Cristiano Ronaldo: How Real Madrid Superstar Almost Joined Barcelona
One year ago - By Newsweek
Former Barcelona president Joan Laporta has revealed how Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo came close to signing for the Catalan club.
Laporta, president at the Camp Nou from 2003 through 2010, explained to Spanish newspaper AS how his administration had been offered Ronaldo when he was a teenager at Sporting Lisbon.
The Portuguese signed, instead, to Manchester United for £12 million before breaking the world record when he moved to Madrid in 2009 for £80 million .
Cristiano Ronaldo at the Estadio Santiago Bernabeu, Madrid, November 21, 2015. Ronaldo could have signed for Barcelona...
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