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Ronaldo seeks fans’ support as Juve gun for comeback win against Atletico



Cristiano Ronaldo

Juventus forward, Cristiano Ronaldo has urged fans to support his team as they gun for an incredible comeback victory over Atletico Madrid in the UEFA Champions League round of 16 tie.

The Portuguese star insists he and his teammates ‘believe’ they can overturn their Champions League deficit against the Spanish giants

Juve lost 2-0 in the first leg in Madrid last month, but Ronaldo – who has won the Champions League five times – is confident the Italian champions can launch a comeback.

“This team, in my opinion, is having a fantastic season,” Ronaldo told Juventus TV.

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“We are on top of the League, 16 points ahead of second, and we are happy with what we’re doing in the league.

“We won the Super Cup against Milan, now our goal is the league, of course, and also the Champions League.

“I think the team is good, is confident, we believe. We have to do it with a special night.

“I want to say to the fans that on Tuesday night let’s think positive, let’s believe. It’s possible, but we need your help to make the stadium beautiful, everyone together.

“We need your help, as we’ll going to do our job on the pitch, try to score goals and win the game, and we need your support.

“Get ready to comeback!”

Juve host Atletico on Tuesday.

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