AC Milan president Adriano Galliani says his
club would welcome Ronaldo with open arms should the Brazil striker leave Real
Madrid at the end of this season.
"Ronaldo is a great player and if he decides to leave Real he will find teams
all over the world ready to welcome him," Galliani was quoted as saying in La
Gazzetta dello Sport on Wednesday.
"Even the door at AC Milan is open."
Galliani's comments follow complaints by Ronaldo earlier this week that he had
never felt loved by Real's fickle fans and a warning that he would decide his
future after the World Cup. His contract expires in 2008.
The three-time World Player of the Year would face a mixed reception in the
Italian city if he took up Galliani's offer.
Ronaldo played for Milan's city rivals Inter between 1997 and 2002 and was
branded a traitor when he transferred to Real after winning the World Cup with