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Robinho sad over Madrid departure

March 23, 2012
By ESPNsoccernet staff
AC Milan forward Robinho has revealed that he did not want to stay at Real Madrid once it became obvious that they were keen to sign Cristiano Ronaldo.

Robinho, 28, joined Madrid from Santos in the summer of 2005 but fell out of favour three years later and was sold to Manchester City for a then-British record of £32.5 million.

Now at Milan, the Brazilian revealed that the manner of his departure from the Bernabeu still hurts him.

"I had some great moments there, ...

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