Ronaldo moved to Juventus because of Messi, Giggs reveals

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Cristiano Ronaldo's possible obsession with being better than Lionel Messi may have motivated him to join Juventus, according to former Manchester United team-mate Ryan Giggs.

A small union has called a strike at Fiat Chrysler's Melfi plant in Italy after its main investor, the Agnelli family, made a decision to pay 100 million euros to land Portuguese superstar Cristiano Ronaldo to Juventus.

Auto behemoth Fiat are based in Juve´s home city Turin and both are co-owned by the Agnelli family.

The union urged Fiat owners to invest in its workforce to bolster the finances of "thousands of people instead of only one".

The Union said it is unacceptable that millions of euros were being spent on the purchase of a player in a time when Fiat Chrysler workers were making "huge economic sacrifices".

He is the Spanish club's all-time top scorer with 450 goals in all competitions and won two La Liga titles and four Champions League trophies with them.

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"Today Real Madrid want to give thanks to a player who has demonstrated he is the best in the world and who marked one of the most brilliant periods in the history of our club and world football", Real Madrid said in a statement.

The four-year deal to woo Ronaldo from Real Madrid was announced on Tuesday amid concern that Juventus might have overpaid for the 33-year-old forward.

To drum home their concerns, the USB union has called for a strike at the Melfi plant in southern Italy.

Fiat factory workers in Italy can think of a few things they'd rather see their owner spend $130 million on than Cristiano Ronaldo.

Modric, who is set to captain Croatia in the World Cup final on Sunday, conceded his disappointment over the departure of the Portugal great.

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