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James Rodriguez and Real Madrid Reach an Agreement

On Tuesday, Real Madrid  posted a statement on their website saying,

“Real Madrid C.F. have reached an agreement with AS Monaco FC to buy James Rodriguez, who will join the club for the next six seasons. “

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Rodriguez underwent a medical examination on Monday, and will now sign a six-year contract reportedly worth 80 million euros.

Rodriguez joined Monaco from Porto last year, but he had shown persist interest in moving to Madrid after his performance at the World Cup, which won him the Golden Boot after scoring six goals as well as claiming the award for the best goal of the tournament. 

The vice-chairman and CEO, Vadim Vasilyev, of Monaco’s club team said in a statement on the Ligue 1 club’s website,

James is a fantastic player who achieved great things with AS Monaco. The club had no intention to sell the player; however, the time came when the solution of a transfer was considered to be the most beneficial solution for all parties. AS Monaco is proud to be a party to one of the most significant transfers in football history.

AS Monaco is a club that will continue to grow and remains focused on the future. More than ever it has the ambition to strengthen the tam and continue to progress for next season.

Welcome to Real Madrid, James!

– Olivia Guidera

1 Comment

  1. Emily Kong

    July 22, 2014 at 5:32 pm

    Congrats James Rodriguez! Madrid is ready for any game now

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