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Ronaldo’s Farewell Letter To Real Fans

Cristiano Ronaldo’s Farewell Letter To Real Fans

By David Kappel - Jul 10, 2018 06:06 PM @kappilinho

Real Madrid have announced the sensational sale of club record scorer Cristiano Ronaldo, and the superstar sent a letter to Los Blancos fans explaining his decision why he left the club.

Read: Official: Ronaldo Joins Juve In Record Deal

Here is Ronaldo’s farewell letter in full as published on the club’s official website and translated from Spanish into English:

“These years in Real Madrid, and in this city of Madrid, have been possibly the happiest of my life. 
 
I only have feelings of enormous gratitude for this club, for this hobby and for this city. I can only thank all of them for the love and affection I have received. 
 
However, I believe that the time has come to open a new stage in my life and that is why I have asked the club to accept transferring me. I feel that way and I ask everyone, and especially our followers, to please understand me. 
 
They have been absolutely wonderful for 9 years. They have been 9 unique years. It has been an exciting time for me, full of consideration but also hard because Real Madrid is of a very high demand, but I know very well that I will never forget that I have enjoyed football here in a unique way. 
 
I have had fabulous teammates in the field and in the dressing room, I have felt the warmth of an incredible crowd and together we have won 3 Champions in a row and 4 Champions in 5 years. And with them also, on an individual level, I have the satisfaction of having won 4 Gold Balls and 3 Gold Boots. All during my time in this immense and extraordinary club.
 
Real Madrid has conquered my heart, and that of my family, and that is why more than ever I want to say thank you: thanks to the club, the President, the directors, my colleagues, all the technicians, doctors, physios and incredible workers that make everything work and that are pending every detail tirelessly. 
 
Thank you infinitely once more to our fans and thanks also to Spanish Football. During these 9 exciting years I have had great players in front of me. My respect and my recognition for all of them. 
 
I have reflected a lot and I know that the time has come for a new cycle. I'm leaving but this shirt, this shield and the Santiago Bernabéu will continue to always feel as my own wherever I am.
 
Thanks to all and, of course, as I said that first time in our stadium 9 years ago: Hala Madrid!"

Read: How Juventus Could Line Up With Ronaldo


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KING PELE Joined: 13 Jul 2018
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KING PELE Jul 13, 2018 11:05 AM
easy challenge Italian football is dead the old lady has won that league 4 or 7 times in row then the are people who will come heir and say his done it in Italia also. But I'm afraid no uefa champions league for him cause teams will be stronger because most managers where couching there first season last time around.
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Theemba M Joined: 05 Jan 2018
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Theemba M Jul 12, 2018 12:39 PM
U have done a wonderful job for Real Madrid,they've won champions league thrice in a row because of u,Juventus will win champions league now or next year,ur not afraid of challenges,u play all over the world,I salute u
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pgyakeni@gmail.com Jul 11, 2018 11:32 AM
Yaah u are clever Ronaldo , u were under pressure to perform during the El classico matches so you decided to quit b4 u break an unwanted record .
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clemz7 Joined: 29 Dec 2013
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clemz7 Jul 11, 2018 10:08 AM
Is it him who wrote the letter or is President of Madrid?
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Ms Momo Joined: 26 May 2018
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Ms Momo Jul 11, 2018 09:39 AM
some people r stupid ronaldo did not dominate EPL stop lyng and don't forget EPL is de most competitive most of de players who move from Epl to serieA/laliga/bundesligame they aways succeed but de same cannot be said abt de ones to Epl
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mjaji92 Jul 11, 2018 09:22 AM
Farewell to La Liga and Madrid , the King has decided a different path and as followers we shall follow. anyway I have never had anything against The Old Lady....
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dark.city Joined: 26 Jan 2018
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dark.city Jul 11, 2018 09:19 AM
CR7 is a very clever person off the field. He chose to join the Old Lady because he know that he will dominate Serie A. Juve is the only team there. No other team comes closer to them and they always qualify for UEFA. And always make it to the knock out stages, that is why he is joining them instead of going back to EPL as he knows that in EPL there are no walk overs. Clever move indeed and he is going to break records there. He will do so easy.
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Warras4phefeni Jul 11, 2018 09:02 AM
So I heard that there will be no El Clasicco anymore that the king CR7 has left.
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jakobe Jul 11, 2018 08:47 AM
That's why Serie A is going to be shown on our big screens it's because of his transfer to Juventus. Television in broadcasting soccer wouldn't be da same without dis aunt of diving. Laliga won't be da same without you. No doubt u r a star bt errrr....
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Pirates_999 Jul 11, 2018 07:27 AM
From Portugal to England to Spain now Italy I wish you all the best that's what a brave man always do look for challenges get out of your comfort zone
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SowetoBOY Jul 11, 2018 06:43 AM
Go well CR7 legends leave legacy.
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LeCowhlohlo Jul 11, 2018 04:18 AM
Go well queen of penalties.
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PROPHET OF DOOM Jul 11, 2018 02:22 AM
Farewell CR-7
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Nick#10 Jul 11, 2018 02:08 AM
U forgot to mention 2 Laliga titles my Queen
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Endinaki Jul 11, 2018 12:00 AM
Ok king cr7
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Matayitayi Jul 10, 2018 11:43 PM
Barca rules laliga
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vijjox Jul 10, 2018 11:28 PM
His goals are more than his games wow credit to this man best wish to your fourth senior challenge
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RealManUchiefz Jul 10, 2018 10:56 PM
@Sanchez Alexis bcoz piss of s&*t perez did not make gud on his promis of a rais and he is willing to spend tht much money on neymar and pay him way more than cr7 tht on its own was an insult to cr7 and another thing is that 2 bulls in 1 kraal tht does not work and neyma is not about to be in any1 shadow again he wants ballon dor thts wht i think transpired hala madrid
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NkosieOFsoccer@ Jul 10, 2018 10:42 PM
More goals than games in that 9 years, u left a LEGACY that only he is yet 2 b born 2 do the same in that WHITE shirt with that immense PRESSURE....!! All the best @ Juv....!!
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Sanchez Alexis Jul 10, 2018 10:24 PM
Wish I couldn't even finish reading this final goodbye message, mara this guy?? I have always been thinking it was just a publicity stunt damn I was wrong. I wonder what happened at Madrid. There must be something or it has to do with Zidane's departure? Anyway good luck on your future endeavors CR7, your admiration was engraft ed in my soul. Fare thee well!!!

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