Real Madrid are reportedly preparing a six-year contract for Ronaldo that is worth £40m after tax.

According to the Spanish newspaper DiarioSport, who publish a similar rumor every single day, Real president Ramon Calderon is prepared to make Ronaldo the highest-paid player in the world.

And that money would be on top of the £60m or so that it would take to prize Ronaldo away from Old Trafford.

Ronaldo’s mother thinks he should hotfoot it to Madrid and so does Real defender Pepe, who says: “Sincerely, it would be very important for his future if he can join a club like Real Madrid. For me, personally, I would like if he was with us.

“Of course, I’d tell him to join me here. In addition, if he wants to be the best player in the world he must play for an organization like Madrid.”

  • Cornelius

    There is absolutely no reason for Ronaldo to go to Real Madrid. The best football is played in England;therefore, the best player in the world should stay in England. There is no competition in Spain. He already has his money, and Manchester United would be foolish to let him go.

  • soccerdrnyc

    cornelius i know real is not going to get ronaldo but the best soccer is played in spain and italy is coming right back soon to number 2 where is england not in euro 2008

  • stephen

    yeah cornelius why do you think that england has the best soccer when they didn’t even qualify for euro 2008. go to spain or italy
    c ronaldo

  • Anonymous

    Dude ronaldo shouldn’t go. he’s got all the money he could possibly ever need. Man. U’s been true to him and he needs to back them up and stay. Why would he leave. He’s got an amazing team and they’re gonna win the preimereship again. Glory Glory Manchester United

  • Rusty Shacklefurg

    i think ronaldo should go to the L.A. Galaxy because the best football is in America and their he’ll team up with Landon Donovan and Beckham

  • Anonymous

    hahahahahahahahahahahahaha
    I think I broke a rib

  • man u fan

    I hope he stays with man u. doesnt everyone do the opposite of what their moms say anyway?

  • Kyle

    he should definitely stay with man u

    with rooney, ferdinand, and all those other greats how can he want to leave?

    man u is the best club in the best leauge. stay.

  • Kiky

    Keep Ronaldo, Rooney and Tevez stay in Old Trafford. They can play in harmony to make MU be the best team in the world.

  • Anonymous

    christiano would be foolish to leave man utd. it’d be different if he wasn’t scoring goals left and right and gelling with his teammates so well. stay!

  • Anonymous

    Why would he need to go to Real Madrid? They already got Ruud van Nistelroy and Ronaldo, and they are just as good as C. Ronaldo. I think it is foolish that the board of R. Madrid would turn their attention to C. Ronaldo instead of winning their every games and qualifying for Euro ’08 (or maybe they already have :-|). Plus, R. Madrid has better looking forward to defeating teams like Atletico Madrid or Barcelona instead of making C. Ronaldo moving to Real. I know I wouldn’t, and either would you guys.

  • MC Stump

    You really think Ronaldo is as good as C. Ronaldo!? He is way past his prime. Cristiano is probably the best player in the world right now, while Ronaldo is nowhere near the top. As for the debate over where the best soccer is played, I still believe that it is in England. There are not really any very weak teams like there are in the Spanish or Italian Leagues. Cristiano should stay right where he is, he is with a great club surrounded by great talent.

  • matt

    christiano would be foolish to move to real madrid. Itd be different if he wasnt scoring goals left and right with man utd. plus hes gelling so well with his teammates and moving is not worth risking all that. if i were him id stay a season or two longer with man u then see how things are going

  • REal fan

    no no no no, i dont want that diver on my team. they dont even need him. their just wasting their money on that wimpy diving pretty boy.

  • Spainard

    Um just to correct u guys, c. ronaldo is totally NOT the best player in the world. if u want to see the best players, look to Kaka, and Lionel Messi. especially messi, he’s a fast growing star. they were also winner and runner up to FIFA world player of the year. christiano was also on that list but came in 3rd.

  • SPencer

    Just the news I wanted for CHristmas.

