Real Madrid Says Cristiano Ronaldo Agrees on New Contract

Real Madrid today said Cristiano Ronaldo has agreed to a contract extension with the nine-time European soccer champion.

The 28-year-old Portugal international will attend a press conference at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium later today, the club said in a statement on its official website.

No details of the new contract were given.

Real Madrid this month agreed to pay 78 million pounds ($121 million) to buy Gareth Bale from Tottenham Hotspur.

Ronaldo and Bale both scored for Real Madrid yesterday in a 2-2 draw at Villarreal in Spanish soccer’s Primera Liga.

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