Former Real Madrid forward, Cristiano Ronaldo was happy to have scored the winning goal and start 2019 with my his Juventus trophy after deciding the Supercoppa against Milan.
His header was the only goal of the game in Jeddah, which saw Franck Kessie sent off for a stamp on Emre Can.
“It was a very difficult match, it’s very warm and hard to play in these conditions,” he told Rai Sport. “We played well, created a lot of chances and obviously I am happy to have scored the winning goal.
“I am happy, it was my intention to start 2019 with a trophy, I have my first title with Juve and I am very happy!
“It is only the start, we take it one step at a time. We’ve got this Cup, now we must keep working hard to achieve the next trophy.
“Serie A is always Juve’s principle objective, we are top of the table, but it’s a very long tournament and it’s going to be tough, so we need to keep working.
“I dedicate the goal to the team, my family, friends and everyone around the world who loves Juve and loves Cristiano.”