Ronaldo, on Confederations Cup duty in
“I am leaving Real Madrid,” Marca claim Ronaldo told his Portuguese colleagues. “I have made a decision. There is no turning back,” the daily sports paper reported.
According to Marca, when Zidane heard Ronaldo had sworn to quit, he broke off from his family holiday and called his No 7 to tell him
Marca also reported that club captain Sergio Ramos had called Ronaldo to ask him to stay.
In just 265 games for Real Madrid, Ronaldo has scored 285 goals, winning three Champions League finals in four seasons.
The 32-year-old Ronaldo is the latest football superstar to come under scrutiny for tax evasion after Lionel Messi was handed a €2.1 million fine last year for avoiding paying taxes on part of the income he earned from image rights via companies in
Ronaldo is accused of defrauding the authorities of €14.7m in tax through offshore companies.