Khedira welcomes former Real Madrid team-mate

After the Portugal captain's move from Real Madrid was confirmed, Sami Khedira welcomed Cristiano Ronaldo to Juventus.

Cristiano Ronaldo will link up with a familiar face in Turin, as he will be reunited with Sami Khedira – with whom he won the second Champions League title of his career and first for Real Madrid.   -  Getty Images

Cristiano Ronaldo's former Real Madrid team-mate Sami Khedira has welcomed the Portugal captain to his new club Juventus. Madrid confirmed on Tuesday that Ronaldo has been given the green light to join Juve in a deal reported to be worth €105million.

READ: Ronaldo signs for Juventus from Real Madrid

The five-time Ballon d'Or winner said in an open letter published on Madrid's website he wants to start a "new cycle" in his career.

Ronaldo will link up with a familiar face in Turin, as he will be reunited with Khedira – with whom he won the second Champions League title of his career and first for Madrid – for the Serie A champion.

 

"Welcome to Turin, Cristiano," Khedira wrote on Twitter. "We had a great time together in Madrid, I can't wait to get back to work with you! Today is a special day for Juventus."

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