The Portuguese left after nine years as a Madridista. Juve will pay in total for the operation 117 million. It could be presented on Monday.
Cristiano Ronaldo will play in Juventus the next four seasons after Real Madrid and the Turin club closed an agreement by which the Italians will spend 117 million euros (100 million net for Madrid, five to pay training rights to Sporting of Portugal and Manchester United and 12 in commissions), 10% of the amount contained in its termination clause (1,000 million). Madrid has made official the transfer in a statement in which he points out that, according to the will and request expressed by the player, has agreed to his departure to Juventus.
The conversations between the three parties have been constant in recent weeks, but it was on July 4 when Jorge Mendes, the player’s agent, learned from Real Madrid the conditions for the sale of the player, who had previously reached an agreement with Juventus to receive 30 million euros for each of the seasons. From there, the operation that has ended with Cristiano dressed as a bianconero accelerated. There is still no date set for its official presentation, but the date that is handled is that of next Monday.
In this way they close nine years of Cristiano at Real Madrid that have given him time to become the top scorer in club history with 450 goals in 438 games. Cristiano has won in Real Madrid four Champions, two Leagues, two Cups, two Spanish Super Cups, three European Super Cups and three Club World Cups. He also received, during this time, four times the Golden Ball.
The signing of Cristiano by Real Madrid was sponsored by Ramón Calderón in 2008 and confirmed by Florentino Pérez in 2009. Relations between the player and the president suffered a clear deterioration in recent dates, especially after the imputation of an alleged tax offense to the soccer player. From there, Cristiano wanted to force a renegotiation of his contract and Real Madrid gave him long. The final of the Champions League, won by Real Madrid against Liverpool in Kiev, staged the break. In full Christian party suggested his dissatisfaction with the club, a claim that the club considered untimely. From there, Cristiano, who promised to give explanations and did not do so, looked for offers and finally opted for the Juventus. Real Madrid agreed to sell him for only 105 million in exchange for making it clear that it was he and not the club who made the decision to leave.
Official statement of Madrid
The Real Madrid C. F. communicates that, according to the will and request expressed by the player Cristiano Ronaldo, has agreed to his transfer to Juventus F. C.
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 most brilliant 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 9 years, Cristiano Ronaldo has been an example of dedication, work, responsibility, talent and improvement.
He has also become the top scorer in the history of Real Madrid with 451 goals in 438 games. In total 16 titles, including 4 European Cups, 3 of them consecutive and 4 in the last 5 seasons. On an individual basis, with the Real Madrid jersey he has won 4 Gold Balls, 2 The Best, and 3 Gold Boots, among many other awards.
For Real Madrid Cristiano Ronaldo will always be one of his great symbols and a unique reference for the next generations.
Real Madrid will always be your home.