Tuesday, December 23, 2008

Lassana Diarra Signs for Real Madrid Worth 20 Million Pounds

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Merry Christmas from ToomanyballsReal Madrid unveiled Lassana Diarra at the club’s Bernabeu Stadium on Monday (22 December).
The 23-year-old France international joined the club from English Premier League side Portsmouth in a deal worth in the region of 20 million pounds.

Lassana Diarra was unveiled to the Spanish media on Monday after completing his move from the English Premier League club Portsnmouth to the Spanish giants Real Madrid. Diarra signed a four-and-a-half-year contract which will keep him at the Santiago Bernabeu until 2013 after Madrid reportedly paid Portsmouth in the region of 20 million pounds (US$28 million).
Lassana Diarra The 23-year-old France midfielder says it’s a once in a lifetime move. “Nobody can refuse an offer to play for Real Madrid. I am very happy. It was my dream from a long time ago, and now that I am here I want to adapt as soon as possible to give everything to this club,” said Diarra.

Diarra, who began his playing career at French club Le Havre in 2004, has made 16 appearances for France. Diarra’s signing takes Madrid’s total spending on transfers to just under 300 million pounds (US$419 million) since president Ramon Calderon took office in 2006.
Merry Christmas from Toomanyballs

News Courtesy: http://www.nhatky.in/

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