Buffon’s reaction to Ronaldo’s overhead kick: Cristiano Ronaldo scored a wondrous goal against Juventus in the last season.
Cristiano Ronaldo joined Juventus from Real Madrid this season in a stunning 100m euros transfer. The Portuguese forward left the Spanish side as their highest goalscorer in the history.
Ronaldo made an instant impact after joining Juventus, and seems to enjoy life in Turin. The forward also opened up on his move away from Real Madrid, stating that his relationship with Florentino Perez was affected towards the ending years of his stay.
However, Ronaldo’s contributions to Real Madrid have been lauded by the club’s fans all over the world. The forward made a significant contribution to Real Madrid’s Champions League run last season.
Real Madrid’s quarterfinal game against Juventus will long be remembered for Ronaldo’s bicycle kick. However, a video has surfaced recently where Buffon has reacted to the goal.
Buffon’s reaction to Ronaldo’s goal:
The Juventus goalkeeper had hardly a chance to stop an absolute stunner from Cristiano Ronaldo as he took a monstrous leap to score the overhead kick.
The goal was so good that the Juventus supporters also stood up and applauded Ronaldo for the goal. Many fans have even claimed online that the reaction he received from the crowd in Turin was the turning point for Ronaldo, and it triggered him to join Juventus.
This is how Gianluigi Buffon reacted to Ronaldo’s goal:
Great shot this. Buffon saluting Ronaldo, after the latter’s goal vs. Juventus last season. pic.twitter.com/iwZwuWx0WC
— Mootaz Chehade (@MHChehade) November 14, 2018
The Italian goalkeeper left Juventus for Paris Saint Germain after 17 years at the club this season.
Since joining Juventus, Cristiano Ronaldo has scored 9 goals in 15 matches across all competitions. The Italian side is unbeaten in the Serie A, winning 11 of their 12 games so far. Juventus are currently at the top of their Champions League group, but lost their last game to Manchester United 2-1, with Ronaldo scoring the only goal.