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Calderon: Perez did not want Ronaldo

March 22, 2013
By ESPN staff
Former Real Madrid president Ramon Calderon has claimed that his successor Florentino Perez did not want Cristiano Ronaldo to sign for the club and even tried to put a stop to it.

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Ronaldo, 28, joined Madrid from Manchester United in a world record €80 million deal in 2009, with his stock having only risen further during his time at the Santiago Bernabeu.

However, according to Calderon, if Perez had had his way then ...

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