Marcelo pens emotional post to Cristiano Ronaldo after Juventus move

Final goodbye

Real Madrid defender Marcelo has penned an emotional goodbye message to Cristiano Ronaldo following his move to Juventus.

It was confirmed this week that the forward would end his incredible 9-year stay at the Bernabeu and leave for pastures new.

Juventus were able to sign the player for €110million and he will be on wages of roughly €515,000-a-week.

He will now be hoping to win the Champions League with his new side but he leaves behind his beloved teammates.

Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates 5 Champions Leagues

Cristiano Ronaldo during the UEFA Champions League Final between Real Madrid and Liverpool at NSC Olimpiyskiy Stadium on May 26, 2018 in Kiev, Ukraine.

‘Saying goodbye’

Marcelo is one of the latest of a long line of players to pay tribute to the player on social media.

“Who would say it, Cris! It’s time for you to go soon,” Marcelo said on Instagram.

“I swear I did not imagine that day would come! But nothing in this life is forever, I hope you are very happy in your new club.

“It has been almost 10 years at your side, 10 years of joy, good football, victories, defeats and wonderful moments!

“I’ve learned a lot from you, your dedication is the strangest thing I saw in an athlete.

“Everything must be good for you and your beautiful family!

“I’m going to miss our talks before the games, when you got the results right and when before the finals you reassured us with your experience and the love you gave to the youngest ones!

“I am proud to have played with you, not because you are the best player but because of who you are.

“When I stop playing I will sit at the bar to have a beer, tell several stories and show all our photos.

“Saying goodbye, #M12”

Instagram post

Quem diria hein Cris!!! É mano chegou a hora de dizer até logo… Te juro q nao imaginava que esse dia chegaria! Mas nada nessa vida é pra sempre, espero q vc seja muito feliz na sua nova caminhada. Foram quase 10 anos do teu lado, 10 anos de alegria, bom futebol, vitorias, derrotas e momentos maravilhosos! Aprendi muito com vc, sua dedicação é a coisa mais bizarra q eu vi em um atleta. Tudo de bom pra vc e sua linda familia! Vou sentir saudades das nossas resenhas antes dos jogos quando vc acertava o resultados e antes das finais nos tranquilizava com tua experiência e o carinho com os mais jovens! Tenho orgulho de ter jogado contigo nao por que VOCE SEJA O MAIOR JOGADOR DA P#RR% TODA e sim pela pessoa q você é!!! quando eu parar de jogar vou sentar no bar tomar uma cerveja e vou contar vaaarias historias e mostrar todas as nossas fotos Ja ja tamo junto de novo #M12

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Jorge Mendes offered Cristiano Ronaldo to Man United & PSG but they said ‘no’

It could have been a very different future for Cristiano though.

That is because it has been revealed that Manchester United and Paris Saint-Germain rejected the chance to sign him.

Click here to find out more. 

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