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Even at 2-0, he asked me to keep pushing: Kulusevski praises ‘fantastic’ Ronaldo after win over Sampdoria
Turin [Italy], September 21 (ANI): Juventus’ Dejan Kulusevski heaped praise on Cristiano Ronaldo, saying that the Portuguese star wanted him to “keep pushing” at a time when the club already had a 2-0 lead during the Serie A clash against Sampdoria.
20-year-old, Kulusevski, scored in his first game for Juventus helping the club secure a 3-0 win in the match on Monday. He scored the opening goal in the 13th minute which was followed by a strike from Leonardo Bonucci.
“It was a great night. It wasn’t easy against Sampdoria, but we got three important points. I am happy to have found the goal in the first match… The Coach is calm, he believes in us, he lets us play and gives us confidence. Cristiano? He is fantastic, I learn from him, and this is lucky. Even at 2-0 he asked me to keep pushing,” the club’s official website quoted Kulusevski as saying.
Ronaldo netted the third goal for Juventus, handing the team a comfortable win in the first match of the new Serie A season.
After the win, Ronaldo took to Twitter to write: “It’s always good to start the season with a win! Well done team.” (ANI)