Valladolid: Ronaldo sells Cruzeiro: “Valladolid will be next”


Valladolid: Ronaldo sells Cruzeiro: “Valladolid will be next”

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Ronaldo nazrio He sold his majority stake in Cruzeiro, the club where he trained as a player, according to the new owner announced on Monday, Pedro Laurino. Loreno, the owner of the chain Supermarkets in Bosnia and HerzegovinaShe confirmed the operation in statements to journalists at the club’s headquarters, in Belo Horizonte, after several days of rumors about the negotiations.

“I’m not buying a company, but a passion,” said Loreno, expecting a signing with Ronaldo that became official a few hours later. According to the local press, the value of the operation was set at 600 million reais (About 117 million dollars or 109 million euros) In exchange for 90% of the shares of the club owned by the former striker of the Brazilian national team.

Ronaldo buys Cruzeiro in December 2021, At a time when the historic Belo Horizonte club was in the second division and plunged into a judicial recovery process, to avoid bankruptcy due to its debts. At that time, Ronaldo, also the owner of The Real Valladolid, Payments 400 million riyals (today 78 million dollars) And I suppose that Debts He signed a contract with the club, which reached 1000 million reais (about 195 million dollars).

In his administration, Cruzeiro returns to the first division And in 2023 she finished in the fourteenth place of the league standings.

At the press conference at which the agreement was formalized, Ronaldo took on the impending sale of Valladolid: “Valladolid is next”, It was the only sentence he said when asked about his future in Spain, And it follows that the following Club is up for sale.

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