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Cristiano Ronaldo leaving Real
Madrid to join Italian club Juventus

Associated Press, by Staff

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Posted By:LittleHoodedMonk, 7/10/2018 1:23:57 PM

Cristiano Ronaldo is leaving Real Madrid to join Italian club Juventus, bringing to an end a glittering nine-year spell in Spain. Madrid said Tuesday it has reached an agreement with Juventus after a request by Ronaldo. The 33-year-old Ronaldo is on vacation in Greece after Portugal´s elimination from the World Cup. Juventus President Andrea Agnelli flew out Tuesday to meet the five-time Ballon d´Or winner. Ronaldo joined Real Madrid in 2009 from Manchester United and was the Spanish club´s all-time leading scorer with 451 goals in 438 matches. He helped the club win four Champions League titles — beating Juventus in the

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This is YUGE news for football. With the first semi-final match to begin in less than an hour between France and Belgium, this is sure to be the topic of the sportscasters. My advice. CR7 had better be careful not to get in trouble with the taxman...again with this move.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: earlybird, 7/10/2018 1:28:40 PM     (No. 11689591)

We were very disappointed in the vaunted Ronaldo’s outing in the match Portugal lost, flushing them and him out of the World Cup. He stood around a great deal while others tried to make goals. Word is that he was told to let the others do more. That strains credibility when the team was in the World Cup, going for a win.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: red1066, 7/10/2018 3:21:43 PM     (No. 11689707)

Is there a false Madrid?

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Reply 3 - Posted by: earlybird, 7/10/2018 4:48:37 PM     (No. 11689778)

In Spanish, real means royal. Here’s why Real Madrid has been called that since 1920. It is an honor:

https://www.quora.com/What-are-the-Spanish-sports-clubs-that-have-Real-as-a-part-of-their-names

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Rolfnader, 7/10/2018 7:20:14 PM     (No. 11689927)

I either broke or seriously sprained my yawner on this article. Ouch!

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Reply 5 - Posted by: coldborezero, 7/11/2018 10:41:56 AM     (No. 11690607)

Not "football"; Soccer. Not American.
The effete in this country long to be European, because, you know, Americans are so "gauche". Probably want royalty, as well.

Meh.

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