BRONX, NEW YORK | The World Cup leading goal scorer and winner of the golden boot Colombia star man James Rodriguez is set to join Cristiano Ronaldo and Karim Benzema at Real Madrid Next season.
James Rodriguez played for Monaco last season for $60.8 million; he appeared in 38 matches for the French club in Ligue 1 scoring 10 goals and finish in second place behind Paris Saint-Germain. The transfer from former club Monaco was compete last night, James Rodriguez will join Real Madrid for 6years worth $121 million in transfer fees.
Once the World Cup was over every football club in the world wanted a piece of Colombia number 10, however the 23year old Colombian star only wanted to play for one team and that was”Los Blancos” Real Madrid, a statement he made to Marca; a Spanish newspaper. Once those comments was made it was Real Madrid destin to get the young star alongside it’s big star Cristiano Ronaldo and Karim Benzema, who also had a breakout World Cup with France national team.
Rodriguez comments on Real Madrid Interest
“It’s really flattering to know that a club of Real Madrid’s stature is interested in me. It’d be a dream to join the club of my dreams,”
The 23year old star also added:
“Would I jump at the chance to go to Real? No doubt about it, my answer is a resounding yes,”
James Rodriguez was sure to be the biggest name not just in football but in every sports around the world after was what was a stellar performance for his national club; and himself, scoring 6 goals; 2 assists putting his team in position to win at the end of every game. .
Football club around the world was sure to put is name atop of all transfer list and players to watch are signed. The world of sports took notice of who James Rodriguez is, Cleveland star Lebron James tweeted who his favorite play of the World Cup was
The group stages was where Rodriguez shines he was able to score in every match in the World Cup, he won man of the match 3 of 4 times during the group stages and 1 of 2 after the group stages. Matches against Japan and Greece was his best games he scored 1 goal completed 21 passes often setting up Jackson who scored twice, Rodriguez help Colombia to a 4 – 1 win against Japan and a 3 – 0 win over Greece, where he scored in the 90+3 mark his only goal of that match.
The Colombian national team in my option has to feel proud of the way they played and their achievements, Colombia finish at top of Group C – with 9 points winning every one of their group matches scoring 9 goals and only allowing 2 goals.
The Colombians who made it past the round of 16 for the very first time, saw a star rise right in front of their eyes on the worlds biggest stage, James Rodriguez World Cup performance was definitely one for the ages, he put his self and team in position to succeed and that’s exactly what happened, his country was very proud of what the team accomplishment not only beating very wealthy opponents but making it as far as they did coming out on top of a spectacular Group C. The country was so proud that majority of the country greet the club at the airport celebrating throughout the streets of Colombia.
The team hard work paid off and now James Rodriguez get his chance not only at a great pay check but also to play on the world biggest stage in La Liga for the world biggest team Real Madrid alongside the worlds biggest star Cristiano Ronaldo and in the world of football biggest rivalry between Real Madrid C.F and F.C Barcelona against the World Best player Lionel Messi, so he differently has it cut out for him next season, however am sure he will be fine after all he did succeed on the worlds biggest stage in sports the World Cup for a very hostile country in Colombia.