Cristiano Ronaldo Joins Juventus at a whooping Deal
Portugal Captain Cristiano Ronaldo has left Spanish Club Real Madrid (continuously played for nine years) and joined Italian-Side Juventus for £105 million or ₹ 956 crore making him one of the four most expensive players of all time..
In a statement, Real Madrid confirmed Ronaldo had asked to leave after nine seasons with the Spanish football giant. “Real Madrid would like to express its gratitude to a player that has proved to be the best in the world and has carved out one of the most brilliant eras in the history of our club and world football,” the club said.
“Real Madrid will always be his home.” In an open letter, Ronaldo said his years in Madrid were “possibly the happiest of my life” but “the time has come for a new cycle”.
“I believe that the time has come to open a new stage in my life and that is why I have asked the club to accept transferring me,” he said.
“Real Madrid has conquered my heart, and that of my family, and that is why more than ever I want to say thank you.”
Juventus president Andrea Agnelli was at Ronaldo’s hotel in Greece on Tuesday as discussions continued over the transfer. Cristiano Ronaldo was Real Madrid all time record goal kepper.