Cristiano Ronaldo jets off to China for the annual CR7 by Nike

Cristiano Ronaldo jets off to China for the annual CR7 by Nike

- Portugal international Ronaldo will miss Juventus preseason match against his former team Real Madrid

- He was unveiled by the Old Lady earlier this week after completing £99 million deal to the Italian club

The former Manchester United star spent nine seasons at the Santiago Bernabeu and won 16 titles in the process

Juventus new signing Cristiano Ronaldo is off to China for his annual for the annual CR7 tour.

The 33-year-old who ended his nine year reign with Real Madrid this summer was unveiled by the Old Lady in Turin.

However, he will miss his new club's pre-season matches against Bayern Munich, Benfica, MLS All Stars and Real Madrid to honour an event by his sponsor Nike.

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He is expected back in Turin later this month before he commences training with the rest of the players that will equally miss the US trip.

Most of the players that progressed from the group stage of the recently concluded Russia 2018 World Cup have been granted an extended holiday and will be back on July 30.

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Ronaldo scored four goals for Portugal in Russia but were unable to reach the quarterfinal stage after losing 2-1 to Uruguay in the Round of 16 encounter.

His hatrick against Spain ensured that the 2016 European Champions avoided defeat in their opening group game.

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NAIJ.com earlier reported that Ronaldo will not be facing his former teammates at Real Madrid after Juventus reportedly ruled him out of the club’s US pre-season summer tour.

According to a UK Sun report citing sources at La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Turin-based outfit have handed Ronaldo exclusion from the Old Lady trip.

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The five-time Ballon d'Or winner penned a £99 million move from the Galaticos to the Serie A following Portugal's exit from the just concluded FIFA World Cup in Russia.

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