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Never thought about leaving Real Madrid: Ronaldo
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Never thought about leaving Real Madrid: Ronaldo

Sep 15 2013, 9:30am CDT | by IANS

Madrid, Sep 15 (IANS) Real Madrid confirmed Sunday that they have reached an agreement with striker Cristiano Ronaldo to extend his contract for a further three years until 2018.

Madrid, Sep 15 — Real Madrid confirmed Sunday that they have reached an agreement with striker Cristiano Ronaldo to extend his contract for a further three years until 2018. The club confirmed the...

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Never thought about leaving Real Madrid: Ronaldo

Sep 15 2013, 9:30am CDT | by IANS

Madrid, Sep 15 (IANS) Real Madrid confirmed Sunday that they have reached an agreement with striker Cristiano Ronaldo to extend his contract for a further three years until 2018.

Madrid, Sep 15 — Real Madrid confirmed Sunday that they have reached an agreement with striker Cristiano Ronaldo to extend his contract for a further three years until 2018.

The club confirmed the agreement, which was reached a few weeks ago, in a packed press conference at the club's Santiago Bernabeu stadium here Sunday lunchtime, reports Xinhua.

Real Madrid president Florentino Perez, who presented the ceremony said the player had Real Madrid in his heart and that his intention had always been to stay at the Bernabeu.

Meanwhile, Ronaldo commented that he and Perez had reached a verbal agreement on the new contract at the end of last season and that it had never entered his head to leave the club.

"The president gave me his word at the end of last season and I gave my word to him. It is something I always wanted to happen and the president as well. Also the fans want it to happen and it was for them that I decided to carry on," he said.

The striker was thought to have negotiated a possible return to Manchester United over the summer, but denied that he had considered leaving Real Madrid.

"It never entered my head to leave Madrid, because I feel very happy here. The people treat me well and that is important," added Ronaldo.

Ronaldo's previous deal had been due to expire in 2015, meaning that had Madrid not moved to renew their agreement they could have been forced to sell him at a reduced price next summer or run the risk of seeing him leave on a free transfer at the end of the following season.

The Portuguese international joined Madrid on what had been a world record deal worth 96 million euros in the summer of 2009 from Manchester United and has scored 203 in 203 games for the club since then, The last of those goals came in Madrid's 2-2 draw away to Villarreal Saturday night.

"I hope to score another 200 goals in the coming years. I am very ambitious and I don't put any limits on myself," he said.

The club has now assured the services of the two most expensive players in the world: Gareth Bale and Ronaldo, for the next five years.

Although Real Madrid have yet to release details of the contract, it is thought he will remain at Real Madrid until 2018 and will become the highest paid player in the world with net earnings of around 18 million euros a year, which after tax will cost his club around twice that amount.

"It's not important if I am the highest paid player or not: there are more important things in life than money," said Ronaldo.

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Liverpool Plotting Ambitious Bid To Sign Real Madrid Striker Next Summer

Sep 19 2014 4:40am CDT | Source: CaughtOffside

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Mourinho: My relationship with Ronaldo is non-existent

Sep 19 2014 4:06am CDT | Source: Winner Sports

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has dismissed any chances of a reunion with Cristiano Ronaldo at Stamford Bridge by stating that his relationship with the Portuguese superstar is virtually non-existent. With Ronaldo currently said to be unhappy at Real Madrid, it is widely believed the striker could well be making a return to the Premier League in the summer and as a result, Chelsea had been touted as a potential destination for the 29-ye ...
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Man Utd watch as Chelsea boss Mourinho admits: Ronaldo relationship non-existent

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Arsenal FC not signing Cristiano Ronaldo is Arsene Wenger's biggest regret

Sep 19 2014 2:01am CDT | Source: Crunch Sports

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has revealed his biggest regret while in charge of the north London club was failing to sign Cristiano Ronaldo before the Portugal international joined Manchester United. Ronaldo joined United from Sporting in 2003 for a fee of £12.2million and helped the Re ...
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Mourinho: I have no relationship with Cristiano

Sep 19 2014 1:51am CDT | Source: inside spanish football

Former Real Madrid manager, Jose Mourinho recently confirmed that he and Ballon d’Or winner, Cristiano Ronaldo have no relationship, but the Portuguese boss did state that he holds a special place in his heart for his compatriot. Near the end of Jose Mourinho’s time at Real Madrid, r ...
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Sep 19 2014 1:00am CDT | Source: Bleacher Report

Week 4 of the new La Liga season is headlined by Real Madrid's trip to Deportivo La Coruna. Los Blancos have lost two out of three matches to start their league campaign, while Deportivo are always strong at home. Elsewhere, reigning champions, and Real's city rivals, Atletico take on Celta Vigo. Meanwhile, Barcelona face a tricky away trip to take on Levante U.D. Here's the full list of Week 4's fixtures, complete with schedule and live streaming information, along with ...
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Paper Talk: Mario’s dog act, striker vanishes

Sep 18 2014 9:11pm CDT | Source: FOXSPORTS.com.au

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Man Utd Can Correct the Glazers' Biggest Mistake by Re-Signing Cristiano Ronaldo

Sep 18 2014 7:43pm CDT | Source: Bleacher Report

Muted celebrations—when a player refuses to celebrate having scored against a former club—so often come across as forced. As if prompted through fear of supporter backlash rather than genuine sentiment. But there was something heartfelt about Cristiano Ronaldo’s muted celebration against Manchester United. His return to Old Trafford, four years after leaving as the world’s most expensive player, was always g ...
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