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James Rodriguez unveiling at Real Madrid crashed by pitch invader

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Real Madrid have completed the £63 million transfer of World Cup Golden Boot winner James Rodriguez from Monaco and his unveiling at the Bernabeu was as frantic and exciting as his meteoric rise to football stardom.

The European champions presented their new Colombian playmaker to the adoring fans inside the Bernabeu and the his sparkling performances at this years World Cup have made the 23-year old one of football's biggest global stars at present time.

Rordiguez put pen to paper on a six-year contract with Madrid earlier in the day and then underwent his medical on Tuesday morning, the evening time was staged for his presentation to the fans.

Real Madrid fans provided incredible attendance for the introduction of their new idol but things almost hit a sour note as proceedings almost got out of hand when a fan invaded the pitch in order to meet Rodriguez.

Security at the event were quick to react to the situation, firstly there was a bit of a scuffle as the fan was restrained but Rodriguez attempted to greet the man who had what seemed to hold good intentions. 

The invader was wearing a Colombian national shirt and tried hugging the new Madrid star, after the commotion with security, Rodriguez continued to help the invader away from the area and according to reports on social media even presented the fan with a Madrid football.

To see the events unfold, check out this link to a vine that shows the pitch invasion attempt.

https://vine.co/v/M2DAHjJDM0v

Rodriguez was scheduled to meet the media after donning his new Madrid kit before being introduced to the fans.

Despite many reports, neither club has actually confirmed the staggering transfer figure for the 23-year old, but it has been suggested that Real Madrid have paid Monaco the sum of €80 million (£63million) which would make Rodriguez the 4th most expensive transfer of all time.

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