Found December 27, 2012 on NESN.com:
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Cristiano Ronaldo won’t want to stay at Real Madrid any longer than he has to. The Portuguese superstar rejected the Spanish club’s contract extension offer, presumably because he wants to leave, as has been widely reported. The news is fueling speculation that this season will be his last in the Spanish capital, according to Football Espana. “According to AS Los Blancos have prepared an extension they hoped the player would sign this summer, which would run until 2018 and see his annual wage increased from €10 million ($13.2 million) to €15 million ($19.8 million),” the report says. “However the 27-year-old reportedly prefers to see out his current deal — which expires in 2015 –- then leave, with the likes of Paris Saint-Germain [PSG] and old employers Manchester United waiting to pounce.” Ronaldo has reportedly grown disilussioned with life at Real Madrid. He feels the club hasn’t shown him enough public support, which has had a negative impact on his image. Early this month, Spanish
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