Ronaldo signs for Juventus from Real Madrid


On Tuesday, Juve and Madrid agreed a €105m (£92.7m) deal for Ronaldo and the 33-year-old is now set to finalise his move to the Serie A champions.

Ronaldo's four-year contract is expected to keep the five-time UEFA Champions League victor in Turin till 2022, with the 33-year-old Portugal global insisting that it was time for another adventure "for a new stage" in his football career.

"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".

Ronaldo, whose World Cup campaign with Portugal was ended in the last 16 by Uruguay just under two weeks ago, hinted after May's Champions League final victory over Liverpool that he was considering leaving the Santiago Bernabeu. And with them also on an individual level, I have had the joy of winning four Ballon d'Or titles and three Golden Boot awards.

Modern great Cristiano Ronaldo left Real Madrid to join Italian champions Juventus.

After nine incredible, trophy-laden years with Los Blancos, Ronaldo decided it was time for a new challenge.

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The two clubs reached a deal reportedly worth 112 million euros (about US$132 million).

'Juventus want to win the Champions League, but not only that, to be recognised on the same level as the greatest clubs in the world, ' he told Sky Sport Italia.

The report claims that following Argentina's World Cup exit, Dybala travelled to Cordoba but was not informed by Juventus about their plan to sign Ronaldo.

Madrid have tended to get their way in the transfer window in recent years, as they have the financial muscle and pulling power to get the players they want.

Other big names in the frame are Kylian Mbappe, who is also at PSG, and Premier League stars including Harry Kane of Spurs and Eden Hazard of Chelsea.