Cristiano Ronaldo’s exit from Real Madrid seemed destined to happen ever since the Champions League final, where the Spanish club beat Liverpool 3-1. Bayern Munich have been linked with a move for Portuguese star, however, he joined Juventus.
Bayern Munich president Uli Hoeness has revealed the 33-year-old’s age put the Bundesliga giants off making a move for the forward.
When asked why Bayern never made a move for Ronaldo, president Hoeness told Bild: “We would have paid that amount for him with our eyes closed if he was 24 years old but he’s 33.”
However, Bayern Munich should regret, as Ronaldo scored 11 goals in his 18 Juventus appearances.