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Last Updated: Saturday June 27 2009 13:21 GMT

Ronaldo signs six-year Real deal

Ronaldo on the pitch

Cristiano Ronaldo will join Real Madrid on 1 July after agreeing a six-year deal with the club.

The player has signed to the club for a record-breaking £80m, making him the world's highest paid footballer.

United, who accepted Real's offer for the 24-year-old winger on 11 June, confirmed on their website that the transfer had been finalised

A statement on Real's website read: "The player will be tied to Real Madrid for the next six seasons.