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Real Madrid not willing to pay huge sum for Brazilian star

Updated: August 2, 2002, 10:24 PM ET
Reuters

MADRID -- Ronaldo's agent has told Real Madrid the Brazilian striker is ready to leave Inter Milan, the Spanish club's sporting director Jorge Valdano revealed on Friday.

Valdano played down the chances of Ronaldo joining the galaxy of stars at the Bernabeu, though, saying Real was only "relatively" interested in the player, who led Brazil to World Cup glory by topping the scoring chart with eight goals.

Real would not be prepared to pay an "astronomical" sum to bring Ronaldo to the ...

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