Cristiano Ronaldo signs new five-year contract


Wearing jeans, a black jacket and glasses, Ronaldo signed the new five-year contract alongside club president Florentino Perez, then was given a Madrid jersey with the number 2021 on the back.

Figo also said that Ronaldo's previous performances had generated such expectations that critics now overreacted whenever he fails to score a hat trick. If he stays with Real Madrid till 2021, Ronaldo will complete 12 years with the giants of world football. FC Yahoo looks at the likelihood of Ronaldo's career aspirations in our latest video-check it out and be sure to leave your opinion in the comments.

"I'm not going to lie, I didn't expect to have these great numbers by now", Ronaldo said.

Speaking to Real Madrid TV after penning his new deal, the Portugal captain said: "After the most lovely year of my career, with the Champions League, the Euros and the renewal, it has been a ideal year". If you analyse his performance by goals, or by his play, I don't know, but Cristiano is a fundamental player. Ronaldo has scored 372 goals in 360 matches for Real Madrid, helping the team to two Champions League titles and the La Liga crown since joining it in 2009.

"He is a player in the history of Real Madrid and is now the coach of the first team", the Portugal captain told Real Madrid TV.

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"I really enjoyed playing with him because he made me better on the pitch", the Germany worldwide told Arsenal Media. "He's a very fantastic player, one of the greatest footballers in history". I have a special affection for him.

Ozil, who left Real for Arsenal in 2013, contributed many assists to Ronaldo's goal haul during the Germany international's three-year stint in Spain, but the Gunners midfielder insists it is he who owes the forward for their time together.

"It was his first year [last season] and winning the Champions League was spectacular for him on a personal level, a dream realised". After winning the Champions League, we talked and there were special moments - and it was fun after winning a game as exciting as that final.

Ronaldo was shown a film of some of his best goals for the club. "We were both very excited".