Ronaldo still focused on winning for Juventus after 700 goals
Juventus striker Cristiano Ronaldo heaps praise on new Juve coach Maurizio Sarri, saying the team plays with more attacking confidence than last season.
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(SOUNDBITE) (English) JUVENTUS FORWARD, CRISTIANO RONALDO, SAYING: "Individual awards for me it's not the main reason, of course it's good and of course I'm proud to score 700 goals, you know, to win individual awards but for me the priority it's to win things for the Juve and for the national team as well and the records coming in a natural way.
So for me, this is the second point." 2.
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(SOUNDBITE) (English) JUVENTUS FORWARD, CRISTIANO RONALDO, SAYING: "We have a different coach, we have different players, the new system.
I like the way he (Juventus coach Maurizio Sarri) wants the team play.
If you can see the games, I think the team is more confident, we create more chances, we have more of the ball, the players have more confidence.
This doesn't mean that last year, with (former Juventus coach Massimiliano) Allegri, we didn't do a good job as well, we did a fantastic job but this is different, thinking football in a different way that the Allegri for example, and to be honest I'm happy.
I'm happy because we play more forward, we play with more confidence." STORY: Juventus superstar Cristiano Ronaldo on Monday (October 21) said his 700 strikes are just a number on the eve of Champions League match against Lokomotiv Moscow.
"For me the priority is to win things for the Juve and for the national team as well and the records coming in a natural way", CR7 told reporters after having scored his 700th career goal while playing for Portugal last week.
Ronaldo added he is happy about Juventus' new attacking style and improvements under coach Maurizio Sarri.
The Bianconeri are currently leading Group D in the Champions League, after a draw with Atletico Madrid and a victory against Bayer Leverkusen 3-0 in the last round.