Cristiano Ronaldo sealed his imminent transfer to Juventus from Real Madrid after weeks of intense speculations over his future. The reigning European champions took to Twitter to confirm the transfer. Ronaldo has signed a four years contract with the Italian champions and will be earning around 30 million Euros annually during his stay in Turin.
After his move was announced, social media went into a meltdown as fans and players came forward to wish the Portuguese talisman all the best in his next venture. Ronaldo’s former Real Madrid teammate Toni Kroos also posted a special message for him on Twitter and thanked him for playing a crucial role in helping the Los Blancos win numerous trophies on the past few years.
Crucial for the trophies we won in the past years! A true champion. It was a pleasure playing with you! All the best, legend. @Cristiano,” Kroos wrote on Twitter, wishing Ronaldo luck on his next venture.
Widely regarded as one of the best players of all-time, Ronaldo after conquering everything in England with Manchester United, moved to Spain and conquered everything will Real Madrid. He won his first Champions League title and the first Ballon d’Or under Sir Alex Ferguson at Manchester United. He also led the Red Devils to three successive Premier League titles before moving to Real in 2009.
At Real Madrid, Ronaldo truly established is stature as one of the greatest goal scorers and led the club to four Champions League titles. He matched his arch-rival Lionel Messi’s tally of five Ballon d’Ors by winnings the prestigious trophy four times with the Los Blancos.
With Kroos, who signed for Real Madrid in 2014, Ronaldo was a part of three successive Champions League triumphs. Both the players enjoy a great relationship on and off the pitch and now that the Portuguese star is leaving the club, Kroos bid farewell to the legend aptly with his special tribute.