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Cristiano Ronaldo buys New York City apartment: Report

Cristiano Ronaldo
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Cristiano Ronaldo

Portuguese soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo has purchased an apartment in the Trump Tower on Fifth Avenue for $18.5 million, The New York Post reports. (Tweet this)

The Real Madrid player completed the deal last Wednesday for the 2,509 square foot loft, per the report.

The move to New York has sparked speculation about where Ronaldo could go once his contract in Madrid expires in 2018.

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The Post reports that the apartment was previously owned by "Italian real-estate mogul Alessandro Proto, who happens to be a partner of Donald Trump."

Read the full coverage at The New York Post.

Correction: An earlier version misspelled Ronaldo.