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Colombia forward James Rodriguez signs 6-year deal to play at Real Madrid

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FILE - In this June 28, 2014, file photo, Colombia's James Rodriguez celebrates after he scored his side's second goal during the World Cup round of 16 soccer match between Colombia and Uruguay at the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The 23-year-old Monaco forward who was the top scorer at the World Cup, is closing in on a deal with Real Madrid. Spanish sports newspapers said Monday that Monaco had agreed terms with Madrid and Rodriguez is to be presented to fans on Tuesday. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez,File) (The Associated Press)

James Rodriguez has signed a six-year deal with Real Madrid.

The club says the 23-year-old Colombia forward will be introduced to fans at the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium on Tuesday afternoon. He scored a tournament-leading six goals at the World Cup in Brazil.

Rodriguez passed a medical examination earlier at the Sanitas Clinic in the northern suburb of La Moraleja.

Sports newspapers Marca and As said Madrid agreed to pay Monaco $108 million for Rodriguez, and that the player would join the squad Aug. 1.

Rodriguez had joined Monaco from FC Porto last year. He is Madrid's second signing after Germany midfielder Toni Kroos joined Thursday from Bayern Munich.

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