Ronaldo shows humility refuses to wear badge of honour

Serie A By: Iseghohi Odianosen | 02/09/2019

Juventus star Cristiano Ronaldo has shown humility to his fellow teammates for refusing to wear a special Serie A badge awarded to him for winning the best player of the league last season.

Ronaldo refused to wear the badge as a sign of respect to his club teammates.

The former Real Madrid forward scored 28 goals and provided 10 assists in his debut season for Juventus in all competitions for this reason he was awarded the player of the season as Juventus won their eight consecutive Series A title.

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As reported by Marca, Serie A have introduced an initiative to recognize the efforts of the league's best players by awarding them with special badges that are worn on their match day kits the following season. 

Other award winners included Inter's Samir Handanovic (best goalkeeper), Roma's Nicolo Zaniolo (best youngster), Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly (best defender), Lazio's Sergej Milinkovic-Savic (best midfielder) and veteran striker Fabio Quagliarella (best forward).  

The league gave the players the right to decide to wear it or not, Ronaldo has refused to have his badge placed on his jersey, with it being reported that the 34-year-old doesn't want to be seen as superior to his teammates.