Juventus began life without Cristiano Ronaldo in a disappointing fashion as the Italian giants fell to a shock 1-0 home defeat to promoted Empoli.
The Old Lady had kicked off their season with a 2-2 draw at Udinese in what was to be the Portuguese star’s final game for the club.
Juve confirmed on Friday that they had agreed a sensational deal to sell Ronaldo to United.
Juve Boss Massimiliano Allegri had confirmed on Friday morning that Ronaldo had told him he wanted to leave the club.
The 36-year-old was close to crossing the divide to join Manchester City at one point, but his former club Man United made a late shock move for the to bring him back to Old Trafford.
Ronaldo left Turin for Lisbon on Friday after saying goodbye to his Juve team-mates earlier in the day.
He posted a farewell message to Juventus on Instagram, writing: “Today I depart from an amazing club, the biggest in Italy and surely one of the biggest in all of Europe.
“I gave my heart and soul for Juventus and I’ll always love the city of Turin until my final days.
“The ‘tiffosi bianconeri’ always respected me and I tried to thank that respect by fighting for them in every game, every season, every competition.
“In the end, we can all look back and realize that we achieved great things, not all that we wanted, but still, we wrote a pretty beautiful story together.
“I will always be one of you. You are now part of my history, as I feel that I’m part of yours.
“Italy, Juve, Turin, tiffosi bianconeri, you’ll always be in my heart.”