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Cristiano Ronaldo Reportedly Reconsiders Leaving Real Madrid; Di María Reaches Deal

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 06 / 22 / 17

Cristiano Ronaldo said he felt that Real Madrid President Florentino Pérez defending him "was very positive," according to Manu Sainz of AS. Pérez said, "Cristiano isn't someone who is motivated by money. He's hurt, and possibly quite rightly so, because he has tried not to upset anyon...

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