“AS Monaco is proud to have helped James Rodriguez reveal his talent to the world as he notably made his mark on the 2014 World Cup in Brazil winning the golden boot” says Vadim Vasilyev, Vice-President and CEO of AS Monaco. "James is a fantastic player who achieved great things with AS Monaco.
The Club had no intention to sell the player, however the time came when the solution of a transfer was considered to be the most beneficial solution for all parties. AS Monaco is proud to be a party to one of the most significant transfers in football history.
AS Monaco is a Club that will continue to grow and remains focused on the future. More than ever it has the ambition to strengthen the team and continue to progress for next season."