  • soccerdrnyc

    he should go to la liga just like t14
    then we will see if he is that good .
    in england the defence are not too smart fast and foolish easy to shake and pass by them .
    so lets see him do it in italy or spain

  • ryan

    First of all Ronaldo is not at Real Madrid, he’s at AC Milan so it doesn’t make any sense by saying that Real Madrid doesn’t need him. Also England not being in Euro 2008 doesn’t reflect the English Premiere League at all. The EPL is getting more diverse every month. So let’s have our info right before we say stuff.

  • anonymous fan

    hey hey. actually england not qualifying for Euro 2008 actually DOES reflect the EPL to some degree. Christiano Ronaldo is better than Brazilian ronaldo right now, but not when he was in his prime! (8 goals in WC 02)Ha ha england doesn’t even come close to having the best soccer! (italy or spain)

  • Spainard

    C ronaldo is overrated, lets just keep it at that

  • matt

    no, hes a quality player. yea i know hes a pretty boy but he can play. and if he does go to europe i cant wait to watch him rip through defenders

  • Julio

    Hey matt he IS in europe. Where did ya think he was playing?

  • Keeeper King

    I think he should just go to Newcastle United. Just like Alan Smith

  • matt

    sorry i meant europe as in spain and italy

  • soccerwiz

    matt…you are a very misguided soccer fan. Ronny’s looks are in no way an influence in this situation. its obvious that he can play, you dont need to tell us that

  • Spainard

    yeah c ronaldo is a quality player, but hes not as good as u think he is

  • kicks22

    Did you watch Manchester United’s last match? Ronaldo had 2 goals, one in the run of play and one incredible free kick. You’ve got to see the free kick. That’s a goal in any match on the planet, unstoppable. I don’t like United or Ronaldo either, but if you don’t respect his talent, you’re just fooling yourself.

  • Spainard

    hmmm a free kick… those are usually given out when someone gets fouled right? *cough cough* DIVER *cough cough*

  • ANDRES

    I THINK HE SHOUD GO BECAUSE MANCHESTER CITY BEAT THEM ON SUNDAY REAL MADRID

  • Anonymous

    REAL MADRID IS THE BEST TEAM FOR CHRISTIANO RONALDO SU MADRE

  • CHRISTIANO RONALDO

    I THINK REAL MADRID IS THE BEST TEAM FOR ME REAL MADRID BUT I WANT ROONEY TO GO TO REAL MADRID TO

  • DANIEL

    I THINK REAL MADRID IS THE BEST TEAM TO GO BECAUSE MY OLD FRIENDS WERE THIER LIKE VAVUSTERROY AND HIENZE

  • suleman abubakar yayu

    I THINK C.RONALDO IS WAISTING HIS TIME AT OLD TRFFORD. I WILL ADVICE HIM AS HIS FAN TO COME TO REALMADRID AND WIN THA WORLDS BEST TITLE.

  • jecko

    ronaldo don’t go away,i love you in MU

  • Anonymous

    I hope Ronaldo doesn’t leave united he is an ace player and would be waisting his talent at madrid. If he stays at Man U he will be surrounded by TALENTED players like Rooney and Tevez. Plz Plz Plz stay at Old Trafford it wil be worth it when United win the premiership league!!!!! GLORY GLORY MAN UNITED

  • Prashant

    There is no way Sir Alex will let his priceless Gem to move to Real Madrid. As long as Ronaldo is going to stay with M. United, Ronaldo is going to shine. But nevertheless credit to Sir Alex as well, the way he marshal his resources.

  • CRonaldo is good

    Yea… he would be surrounded by quality players at Manchester United right? They’re also quality players in Real Madrid idiots… You guys are stupid. Well i don’t know about a good move because some players play better in different leagues. For example Thierry Henry has made a pretty bad move, but its not his fault he is out of position. On the other hand… he will be getting a lot of money. But besides that there is still quality soccer in both places and i would probably side with Spanish soccer but just because i like Real Madrid and Barcelona.

  • sheikh

    world best player stay in real madrid c ronaldo

  • mufthie

    i never see this like player in the football history he is football mashine