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Cristiano Ronaldo unveiled: New €100m Juventus signing wanted to leave Real Madrid for 'big club'


The Portuguese forward gave his first extensive interviews following his exit from Real Madrid for the Serie A giants at a press conference




Cristiano Ronaldo has explained he wanted to leave Real Madrid for a "big club" like Juventus, rather than settle for an easy retirement in China or Qatar.

The Portugal international was unveiled as a Juventus player on Monday night following the completion of his medical, sealing a for €100 million (£88m/$117m) move to Serie A.

Read more: Cristiano Ronaldo unveiled: New €100m Juventus signing wanted to leave Real Madrid for 'big club'

Thierry Henry quits as Sky pundit to focus on ambition of being a manager

Thierry Henry (centre) is Arsenal's all-time leading goalscorer



Former Arsenal forward Thierry Henry has announced he is leaving Sky Sports to focus on his "long-term ambition to become a football manager".

The 40-year-old was Belgium's assistant coach during this summer's World Cup, having taken the role in 2016.

Read more: Thierry Henry quits as Sky pundit to focus on ambition of being a manager

Wayne Rooney: DC United set to field ex-Man Utd striker v Vancouver Whitecaps


Wayne Rooney left the Premier League as its second highest goalscorer with 208 goals, bettered only by Alan Shearer (260)




Wayne Rooney is set to make his debut for DC United when the Washington club stage their first Major League Soccer game at their new Audi Field Stadium.

Vancouver Whitecaps are the visitors to the 20,000-capacity venue in a match which kicks-off at 01:00 BST on Sunday.

Read more: Wayne Rooney: DC United set to field ex-Man Utd striker v Vancouver Whitecaps


Xherdan Shaqiri: Liverpool sign Stoke forward after triggering release clause

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp called the signing of Shaqiri a 'no brainer'



Liverpool have signed Switzerland forward Xherdan Shaqiri from Stoke City on a five-year deal, after triggering his £13m release clause.

The 26-year-old was Stoke's top scorer last season with eight goals as they were relegated from the Premier League.

Read more: Xherdan Shaqiri: Liverpool sign Stoke forward after triggering release clause


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