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Ronaldo Sr struggled to hit the ground running in Turin - failing to score in his first three matches - but broke his duck against Sassuolo in Serie A on Sunday. @Cristiano won't care that it's probably the easiest goal of his career. It's @juventusfcen 1 - @SassuoloUS 0.

In the 50th minute Sassuolo defender Gian Marco Ferrari could only head a Juventus corner onto the left post and Ronaldo was waiting to volley in a rebound from less than two yards out.

The 33-year-old then finished off a rapid counter-attack by shooting into the bottom corner after 65 minutes.

Ronaldo signed with Juventus on July 10, with the five-time Ballon d'Or victor joining the Italian club on a four-year deal worth at least $340 million.

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With the weight lifted off his shoulders, Ronaldo was on the war path as Juventus went in search for the second goal.

Embroiled in a heated discussion with Sassuolo's Federico Di Francesco, the Brazilian winger proceeded to spit into the mouth of Di Francesco before walking away.

Sassuolo did pull a goal back in second-half stoppage time, with Khouma Babacar heading home, but it proved to be nothing more than a consolation as Juve hung on for the win.

This is going to be a huge story in world football.

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