Real Madrid to honour retired striker Ronaldo tonight

Real Madrid will honour former striker Ronaldo tonight ahead of the game against Sporting Gijon.

Real Madrid will honour former striker Ronaldo tonight ahead of the game against Sporting Gijon.

The 34-year-old Brazilian, who announced his retirement on February 14, will be presented with a replica of the Machinbarrena and Aranguren statue, which was created in 1925 and now sits in front of the first-team dressing room.

He said in AS: "When I was here 10 days ago, (club president) Florentino (Perez) talked to me and told me that he intended to have a tribute for me.

"It is a great honour because I am a Madridista."

 
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