Real Madrid confirms Ronaldo's transfer to Juventus

Wednesday, 11 July 2018, 05:35 Hrs
27
cmt right
31
Comment Right
45
cmt right
10
cmt right
Printer Print Email Email

cristanoReigning European champions Real Madrid announced on Tuesday that they have accepted the request from superstar forward Cristiano Ronaldo for a transfer to record Serie A winners Juventus FC.

In an official statement, Real Madrid thanked Ronaldo for his services to the club, hailing the Portuguese star as the best player in the world.

"Real Madrid C. F. communicates that according to the will and request expressed by the player Cristiano Ronaldo, (we have) agreed to transfer him 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," the Spanish giants said on their official website.

"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," the statement added.

The transfer deal, which was in the works for some time now, has reportedly been settled for 105 million euros ($123.25 million).

The move is expected to be a major boost for Juventus, who have dominated the Italian league in recent years, winning the top flight title seven years in a row. They have also finished runners-up in the Champions League twice in the last four years.

"He has also become the top scorer in the history of Real Madrid with 451 goals in 438 games. The 16 titles include 4 European Cups, 3 of them consecutive and 4 in the last 5 seasons.

"For Real Madrid, Cristiano Ronaldo will always be one of its great symbols and a unique reference for the next generations," the statement further said.

"Real Madrid will always be your home."

Read more news:

Portugal enter pre-quarters despite being held by Iran

Indonesia Open: Sindhu in pre-quarters, Srikanth bows out


Source: IANS
SPOTLIGHT
Business
Automobile major MG Motors India on Wednesday said that it plans to manufacture electric vehicle E..
Entertainment
Actor Dhanush, whose last Hindi release was R. Balkis "Shamitabh", may be working in another H..
Career
Les Roches Global Hospitality Education, a multi-national hospitality management institute, a..
Finance
India's tea exports increased by 11.5 per cent to 17.93 million kgs in April this year aga..
Technology
To ensure uninterrupted functioning of the app in areas of low networks, Facebook-owned..
Travel
Imagine life being a romantic Bollywood song of the 90's. All those exotic frames punched into one..
Enterprise IT
Taking on streaming giants like Netflix and Hulu, Walt Disney Co. has announced it will ..
Startup City
With cities growing rapidly and infrastructure not keeping pace, the daunting work com..
Gadgets
Yamaha Music India has launched its first Indian keyboard PSR I500 under the 'Make in India' initi..