8 Clubs Rich Enough to Afford Cristiano Ronaldo

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8 Clubs Rich Enough to Afford Cristiano Ronaldo
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€200 million: that is the quoted price for which it is said Real Madrid will sell their Portuguese superstar Cristiano Ronaldo.

Would they really sell? It seems unlikely that they would need to. Ronaldo is arguably top-dog, and should he leave La Liga, there would always be the lingering doubt surrounding his career; he would have walked away from direct comparisons and competitions with Leo Messi while the Barcelona star is ahead of him.

Ronaldo is talented enough that he would walk into any side in the world, but that doesn't mean he could join any of them.

At his price tag, only a very small handful of clubs worldwide would even dream of making a bid—and even fewer would realistically be able to attract him to their league and their team.

Here are eight teams who could afford the massive, world-record-shattering price tag for the attacker.

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