Instead, the fact that he is represented by Jorge Mendes has become a central part of the story surrounding Cristiano Ronaldo's own shocking arrival in Turin.
De Laurentiis has admitted that he had the chance to reunite Ronaldo with former Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti but felt it would have been financially disastrous for the club.
"There isn't a player who scores 60 goals a year for you and is worth to you 100 million euros".
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Challenged by the interviewer on this, Mr Trump said the European Union was "very difficult". But in a series of Twitter posts on Sunday, Trump - or more likely Dan Scavino, Jr .
After the medicals, he will be unveiled as a Juventus player inside the club's Allianz Stadium at 5.30 pm United Kingdom time.
Fiat workers plan to strike over Juventus' $131 million signing of Cristiano Ronaldo - saying the vehicle company should be investing in its employees "rather than enriching only one", according to reports. Ronaldo is then due to jet back off to finish his holidays.
No wonder some of those Juve fans that had gathered outside the Allianz Stadium were singing "Ronaldo, bring us the Champions (League)".
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The Australian doctor who was the last man out of the Thai cave has praised the young footballers whose ordeal sparked the rescue. At home we must thank our families for dealing with the media and the worry we caused them (they are used to the latter I fear).
Just as the semi-finals were set to kick-off, the Portuguese superstar was confirmed as a Juventus player, completing a £105m transfer from Real Madrid.
Ronaldo leaves Real as their all-time top scorer with 450 goals in all competitions winning four Champions Leagues and two La Liga titles with Los Blancos.
"We have to ask ourselves: What is the little girl in Shanghai and the millennial in Mexico City thinking?" he said at the time.
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And then you look how, you know, partisan it is. "I think it's ridiculous, so I let that be known also this time", Trump said. Trump's comments double down on his criticism of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation member countries at last week's summit.