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Perez: Ronaldo A Madrid Legend

Real Madrid President Florentino Perez hailed Cristiano Ronald a club legend after the Portuguese superstar signed a new record breaking three year deal, keeping him at the club till 2018.

Perez was delighted to extend Ronaldo’s contract now the highest paid footballer, and compared him with Madrid legend and honorary club president and five-time European Cup winner Alfredo Di Stefano.

"Those who saw Di Stefano now look at Ronaldo and know he is part of this great dynasty," Perez told reporters.

"Real Madrid's history is made legendary because of people like Cristiano. Today is a wonderful day for Real Madrid and every supporter, because the best player knows this will be his home forever.

"These supporters are the most demanding ones, but also the ones who love him the most. Cristiano is and will always be a 'madridista'.

"His statistics are overwhelming: 203 goals in 203 games with Real Madrid. There are no preceding numbers like those.

"Cristiano is looking for new challenges now. He still has many goals to score and lots of titles to celebrate. Santiago Bernabeu taught us this club has to always to have the best players ... and we have the best one."

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