Colombia’s World Cup star Rodriguez undergoing medical at Real Madrid

Monaco's Colombia star James Rodriguez is close to joining Real Madrid. 

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Colombia international James Rodriguez is on the verge of completing a blockbuster £63million ($107.5million) move to Real Madrid from Monaco.


The 23-year-old forward is in Madrid undergoing a medical as he looks to become Los Blancos’ latest signing, following the arrival of Germany midfielder Toni Kroos.

Rodriguez will join Cristiano Ronaldo, Gareth Bale and Karim Benzema to provide a formidable attacking threat for the Champions League winners.

Rodriguez was one of the stars of the World Cup, scoring six goals for his country on his way to winning the tournament’s Golden Boot award.

He also scored the goal of the tournament at the World Cup with a stunning volley against Uruguay in the last 16.

He makes the move to the Spanish capital after spending one season at Monaco, the team he joined from FC Porto for £35million last summer.

Rodriguez scored nine goals and registered 12 assists for Monaco last season as they finished second in Ligue 1 behind Paris St Germain.