Illarramendi is now a Real Madrid player. The Basque midfielder from the province of Guipuzcoa signed the contract that ties him to the club for the next six seasons. Club President Florentino Pérez as well as several directors of the Club’s executive board were with the player at the signing ceremony and welcomed him on joining his ‘new firm’.
Madrid mentor Carlo Ancelotti has applauded Cristiano Ronaldo’s execution against Schalke in Wednesday’s 2-0 Champions League round-of-16 first leg win saying Ronaldo was ‘back now.’ Ronaldo scored in the match, breaking his three match goalless streak.
Quando Florentino Pérez contratou Cristiano Ronaldo, provavelmente não tinha dimensão do que ele se tornaria. O português já era gigante, mas no Real Madrid alcançou um nível a mais nessa idolatria e importância que tem na história do futebol mundial