FIFA 2018 has been a great concern for everyone but Ronaldo’s decision has grabbed the attention of everyone around the world. Being the best football player in the world he has all eyes on him.
Earlier we had rumors about Ronaldo being offered £105.30m by the club Juventus. The social media was blasting with this news. People turned their heads towards Ronaldo even after Portugal was out of the FIFA world cup (2018), Russia.
It was late last week when some of Europe’s leading clubs began to contact Cristiano Ronaldo’s camp, wondering whether it was for once actually true and this might be more than a bluff – that he might really be considering leaving Real Madrid. They were all told that indeed it was true, but that negotiations were already very far advanced with Juventus.
The club Real Madrid may or may not be affected by this biggest transfer in the history of football but it is the biggest step CR7 has taken in his life. As we all know that these 9 years in Real Madrid were some of the most glorious years of Ronaldo’s life. This was the time when we received 5 Ballon d’Or, 4 UEFA Best player in Europe, one European Championship, one time Champion’s league winner and one time English Championship. This might have been a difficult decision for him. The club Real Madrid and his teammates made him the best player in the world with a net worth $108M according to Forbes, $123M after the transfer.
Ronaldo Expresses himself
“These years in Real Madrid, and in this city of Madrid, have been possibly the happiest of my life.
I only have feelings of enormous gratitude for this club, for this hobby and for this city. I can only thank all of them for the love and affection I have received.
However, I believe that the time has come to open a new stage in my life and that is why I have asked the club to accept transferring me. I feel that way and I ask everyone, and especially our followers, to please understand me.
They have been absolutely wonderful for 9 years. They have been 9 unique years. It has been an exciting time for me, full of consideration but also hard because Real Madrid is of a very high demand, but I know very well that I will never forget that I have enjoyed football here in a unique way.
I have had fabulous teammates in the field and in the dressing room, I have felt the warmth of an incredible crowd and together we have won 3 Champions in a row and 4 Champions in 5 years. And with them also, on an individual level, I have the satisfaction of having won 4 Gold Balls and 3 Gold Boots. All during my time in this immense and extraordinary club.
Real Madrid has conquered my heart, and that of my family, and that is why more than ever I want to say thank you: thanks to the club, the President, the directors, my colleagues, all the technicians, doctors, physios and incredible workers that make everything work and that are pending every detail tirelessly.
Thank you infinitely once more to our fans and thanks also to Spanish Football. During these 9 exciting years, I have had great players in front of me. My respect and my recognition for all of them.
I have reflected a lot and I know that the time has come for a new cycle. I’m leaving but this shirt, this shield, and the Santiago Bernabéu will continue to always feel as my own wherever I am.
Thanks to all and, of course, as I said that first time in our stadium 9 years ago: Hala Madrid “!