Real Madrid has announced Cristiano Ronaldo’s transfer to Juventus.
After a week of speculations regarding the move, it is finally confirmed today. In what seems to be the biggest transfer in terms of the significance of it all, Cristiano Ronaldo has left Real Madrid for Juventus.
Ronaldo moved to Real Madrid in 2009, and has since been their main man until he played his last match for the club in the Champions League final against Liverpool. Ronaldo won two La Liga titles, and four Champions League titles, amongst various others domestic, continental and inter-continental honours with Real Madrid.
Individually, Cristiano Ronaldo won four Ballon d’Ors during his time at the Los Blancos.
In their official statement, Real Madrid states,
“Real Madrid CF communicates that, in response to the will and request expressed by the player Cristiano Ronaldo, he has agreed to transfer to Juventus FC.
“Today, Real Madrid wants 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 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 the next generations.”
In the end, Real Madrid concluded by stating, Real Madrid will always be your home.
Here are some of the tweets.
.@Cristiano, your goals, your numbers and everything we’ve won together speak for themselves. You have earned a special place in the history of @RealMadrid. As Madridistas we’ll remember you always. It’s been a pleasure to play alongside you, bicho. Big hig and good luck! 🍀👍🏻 pic.twitter.com/NaywaDd3gw
— Sergio Ramos (@SergioRamos) July 10, 2018
OFFICIAL: Cristiano Ronaldo leaves the club after 9 years. Thank you for all the trophies, great moments and happiness you brought to the fans and the club! #GraciasCristiano pic.twitter.com/ZZBNzC2w8B
— Spectating Madrid (@spectatemadrid) July 10, 2018
Benvenuto a Torino, Cristiano 🏴🏳 We had a great time together in Madrid, I can‘t wait to get back to work with you! Today is a special day for @juventusfc! 💪🏽 #FinoAllaFine #ForzaJuve #SK6 @cristiano pic.twitter.com/iU4ULPeHmg
— Sami Khedira (@SamiKhedira) July 10, 2018
El Clásico will never be the same without Cristiano Ronaldo. I’m thankful I was actually alive during this era to witness it all.
— Rey (@ReyLaMadrid) July 10, 2018
Ronaldo fans on their way to Juve pic.twitter.com/ag8sTDhUT9
— Gunther Rankenburg (@grankenburg13) July 10, 2018
— sporza (@sporza) July 10, 2018
Ronaldo fans right now. pic.twitter.com/IPAjWqsiKC
— Footy Humour (@FootyHumour) July 10, 2018
Ronaldo fans when they hear Ronaldo to Juventus is almost done now. pic.twitter.com/GNduOKXXkV
— BestFootyTweets⚽ (@BTFOOTBALL_909) July 10, 2018
Ronaldo really is the greatest sporting personality in the world. Juve is a massive challenge and he had many easy options available to him. He’s addicted to challenging himself. He’s an inspiration.
— RG (@registability) July 10, 2018
Buffon after finding out Ronaldo joined Juventus pic.twitter.com/tW83txtBlb
— Muhammad Elias (@_moe_elias) July 10, 2018
After nearly 10 years on loan at Real Madrid, Manchester United’s Cristiano Ronaldo is off to Juventus.
— DaveOCKOP (@DaveOCKOP) July 10, 2018