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Why did Cristiano Ronaldo leave Real Madrid

All about the departure of Cristiano Ronaldo from Real Madrid and his hard internal conflict with the management of the spanish team.

Cristiano Ronaldo leaves the field dressed with Real Madrid's jersey.
Cristiano Ronaldo leaves the field dressed with Real Madrid's jersey.

Cristiano Ronaldo is one of the most recognized players worldwide having won many awards. Among the different clubs where he has played, he was the top scorer of the Portuguese national team with 111 goals.

Cristiano Ronaldo spent nine seasons with 16 titles at Real Madrid, fulfilling a historic and unique cycle for one of the best players in history in one of the most important clubs in the world, find here more news about "la Vecchia Signora".

In the Spanish club he improved as a footballer, reaching his highest records in play and goals, being the first player to surpass the historic figure of thirty-eight goals in a League season, placing the new mark at forty goals, numbers that served to win his second Golden Boot in 2011.

Cristiano Ronaldo, the consecrated player of Real Madrid.

In addition, he won two Copas del Rey, two Leagues, and two Spanish Super Cups, thus completing the Spanish triple crown. Plus to all this, he also won four Champions Leagues, three European Super Cups and three Club World Cups, learn more about the spanish side.

What about Real Madrid?

But the relationship he had with Real Madrid did not end on the best terms. Due to internal problems with the team's management, Ronaldo ended the contract which helped him to establish himself as one of the highest paid and most famous players.

"I felt that inside the club they no longer considered me as at the beginning, the first four or five years I had the feeling of being Cristiano Ronaldo, then less, and the president looked at me as if I were no longer indispensable”, Crstiano has said in several interviews.

Cristiano Ronaldo expressed his discomfort within Real Madrid on multiple occasions.

He claims that when the president knew he wanted to leave, he did not take action to stop him. “I reflected on this situation, and if I had left for a matter of money I would have gone to China, where they offered me five times more”, Cristiano also said that he did not go to Juventus for money “the difference is that Juve really wanted me, they told me, they showed it to me".

Even though he had achieved many things in Madrid and had the best moments of his career, it was time to move on. He also said that he will always remember his valuable teammates and his fans.

For his part, the president of Real Madrid, Florentino Pérez spoke about the departure of Cristiano, "he wanted to leave for personal issues and the biggest reason why he has left has been for that amount, the 100 million euros that Juventus paid, we have not had many offers, nobody gave Real Madrid more than 100 million".

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