Cristiano Ronaldo Can’t Rescue Juventus’ Stock; Shares Plunge 23% on Champions League Shock Exit

By Juventus stock plunged by more than 23% in the two days following the club’s Champions League exit, where a goal by Cristiano Ronaldo wasn’t enough to stave off defeat against Ajax.

Such is the financial gulf between Italian giants Juventus and their Dutch opponents that the share price of Juventus Fc SpA (JUVE) sunk like a stone immediately after the game. The selloff signals a lack of belief among investors that the ‘Ronaldo Project’ is going to pay off, and raises questions about the future of the club on and off the pitch.

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