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Cristiano Ronaldo takes swipe at former clubs Real Madrid and Manchester United

Juventus superstar Cristiano Ronaldo has aimed a dig at his previous clubs by describing his current team as the best squad he’s been a part of.

The Portugal international only just left Real Madrid for Juve this summer, but clearly already feels very at home with his new team-mates, saying it’s more of a family in Turin than in the Spanish capital.

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While Ronaldo specifically mentioned Real as a club where there were more egos, these quotes from the 33-year-old could undoubtedly also be taken as a slight at his old employers Manchester United as he feels this is the best group he’s played with.

‘It’s not fair to only mention some names, but I can say that this is the best group I have played with,’ Ronaldo is quoted by Sport.

‘Here, we are a team. In other places, some [players] feel bigger than the rest, but here everyone’s on the same page, humble and wanting to win.

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Cristiano Ronaldo has enjoyed his time at Juventus

‘If Dybala or Mandzukic don’t score, they’re still happy, smiling. For me, that’s beautiful. I notice the difference.

‘Even though they’re humble at Madrid, here I feel like they’re more humble. It’s different to Madrid, this is more of a family.’

Although Ronaldo was a star player for United and seemed to enjoy his time there, it may be that he may have found it a tougher atmosphere with some big characters in that dressing room who’d been there a long time, particularly when he first joined and the likes of Roy Keane were still there.

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