Real Madrid have signed Colombia forward James Rodriguez, the top scorer in the 2014 World Cup, from Monaco for a fee which could reach £71m.The 23-year-old has signed a six-year deal with the Spanish giants. Rodriguez won the Golden Boot with six goals in five matches in Brazil as Colombia reached the quarter-finals.
Madrid president Florentino Perez said: “He played brilliantly and his goals confirmed his status as one of the best players at the World Cup.”
Rodriguez’s final goal was a late consolation from the penalty spot as Colombia lost 2-1 to Brazil.
“I am very happy, this is a dream come true. I hope to make people very happy and win a lot of titles here,” he said.
Source: BBC Sport News