Cristiano Ronaldo excited for UCL knockout stage, trusts his “Potential”

Cristiano Ronaldo
TURIN, ITALY - DECEMBER 07: Cristiano Ronaldo of Juventus in action during the Serie A match between Juventus and FC Internazionale at Allianz Stadium on December 7, 2018 in Turin, Italy. (Photo by Tullio M. Puglia/Getty Images )

Ronaldo hit the post in Juve’s 2-1 shocking loss against Young Boys but is excited the Italian club is moving forward to the Champions League’s knockout stages.

Cristiano Ronaldo said the best part of the Champions League is just getting started, saying he’s calm because he trusts in his potential. He also lamented not being able to reach the back of the net on a couple of occasions.

“Now the beautiful part of the Champions League starts and I’m confident we will be fully ready for it,” Ronaldo said via UEFA.com, according to FourFourTwo.

“I’m calm because I know the potential of this team and my potential.

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“I could have scored a couple of goals easily but this is football, we just have to start to focus on the next game.”

Emre Can also lamented not getting the win against Young Boys but is happy Juventus was able to get through as group leaders.

“We knew that it was going to be a tough game here,” Can said. “We had chances in the first half and didn’t score. I think that’s the biggest lesson for us.

“After they scored, we knew it was going to be difficult. But we’re happy to have gone through as group winners, that’s what we wanted to achieve, and let’s see who comes next.”