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Ronaldo returns to Lisbon for showdown

Real Madrid hope that Cristiano Ronaldo will lead them to their tenth Champions League title in his homecoming match.

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    Portugal’s most famous son has just come home. Cristiano Ronaldo is in Lisbon for Real Madrid’s Champions League final game against Atletico Madrid.

    Ronaldo was paid the equivalent of 12 dollars a game as a ball boy at the Sporting Lisbon stadium, before joining the club's academy as an 11-year-old.

    Today he receives and estimated 45 million dollars a year and every young player in this city aims to be the next Ronaldo.

    Matt Rumsey reports from Lisbon. 

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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