Real Madrid confirms Cristiano Ronaldo's move to Juventus

Jul 11, 2018, 09:34 IST | PA Sport

The Portugal star, 33, joined Real from Manchester United for a then-world record fee of 80 million pounds in 2009

Real Madrid confirms Cristiano Ronaldo's move to Juventus
Cristiano Ronaldo

Real Madrid have announced that the transfer of Cristiano Ronaldo to Juventus for a reported 105 million euro (Rs 845 cr) has been agreed. The Portugal star, 33, joined Real from Manchester United for a then-world record fee of £80 million in 2009.

Ronaldo scored 451 goals in nine years for Real to become the club's record goalscorer. In a statement by the Spanish giants said: "Real Madrid CF communicates that, in response to the will and request expressed by the player Cristiano Ronaldo, he has agreed to transfer to Juventus FC.

"Today, Real Madrid wants to express its gratitude to a player who has proved to be the best in the world and who has marked one of the brightest times in the history of our club and world football.

"Beyond the conquered titles, the trophies achieved and the triumphs achieved in the playing fields during these nine years, Cristiano Ronaldo has been an example of dedication, work, responsibility, talent and improvement."

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