Cristiano Ronaldo has stated that the magical hat-trick he scored to help secure a quarter final spot for Juventus in the Champions League is the reason why the club bought him.
Ronaldo score the goals against Atletico Madrid after his side suffered a 2-0 loss away at Madrid.
The game ended 3-2 on aggregates.
“It is a special night, not only because of my goals but because of the incredible attitude of the team,” he said afterwards.
“This is the Champions League mentality.
“We haven’t won anything yet, but this is a source of pride and shows we are on the right track.
“Juventus brought me here for this, to help and do my job, so I’m happy that we enjoyed a magical night.”
He also had praise for Los Rojiblancos.
“They are a great team and a very difficult opponent, but we are too and we showed that tonight,” he concluded.
“We certainly deserved to qualify.”