Real Madrid Sign World Cup Hero James Rodriguez: Report

Updated: 22 July 2014 18:08 IST

While no details of the transfer fees is known yet, Colombia's James Rodriguez who grabbed the spotlight for his goal-scoring abilities in the World Cup will shift clubs from Monaco to Real Madrid.

Real Madrid Sign World Cup Hero James Rodriguez: Report
James Rodriguez emerged as the biggest star for Colombia and many felt he deserved the FIFA Golden Boot. © AP

Madrid:

Real Madrid on Tuesday signed Colombian striker James Rodriguez, the top scorer at the World Cup, from Monaco on a six season contract, the Spanish giants said.

Neither team gave the transfer fee, but Spanish media have spoken of a figure of between EUR75 million and EUR80 million. Rodriguez, 23, scored six goals for Colombia at the World Cup to win the Golden Boot award.

Topics : James David Rodriguez Rubio Real Madrid Colombia Football
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