italy. UEFA has on Wednesday, June 27, 2018 given AC Milan a one-year Europa League ban for overspending on player transfer and wages. Milan last year spent more than 200 million euros (then nearly $250 million) on new players amid questions over the financial stability of the Chinese-led consortium that purchased the Italian club from Silvio Berlusconi for $800 million in April 2017. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni, file)
FILE - In this Thursday, June 24, 2010 file photo, Italy's Fabio Cannavaro reacts at the end of the World Cup group F soccer match between Slovakia and Italy at Ellis Park Stadium in Johannesburg, South Africa. Slovakia won 3-2 and defending champion Italy was eliminated at the group stage. On Wednesday, June 27, 2018, Germany became the latest world champion to be eliminated from the World Cup at the group stage. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino, File)
Being a defending champion at World Cup isn't always easy
FILE - In this Thursday, June 24, 2010 file photo, Italy's Fabio Cannavaro reacts at the end of the World Cup group F soccer match between Slovakia and Italy at Ellis Park Stadium in Johannesburg, South Africa. Slovakia won 3-2 and defending champion Italy was eliminated at the group stage. On Wednesday, June 27, 2018, Germany became the latest world champion to be eliminated from the World Cup at the group stage. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino, File)
For the third consecutive men’s World Cup, the defending champs have been eliminated after three games. In 2010 it was Italy, and four years ago Spain. On Wednesday, it was Germany, in shockingly punchless fashion.
Germany eliminated from 2018 World Cup after loss to South Korea
For the third consecutive men’s World Cup, the defending champs have been eliminated after three games. In 2010 it was Italy, and four years ago Spain. On Wednesday, it was Germany, in shockingly punchless fashion.
For the third consecutive men’s World Cup, the defending champs have been eliminated after three games. In 2010 it was Italy, and four years ago Spain. On Wednesday, it was Germany, in shockingly punchless fashion.
Germany eliminated from 2018 World Cup after loss to South Korea
For the third consecutive men’s World Cup, the defending champs have been eliminated after three games. In 2010 it was Italy, and four years ago Spain. On Wednesday, it was Germany, in shockingly punchless fashion.
We’re looking at you, 1982 Italy.
The worst-performing World Cup teams to get out of their groups
We’re looking at you, 1982 Italy.
The United States will face Brazil, Mexico, England and Italy in friendlies to kick off preparations for its World Cup qualification in 2022
The United States will face Brazil, Mexico, England and Italy in friendlies to kick off preparations for its World Cup qualification in 2022
The United States will face Brazil, Mexico, England and Italy in friendlies to kick off preparations for its World Cup qualification in 2022
The United States will face Brazil, Mexico, England and Italy in friendlies to kick off preparations for its World Cup qualification in 2022 (AFP Photo/Ashley Allen)
The United States will face Brazil, Mexico, England and Italy in friendlies to kick off preparations for its World Cup qualification in 2022
The United States will face Brazil, Mexico, England and Italy in friendlies to kick off preparations for its World Cup qualification in 2022 (AFP Photo/Ashley Allen)

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