On July 6, 2009, Real Madrid would get the signing, perhaps, the most important in its entire history, since Cristiano marked a before and an after in the showcase of «La Casa Blanca» titles. The Portuguese would play 9 consecutive seasons in the Spanish team until his transfer to Juventus in July 2018.
After a fantastic stint at Manchester United, where he showed his true potential and, under the command of Sir Alex Ferguson, the Portuguese forward was ready for a new experience. This is how he arrives at the Santiago Bernabéu, which gathered 85,000 fans. The only peculiarity was the number on his shirt. For a long time, she had inherited David Beckham’s No. 7 while still on the Manchester team; However, in the Spanish capital he was wearing number 9 and it was for a reason: It was the last season of Raúl González Blanco, The idol of the Madrid team always played with that number and would not be the exception in his last year. After the departure of «The Angel of Madrid» to Schalke 04, the «bug once again inherited the mythical number and, with this, would write its name in the history of Spanish football.
With him in their ranks, Real Madrid got 4 Champions League, being the absolute scorer of the competition and always appearing with goals in the finals. In addition to this, he won 2 Spanish Leagues, 2 Spanish Cups, 2 Spanish Super Cups, 3 European Super Cups and 3 Club World Cups. In addition, that period, he obtained 4 Ballons of Gold, 3 Boots of Gold and 2 awards FIFA «The Best». On the other hand, with his team, he won the 2016 Euro Cup and the Nations League. All of this has led to 487 goals in 628 games so far.