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‘Ronaldo proves in every game that he is the best’, says Kulusevski

Dejan Kulusevski, Cristiano Ronaldo
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New Juventus signing Dejan Kulusevski is ‘very grateful’ to call the world’s best player Cristiano Ronaldo a teammate and hopes to follow in his example.

Kulusevski will link-up with Ronaldo at Juventus this season after a productive loan spell with fellow Serie A side Parma.

The 20-year-old has had quite the week from a surprise omission from Sweden’s defeat against France, which an infuriated Zlatan Ibrahimovic branded a ‘f***ing joke’, to facing none other than Ronaldo.

He witnessed first-hand as the five-time Ballon d’Or winner smashed home two sublime goals as Portugal beat Sweden 2-0, becoming only the second player ever to score 100 or more international goals.

“He’s fantastic, pure gasoline, he is a world-class player that everyone wants to play with,” said Kulusevski as quoted on Tribal Football.

“He is an example that I want. follow. In every game he proves that he is the best, I am lucky to be his teammate and I will learn everything from him. He is kind, he loves helping others. I am very grateful.”

Kulusevski will no doubt come in handy for Ronaldo and Juventus for the new season. Not only is he a highly-rated talent, but his versatility could be a useful trait as he can play in central midfield, down the flanks, and even as a center-forward.

Even Ronaldo had some words of praise for the Swedish youngster after his historic night at the Friends Arena on Tuesday.

“He is a great talent,” said Cristiano. “He will help us to win and achieve incredible things.

“I really like to see him, he has a great potential, and he’s an excellent player. I hope to play with him and score a lot of goals together.”