World Cup top scorer James Rodriguez changes to Real Madrid for 80 Million Euros (about 108 millions dollars).
Also Toni Kross from the german national team will change to Real Madrid. “Everything went well, I`m very happy.” , says the 23 years old Colombian on Tuesday the 22th of July 2014 after a medical check leaving the hospital. James Rodriguez receives a contract over 6 years by the Champions-League-Winner.
Only five days after the presentation of World-Cup-Champion Toni Kroos Real pays the third highest transfer-fee of history to AS Monaco – More expensive was new team collegue Cristiano Ronaldo (96 million Euros) and Bale (100 million Euros). The future of Sami Khedira (German national player) and also of the argentinean World-Cup-Star Angel di Maria is not clear yet.
The combat of the Top-offensives
For one year Mesut Özil was sold for 50 Millionen Euros to the FC Arsenal to finance the 100 Million Euro man Bale. Five years ago Real bought superstar Ronaldo from Manchester United for 96 Million Euro. With James Rodriguez Real Madrid´s ofensive will be worth more than 300 Million Euros, including the top player Karim Benzemafrom France.
The arch enemy FC Barcelona has just polished up their forwards with Lionel Messi and Neymar and now with Uruguay`s 75 Million Euro man ‘Luis Suarez”. According to AS Monca, James will have the number 10 on his shirt and Tony Kroos the number 8.