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Douglas Costa lauds Ronaldo for forcing everyone to train harder

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Cristiano Ronaldo made his impact on the pitch known as soon as he landed in Italy to join Juventus in a blockbuster deal.

Mercilessly scoring, Ronaldo proved he still’s still among the world’s best, even at 34 years of age.

However, 35-year-old’s influence isn’t just seen on the pitch, at least according to Douglas Costa.

Talking to Esporte Interativo, Costa praised Portuguese’s work ethic, saying:

“Since Ronaldo’s arrival, the body mass percentage of all the players has decreased.

“It’s remarkable because the value of Ronaldo isn’t only seen on the pitch, he also gives us a lot off it,” as quoted by Calciomercato.

Juventus and the former Real Madrid man are going all-in for the Champions League glory this season. Their next opponent is Lokomotiv Moscow as Bianconeri travel to Russia.