ronaldo transfer saga

Ronaldo: I'll need time to adapt to Spanish game

June 24, 2009
By Soccernet staff
Cristiano Ronaldo says he will need time to adapt to the different style of the Spanish game, but is confident he can quickly match the Real Madrid fans' high expectations as he closes in on a world record £80m move to the Bernabeu.

Having reportedly passed a medical over the weekend, the Portuguese star knows that even the FIFA World Player of the Year can struggle to adapt to new surroundings.

"Football in England is different, it is more physical," he told Sky Sports News ...

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