Cristiano Ronaldo Real Madrid president says forward is worth every penny

Since joining the club, the forward has scored 376 goals in 363 appearances making him Real Madrid’s all-time goalscorer.

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Cristiano Ronaldo and Florentino Perez play Florentino Perez says Cristiano Ronaldo is worth every penny (AFP/File)
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Real Madrid president Florentino Perez has Cristiano Ronaldo saying the forward is worth every penny spent on him.

Perez splashed a then world record fee of £80 million to sign Ronaldo from Manchester United in 2009.

Since joining the club, the forward has scored 376 goals in 363 appearances making him Real Madrid’s all-time goalscorer.

Crime: Too happy. play Cristiano Ronaldo has scored 376 goals in 363 appearances for Real Madrid (Bleacher Report)

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Ronaldo who has scored 10 La Liga goals this season recently signed a new five-year-contract at Real Madrid and Perez is delighted to have tied him down.

"Cristiano is special, his stats are scandalous,” the Real president said.

"We are delighted with Cristiano Ronaldo. He gives us more than we pay him. We have renewed his contract for five more years and we are very proud to have done so."

Cristiano Ronaldo play Ronaldo recently signed a new five-year-contract at Real Madrid (AFP)

The 31-year-old struck twice as Real Madrid open up a seven-point lead over Barcelona at the top of La Liga with a 2-1 win over Sporting Gijon on Saturday, November 28.

Ronaldo opened the scoring from the penalty spot before he headed home a second inside 20 minutes.

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