I'm worth EUR 94 millions: Ronaldo
Cristiano Ronaldo says Real Madrid is paying a fair price for him and is delighted to be the most expensive football player in the world.
Madrid – Portuguese striker Cristiano Ronaldo said on Saturday that the EUR 94 million Real Madrid paid for him was a "fair price" and he is delighted to be the most expensive player in the world.
The former Manchester United player will put the finishing touches to his move on Monday night when he is officially unveiled as the Spanish giants' latest signing.
"I think it's a fair price," Ronaldo told sports daily Marca.
"If Manchester and Real reached agreement on this figure there's nothing to add. The top footballers cost a lot and if you want them you have to pay. I'm happy to be the most expensive player in the world."
Real Madrid signed Ronaldo on a six-year deal worth EUR 94 million where he is believed to be going to earn EUR 13 million a year, becoming the world's highest-paid footballer.
The 2008 world player of the year will be presented on Monday at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium with an estimated 80,000 fans expected to attend.
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