Chelsea issued a statement saying on Thursday that the German defender has joined Real Madrid after playing a major role in the club’s recent success.
According to a Real Madrid statement, the deal with Toni Rudiger has now been finalized. The deal will be in effect until June 2026, with no options.
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— Real Madrid C.F. ???? (@realmadriden) June 2, 2022
The defender was an integral part of the Blues that won the Champions League, Europa League, Club World Cup, UEFA Super Cup, and FA Cup for the London club.
He was chosen in the Champions League Team of the Season in each of the previous two seasons.
“I’m proud to announce that I’ll be joining @RealMadrid ?????? I’m super excited for all the challenges ahead and can’t wait to play my first games for this huge club.” – Rudiger said.
I'm proud to announce that I'll be joining @RealMadrid ?????? I'm super excited for all the challenges ahead and can't wait to play my first games for this huge club. #HalaMadrid #AlwasyBelieve #Hustle pic.twitter.com/zol5Z0NJbe
— Antonio Rüdiger (@ToniRuediger) June 2, 2022