Juventus and Real Madird on Tuesday confirmed the signing of 5 time Ballon’dor winner Cristiano Ronaldo for a whooping 105 million euros.
The Portuguese forward spent 9 years in Los Blancos and became the Spanish club’s all-time top scorer with 451 goals in all competitions and also won two La Liga titles and four Champions League trophies with them.
Despite of it being rumored since the start of World Cup, the transfer of Ronaldo shocked the football community fetching a number of reactions including farewell messages from Ronaldo’s former team mates to welcoming messages from his new teammates.
Cristiano Ronaldo will be joining his former team mate Sami Khedira at Juventus, as Ronaldo follows his ex team mate’s footsteps. Sami Khedira tweeted after confirmation of the signing , ‘We had a great time together in Madrid, can’t wait to get back to work with you! Today is a special day for @juventus!’
Another German midfielder, Ronaldo’s current team mate Toni Kroos also tweeted about his ex Real Madrid colleague, ‘crucial for the trophieswe won in the past years! A true champion. It was a pleasure playing with you legend.’
Real Madrid’s captain Sergio Ramos tweeted, ‘’@cristiano, your goals, your numbers and everything we’ve won together speak for themselves. You have earned a special place in history of Real Madrid.
As Madridistas we will remember you always. It’s been a pleasure to play alongside you, Big him and good luck!’’
Even Ronaldo’s new team mate Paulo Dybala tweeted a welcome message for his new team mate, Cristiano Ronaldo.