Ronaldo signs extended contract with Real Madrid to 2021
Tuesday, November 8, 2016
Ronaldo joined Los Blancos in the summer of 2009 from English club Manchester United F.C. Since then, he has netted 371 goals for the club. Spending seven seasons with Real Madrid, Ronaldo has won two UEFA Champions League trophies, both against their city rivals Atlético de Madrid, and one La Liga title. He has also won two , one , , and .
Per the previous contract, Ronaldo was tied to the club till July 2018. The €410,000) per week.reported Ronaldo would probably continue to earn about 365,000 (
This year, Ronaldo won the UEFA Champions League in , scoring the winning penalty, and in July he won the UEFA Euro 2016 with Portugal. Almost a year ago, last season, Ronaldo became Real Madrid's top scorer breaking the previous record of 's 323 goals.
In the press conference, Ronaldo expressed his desire to play till the age of 41 saying, "I'm going to be here for another five years, but let it be known this will not be my last contract". When asked about his retirement, he said, "No-one knows what the future holds."
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- "Official Statement" — , November 7, 2016