Football: Real Madrid sign Colombian Rodriguez for $134m
Published on Jul 22, 2014 9:05 PM
MADRID (REUTERS) - Real Madrid have signed Colombia midfielder James Rodriguez from Monaco on a six-year contract, the La Liga football club said on Tuesday.
"Real Madrid and AS Monaco have reached an agreement for the transfer of James Rodriguez that will see keep him at the club for the next six seasons," Real said in a statement on their website.
The World Cup's Golden Boot winner with six goals, who will be presented at the Bernabeu later on Tuesday, is Real's second major signing of the transfer window after Germany midfielder Toni Kroos from Bayern Munich.
No details of the fee for Rodriguez were disclosed but media reports said it was around 80 million euros (S$134.2 million).
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