Cristiano Ronaldo Moves To Juventus To Begin A New Stage In His Life

It’s official! The deal and the transfer of the century is complete and after 9 years with “Los Blancos” one of the greatest players and goal scorers in the history of The Beautiful Game and 5-Time Ballon d‘Orr winner, Euro 2016 Champion, 5 Time League Titles and UEFA Champions League winner and many other awards and accolades Cristiano Ronaldo is heading to the Bianconeri. Juventus Football Club S.p.A announced an agreement with Real Madrid Club De Futbol S.p.A for the definitive acquisition of the registration rights of Dos Santos Aveiro Cristiano Ronaldo for a consideration of $100 Million Euros payable in two financial years, in addition to the solidarity contribution provided by FIFA regulations and additional costs of 12 Million Euro. Cristiano Ronaldo has signed until June 30, 2022 and will receive a reported 30 Million per year for 4 years plus the Portuguese Superstar will land lucrative endorsements. “CR7” scored 450 goals and assisted on another 131 strikes in 438 games with Real Madrid. The 33 year loves his fans in Spain and asked them to understand that he grew unhappy with Florentino Perez and requested a move and change of scenery and will start the next chapter of his life and illustrious career in Turin (Torino) Italy. This is an amazing acquisition for Juve who have won 7 straight Serie A titles and recently lost their legendary captain Gianluigi Buffon who left Italia and signed a two year deal in France. Stock Prices for Juventus are way up and tickets sales will be through the roof to see Number 7 and jersey and merchandise sales will be off the charts! I can’t wait until the start of the next season. Ronaldo said in an open letter “I believe that the time has come to begin a new stage in my life and that is why I have asked the club to accept my transfer request. I feel that way and I ask everyone, and especially our followers, to please understand. Real Madrid has conquered my heart, and that of my family, and that is why more than ever I want to say thank you. I’m leaving but this shirt, this crest and the Santiago Bernabeu will continue to always feel as my own wherever I am.”In a statement the Spanish Club said “Real Madrid would like 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. For Real Madrid, Cristiano Ronaldo will always be one of its great symbols and a unique reference for future generations.” England and Croatia play Wednesday at 2pm and the winner will face France who defeated Belgium 1-Nil on Tuesday. The third place game is Saturday at 10am and the World Cup Final is Sunday at 11am in Russia

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