Portugal national team striker Cristiano Ronaldo moved from Real Madrid to Juventus signing four-year contract. The fee for the five-time Ballon d'Or winner is in the region of € 115 mil.
A statement from Real Madrid on their official website said the Portuguese forward had asked to leave the club.
"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 nine years, Cristiano Ronaldo has been an example of dedication, work, responsibility, talent and improvement.
For Real Madrid Cristiano Ronaldo will always be one of his great symbols and a unique reference for the next generations. Real Madrid will always be your home."