The 35-year-old, who struggled during his time at the Los Blancos, also said that the club's president, Florentino Perez and Karim Benzema, Kaka, and Xabi Alonso were also responsible for his Real Madrid exit.
"I found it hard due to the change of Real's president".
"It wasn't just Ronaldo". For the Dutchman, it was the return of Florentino Pérez to the presidency and his ambitious policy of galáctico signings that forced him to, in his own words, "endure a hard exit". Florentino Pérez came back as club president and he bought Ronaldo as well as Kaká, Benzema and Xabi Alonso.
"Real spent so much money and we were told that they needed to make a bit of money back on outgoing transfers".
"For me this was disappointing because I had a very good relationship with the former coach Manuel Pellegrini". Following a season in the Bundesliga which involved him lifting yet more silverware, he has been speaking about that decison around his LaLiga departure, one he describes as 'the best decision of my career'.
During his time at the club, Robben won everything on offer, including eight Bundesliga titles, four DFB-Pokals and the 2012/13 Champions League, with the Dutchman scoring the winning goal against Borussia Dortmund at Wembley.
At least 15 students die in India fire
The fire that broke out in a commercial building in Surat on Friday was caused by short-circuit, sources said. Deaths in fires are not uncommon in India where many establishments do not comply with fire safety standards.
Stocks open sharply lower on trade fears
ENTICING PROFIT: Victoria's Secret owner L Brands surged 11.6% after blowing away Wall Street's first quarter earnings forecasts. Exxon Mobil fell 2.3% and Chevron gave up 2.2%, part of a broad slump in energy sector stocks as the price of USA fell sharply.
"I talked to Mark and to Van Gaal", the Holland global added. Both clearly signalled to me: "Come to Munich, please".
"I remember the decision was not easy".
Manchester City winger Leroy Sane will only entertain a move to Bayern Munich this summer, with the player prepared to dig in his heels and stay put if the move does not happen. We sat together as a family on the terrace and talked.
"The move to Bayern was the best decision of my career".
"After all, it was about leaving a big club like Real Madrid".
The Premier League champions want to keep Sane but the 23-year-old winger has just two years remaining on his contract with a new deal remaining unsigned.
The zone extends approximately 200 miles off Alaska's western coast and is design to protect America from deadly strikes. There is also anger in Washington over continued allegations of Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election.
I'm from Texas and my grandfather, the first dad I knew, was a sharecropper with a second grade education, ' explained Hall. My story was supposed to already have been told, and there I was, losing something that I had poured my entire life in'.
When de Blasio asks Nadler if he was OK, Nadler can be heard responding with a faint "no" before putting his hand over his face. The New York congressman, 71, was at an event with New York Mayor Bill de Blasio when video showed him slumping in his chair.
In 2016, LGBT rights activists filed a case with Kenya's High Court saying that homosexual relations should be decriminalised. Most assaults are not reported because people don't have confidence that police will protect them, activists say.
Authorities also dismiss a tip placing Jayme's whereabouts in Miami as "not credible", and say they believe the girl is in danger. Twenty-one-year-old Jake Patterson pleaded guilty in March to two counts of intentional homicide and one count of kidnapping.
Sophie Turner came face-to-face with her husband's ex-girlfriend, Taylor Swift , while filming the BBC's The Graham Norton Show . The singer was on the show to perform her new single, while Sophie was there to promote her new film X-Men: Dark Phoenix .
Earlier this week, officials said the Pentagon had drawn up plans that could have sent up to 10,000 troops to the Middle East. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan and chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen.
Paris authorities have opened a terror probe to ascertain if the attack was a terrorist attack, according to reports from CNN . A package exploded Friday in the French city of Lyon injuring at least eight people including a young girl, reports say.
She said the students are "angry they are still not being heard". "The security guard is literally just in our face". She adds that she had been teaching her students about racism, and that the experience made those lessons real.
Despite the reaction to the titular mammal's Hollywood appearance, the live-action Sonic the Hedgehog movie is still coming. Shining follow-up Doctor Sleep on Nov 8.
A Look At Memorial Day Weekend Weather
Otherwise we'll have plenty of sunshine all three days, with Monday perhaps being the most ideal of the three. Leading into the holiday weekend, there are chances for showers, but we're not looking at complete washouts.
Tiger Woods commits to play the Memorial
Woods is a five-time victor at Jack Nicklaus' annual event and has never missed the cut in 16 appearances at the tournament. After all, in order to win a major, you need confidence heading in there, and Woods should build plenty of it at Memorial.
Rodgers, Yelich join in on chugs at Bucks game
Chugging beer is as much an American past time as football, of course, and some people are just better at one than the other. First, a Bucks fan earlier this month bought a beer for his girlfriend , ex-racer Danica Patrick , while Rodgers watched.
Spice Girls to kick off reunion tour in Dublin
The band got back together for a tour in 2007-2008 and also performed at the closing ceremony for the 2012 London Olympics. The Spice Girls will reunite on stage for the first time in seven years when they perform in Dublin tonight.
US could blacklist Chinese surveillance tech firm Hikvision
Morgan's 2017 reports on investments in China noted "strong demand across a wide range of industries" for Hikvision's products. The company also makes warehouse conveyor robots, robot forklifts, and drones, as well as drone signal jammers .
Explosion en fin de campagne — France
Une explosion a retentit peu avant 18h ce vendredi 24 mai, au niveau du 15-16 rue Victor Hugo, faisant 8 blessés. Un premier bilan officiellement fourni par les autorités locales faisait état de " huit blessés légers ".