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Spain: Ronaldo signs five year extension at Real Madrid02:34

Spain: Ronaldo signs five year extension at Real Madrid

Spain, Madrid
November 7, 2016 at 17:15 GMT -00:00 · Published

Real Madrid Forward Cristiano Ronaldo signed a new five year deal with the Spanish club, in Madrid, on Monday.

He spoke to the press, where he expressed his gratitude for his experience at Real Madrid, highlighting his football successes in 2016. "This is the best time of my life, I can't say anything else. I am happy, after the season I've done, winning the Champions League with Real Madrid, winning the European Championship for Portugal, renewing five years with Real Madrid. What can I say? A dream year; a year that I never thought I would have."

During the presentation of his contract renewal, Ronaldo voiced plans to remain at the club for another 10 years, "Obviously I want to finish my career here. I don’t know at what age. As I said before, this is my second to last contract, I hope, and I want to play here for many years."

President of Real Madrid Florentino Perez congratulated the team's star player, praising his performance and attitude, "Because your ambition is our ambition, because your desire for permanent improvement is also part of our identity, because you do not give up, because you always want more, and your infinite goals; for all of this, you must stay here, at home, at Real Madrid."

Ronaldo has played at the club of the reigning Champions League title-holders since 2009, in which time he has gained the accolade of Real Madrid's all-time leading goal scorer. He is the second highest goal scorer in the history of the Spanish league, behind FC Barcelona Forward Lionel Messi.

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Real Madrid Forward Cristiano Ronaldo signed a new five year deal with the Spanish club, in Madrid, on Monday.

He spoke to the press, where he expressed his gratitude for his experience at Real Madrid, highlighting his football successes in 2016. "This is the best time of my life, I can't say anything else. I am happy, after the season I've done, winning the Champions League with Real Madrid, winning the European Championship for Portugal, renewing five years with Real Madrid. What can I say? A dream year; a year that I never thought I would have."

During the presentation of his contract renewal, Ronaldo voiced plans to remain at the club for another 10 years, "Obviously I want to finish my career here. I don’t know at what age. As I said before, this is my second to last contract, I hope, and I want to play here for many years."

President of Real Madrid Florentino Perez congratulated the team's star player, praising his performance and attitude, "Because your ambition is our ambition, because your desire for permanent improvement is also part of our identity, because you do not give up, because you always want more, and your infinite goals; for all of this, you must stay here, at home, at Real Madrid."

Ronaldo has played at the club of the reigning Champions League title-holders since 2009, in which time he has gained the accolade of Real Madrid's all-time leading goal scorer. He is the second highest goal scorer in the history of the Spanish league, behind FC Barcelona Forward Lionel Messi.

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