Cristiano Ronaldo officially bids Real Madrid farewell after nine years as he vacates his seat in the Estadio Santiago Bernabeu dressing room on Tuesday as he signs for Juventus.
This was affirmed having signed a four-year contract and a fee which was confirmed by Juventus to be €112m. The 33 year old Portugal star leaves having hit 451 goals in 438 games, attaining four Champion League titles, two Laliga crowns, Five times Ballon d’ore winner and many more on the list.
“Beyond the conquered titles, the trophies won and the triumphs achieved on the pitch during these nine years, Cristiano Ronaldo has been an example of dedication, work, responsibility, talent and improvement.” read an official Real statement.
Cristiano Ronaldo thanked Real Madrid for an “absolutely wonderful” nine years at the club after revealing the time was right to start a new chapter of his illustrious career with Juventus.
“The time has come to open a new stage in my life” he said.
Below is a tweet by the Juventus official Twitter account using the hashtag #C7Juve to welcome the football star to the club:
— JuventusFC (@juventusfc) July 10, 2018