"I really want to meet my new teammates, I'm ready to go to work straight away.
"It is a great honor and a challenge to be part of this team, especially after they have won the Spanish Liga. I hope that this coming season the successes and the triumphs will continue.
"It is a dream made reality. Madrid is a great team which I hope to help to win more titles. I will try to do my best and I hope to adjust as quickly as possible."
Metzelder is due to have his final Madrid medical tomorrow.