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Cristiano Ronaldo in 'perfect condition' after passing medical with Real Madrid
Cristiano Ronaldo has successfully completed a medical with Real Madrid before later being introduced as the club's latest signing in front of thousands of fans, completing a deal that makes him the most expensive player in the world.

Ronaldo landed at Madrid airport just after midday today before heading to the Hospital Sanitas La Moraleja for his medical as he puts the finishing touches on his world-record £80million move from Manchester United.

Following the examination, Carlos Diez, Real Madrid's medical chief told the club's website: "(Ronaldo) is in perfect condition and very eager to start the season as soon as possible."
The 24-year-old had already undergone initial medical tests with the Spanish giants while on holiday in Portugal last month, which the player claimed at the time had gone "perfectly".

"He has an extraordinary cardiac and lung capacity," Diez added. "We have complemented everything that we already did in Portugal and done all the specific tests.

"Now we will be able to start working using an individual plan in order to improve his performance. For him (Ronaldo), it's a dream, and this dream starts to convert into reality from today."

The 2008 Fifa world player of the year is expected to get a hero's welcome when he dons Real's jersey for the first time at a ceremony at Santiago Bernabeu Stadium which is scheduled to get underway at 9pm.

In a statement Real said Ronaldo's unveiling "could very well make history".

The current record turnout for an unveiling of a player goes to Argentina's Diego Maradona who drew 75,000 people when he was presented at Naples in July 1984 after joining the Italian side from Barcelona.

This season will see Ronaldo team up with Kaka, the 2007 world player of the year, who signed with Real from AC Milan in early June.

Kaka was officially unveiled on June 30 at the Bernabeu stadium before 55,000 fans, according to club figures, and Real expect an even higher turnout for Ronaldo's unveiling.

Kaka was the first big name Florentino Perez signed since he returned in June for a second stint as president of Real.

Perez, who brought Luis Figo and Zinedine Zidane to Real during his first term as the club's president between 2000 and 2006, is seeking to rebuild a squad which trailed arch rival FC Barcelona last season by reviving his policy of signing football superstars.
Squad Number: 7
Position: Forward
Place of Birth: Funchal, Madeira
Date Of Birth: 05/ 02/ 1985
Height: 6'1
Weight: 13st 0lbs

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