European Champions Real Madrid has just confirmed the transfer of Portuguese winger, Cristiano Ronaldo from Real Madrid to Juventus in a statement, they released on their website a few minutes ago.
The multiple winners of the UEFA Champions League and three-time winners of the cup in the last four years, in their statement, thanked the man that has brought the club so much glory in almost a decade spent at the club since his record transfer fee from Manchester United, especially in the last three years under the reign of Zidane.
The statement as released by the club did not say how much of money involved, but if there is anything that we now know is that in the next 24-hours, the world footballer of the year, and five-time Champions league winner and European Cup winner Cristiano Ronaldo would be a Juventus player. See the club’s statement:
“Real Madrid CF announces that, in accordance with the will and request expressed by Cristiano Ronaldo, he has agreed to transfer to Juventus FC
Real Madrid today wants to express its gratitude to a player who has proven 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 on the pitch 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 future generations.
Real Madrid will always be your home.