Ronaldo penned an open letter to Madrid fans this evening, in which he described his laurel-laden time at Madrid as "possibly the happiest of my life". He also won four of his five Ballon d'Or awards while with Real Madrid.
"I only have feelings of enormous gratitude for this club, for these fans and for this city". I can only thank them all for the love and affection I have received.
La Liga titles as well as an incredible four Champions League, three years on the bounce.More news: A Single Goal Sends France To The World Cup Final
Ronaldo is looking for a fresh challenge after nine successful years in Spain, and Italian giants Juventus are considered to be frontrunners for his signature in what would be the largest deal of the summer, without question.
Despite his impending departure, the Portugal worldwide admitted he would never forget his time in Spain.
In recent years they've failed to win the CL with Ronaldo often inflicting the damage.
Ronaldo was Real Madrid's top all-time goal scorer, with 451 goals since moving there in 2009. Real Madrid has conquered my heart and that of my family's, too. Former Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho, now at Manchester United, was also investigated.
Ronaldo will rightly be remembered as one of Real's best ever players, although he never quite enjoyed the God-like status he craved.More news: Wimbledon 2018 -- Serena Williams reaches Wimbledon semifinals
Portugal talisman Cristiano Ronaldo became just the fourth player to score in four different World Cup tournaments (2006, 2010, 2014 and 2018) after Pele, Uwe Seeler and Miroslav Klose.
Ronaldo urged president Florentino Perez to accept Juventus's offer following months of intense speculation linking the 33-year-old with a move to the Bianconeri.
He spent six seasons in England, winning three Premier League titles, one Champions League title and one FA Cup.
Portugal's Last 16 defeat to Uruguay was Cristiano Ronaldo's 38th game in World Cups/European Championships - no player has played in more across the two competitions (level with Bastia Schweinsteiger).More news: Barcelona set their sights on Eden Hazard