LaLiga Chief expose reason behind Ronaldo’s move away from Spain.

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La Liga president Javier Tebas has come out to say the reason behind CR7’s exit from the league is due to Spain’s high tax rate as he agreed a switch to the Serie A champions worth €112 million (£100m/$130m), signing a four-year contract.

The Portuguese forward released a statement via Madrid’s website to explain his reason for requesting to leave, citing the need for a “new cycle” at this stage in his career.

However, Tebas believes the move was also partially motivated by money, noting that the player will able to earn more in Italy.

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“He’ll earn more money than here,” Tebas told Marca TV.

“I think that fiscally it favours him to go to Italy. Here, in Spain, we have a problem with fiscal competition.

“Out of the biggest leagues, Spain is where the players have the worst tax situation.”

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