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Juventus Sells $60 Million Worth Of Cristiano Ronaldo’s Jerseys In The First 24 Hours


Cristiano Ronaldo fever is gripping Juventus FC.

Juventus, the biggest soccer club in Italy, sold 520,000 Ronaldo jerseys in just 24 hours, according to Yahoo Italy.

As official Ronaldo jerseys cost about $120, that would be $62.4 million in total revenue almost half his transfer fee.

Ronaldo left Real Madrid for Juventus last week in a $129.3 million deal, but the Italian club will not recuperate the bulk of the transfer fee from shirt sales alone, as typically clubs receive only 10-15% of the revenue generated by the kit manufacturer (Adidas). It is therefore likely that Juventus will see about $6 million to $9 million of this money.

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Regardless, Juventus is still feeling the effects of acquiring one of the planet’s most famous athletes.

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I regained form after I stopped eating jollof rice – Footballer Isaac Success

Footballer, Isaac Success has revealed how he regained his form in the English Premier League.

Isaac says his change of diet, including a stop in eating his favorite Jollof rice, helped him. The 22-year-old injury prone Nigerian footballer, in a chat with DailyMail said:

“I was eating a lot of African food [Jollof rice inclusive]and it was a little bit heavy but I’ve cut that out and I’m on the team diet, eating with the team.

Eating earlier at night, it’s really helped. I wasn’t fit and wasn’t working. I made mistakes because I wasn’t working hard and needed to concentrate more. I stuck to my plan.

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When you’re fit it’s more difficult to get injured, and if you’re injured you recover on time. So, this season is going well because physically I’m fine. I lost a couple of kilos and that made me faster and stronger. I feel sharper.”

According to reports, Isaac has already played more minutes this season than he played in the two before.

He has also scored again in the EPL, something he last did in 2016. Has also added three Super Eagles caps to the single cap he had before October.

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Owen mention one player Chelsea must replace after 2-0 win over Man City 

Former Liverpool star, Michael Owen, has identified one player Chelsea must replace in their squad.

Owen said Alvaro Morata was no longer needed in the team having failed to establish himself since arriving last season.

Morata was not even on the bench on Saturday as Maurizio Sarri decided to play Eden Hazard as false nine.

The Spaniard has failed to live up to expectations after arriving from Real Madrid for a club-record £60million in the summer of 2017.

“Chelsea need to replace Morata,” Owen told BT Sport.

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Pep Guardiola reveals why Manchester City lost 2-0 to Chelsea 

Manchester City boss, Pep Guardiola, has revealed why they were beaten 2-0 by Chelsea at Stamford Bridge on Saturday.

City suffered their first defeat of the season on Saturday with goals from N’golo Kante and David Luiz in each half.

Maurizio Sarri’s side rose from the disappointment of losing at Wolves in midweek to end City’s 21-game unbeaten league run.

Guardiola’s side was struck in the first half as N’Golo Kante fired high past Ederson from Eden Hazard’s pass.

Chelsea returned from the break stronger and much improved, securing the win with 12 minutes left when David Luiz’s glancing header following a corner bounced in off the far post

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Guardiola told post-match conference at Stamford Bridge, “The result is the result, they scored two goals, congratulations Chelsea for the victory.

“We came here with an idea, we had a great first half but conceded the goal.

“They are so strong, the first half and last 25 we were fantastic and it was a joy to see my players and they showed incredible personality to play here.

“We created enough chances to score, unfortunately, it didn’t happen. The way we played today was incredible.”

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