MADRID- Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo has left the club after nine years in the club and has signed a four year contract with Italian giants Juventus for £88.5 million.

The Two time European giants announced on Tuesday the highly anticipated deal, see’s the five times world player of the year play in the Seria A for the first time.

Ronaldo leaves Madrid as their top all time goalscorer, with an all time record of 451 goals in all competitions won two La Liga titles and four Champions League trophies with them.

The European champions said, “Real Madrid announce that it has agreed to transfer Cristiano Ronaldo to Juventus FC due to the will and desire expressed by the player.”

Mardid paid tribute to the player that called it home for nearly a decade, they wrote,”

“Today 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.

“Beyond all the trophies and matches he won on the pitch during these nine years, Cristiano Ronaldo has also been a role model in commitment, hard work, responsibility, talent and a desire to always exceed himself.”


A look at the career of Portuguese footballer Cristiano Ronaldo, who joins Juventus from Real Madrid. Picture: AFP

Photo Credit- AS English – Diario AS

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