The Portuguese star experienced the glory of five occasions in his career and now has set his sights on reaching the sixth European grandest football's club competitions.
is ready to embark on another "long walk" to theChampions League
final, targeting the continent's first trophy withJuventus
Juventus did a brilliant job in their group, including theLa Liga
and climbed to 16 teams with 15 points from six games.
They are now preparing for a clash against
at the first knockout stage. Ronaldo, who has previously landed the ultimate prize with
, is fully aware of what is required for him to end Juve's 25-year wait for the most prestigious awards.
Ronaldo has posted on Instagram:
"This is what the Champions League is all about: the knockout rounds. It's almost as if another competition starts from this point on and everybody has to bring their A game, because every detail can make the difference.
"In the last couple of years we went home sooner than we wanted, but we continue to aim higher every season and this year is no exception.
"Tomorrow we have a very important game against a very strong team and I can only hope that it may be the beginning of the long walk we want to take until the final.
"Respect for the opponent, ambition for the victory and 100% focus on our goals."
Ronaldo spends his third season but has yet to lead them to a European show.
Juventus failed to reach the quarter-finals of the 2018-2019 season before reaching the quarter-finals of last season.
The five-time Ballon d'Or winner can help them reach their goal this time, with the Champions League's all-time leading goalscorer adding another 23 efforts to his stunning tally across all competitions 2020-21.