With Italian giants Juventus reportedly closing in on Cristiano Ronaldo's signature for a fee believed to be €100 million (R1.5 billion), here is how they could line up with the Real Madrid superstar on their books.
Reports emerged previous year that Ronaldo was again upset with the club's President Florentino Perez over a pay dispute and was intent on leaving, although he stayed on to lead the club to a third successive Champions League triumph.
"These years at Real Madrid, and in this city, have possibly been the happiest of my life", Ronaldo said.
"These have been nine absolutely marvelous years".
"I only have feelings of enormous gratitude for this club, for this fanbase and for this city".
"I thank Juve, because if after Manchester I continued to win and to run, it was thanks to Juve".
Juventus are record Italian champions and have won seven consecutive Serie A titles.
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Real Madrid confirmed the transfer in a statement on Tuesday evening.
Cristiano Ronaldo has agreed to move to Juventus after nine years at Real Madrid, the La Liga side have confirmed.
Los Blancos have been in the news lately due to a lot of transfer activity, especially related to Cristiano Ronaldo, who appears set to leave the Bernabeu after spending nine seasons at the club.
Ronaldo, who is Madrid's all-time leading goalscorer with 450 to his name, has won two La Liga titles, two Copa del Reys and four Champions League crowns during his time with the club.
He is also a five-time world player of the year, a record he shares with his eternal rival, Argentine talisman Lionel Messi. He has won five Ballons d'Or - the most prestigious individual trophy in world soccer - and is arguably the greatest player in the history of the sport.
Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro was special from an early age.
The first signs of an uneasy relationship emerged when he declared on the pitch in 2012, "I'm sad and the club know why", and they reared their head again after the 4-1 win over Juventus in the 2017 Champions League final when newspaper A Bola said he had chose to leave. Ronaldo scored four goals to take his tally to 85 for his country and break Ferenc Puskas' record as Europe's all-time leading worldwide scorer.
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A day later, Spanish newspaper Marca reported the five-time Champions League victor had begun looking for a house in Turin. Ronaldo wrote an open thank you letter to Real Madrid supporters that was published on the club's website.
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