A combo image shows Cristiano Ronaldo next to the Bugatti Centodieci.
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Juventus and Portugal Cristiano Ronaldo, who has a serious collection of cars stashed at his palatial house home in Italy, has purchased €8 million Bugatti Centodieci to mark his 36th birthday.
Centodieci can go from 0-100 km/h in 2.4 seconds. Ronaldo, a regular customer of Bugatti vehicles, has purchased the Veyron, a Chiron and a La Voiture Noire — with the latter apparently setting him back a whopping $18 million last year, according to Sports Bible He also owns a Ferrari F430, the Phantom Rolls-Royce, a Lamborghini Aventador and the iconic Maserati GranCabrio.
The Bentley Continental GTC is another beauty in Ronaldo's collection and the McLaren Senna — which he bought for a reported £750,000 in July - is one of his more recent purchases.
His other half Georgina Rodriguez also surprised him with a £600,000 Mercedes G Wagon for his 35th birthday, but the Bugatti Centodieci arguably beats them all.
It is believed only 10 units of the Centodieci will be produced. In fact, all 10 have already been sold, according to reports, but they will have to wait until 2022 to get their hands on it as Bugatti only started production a few weeks ago.
The official Bugatti website gives the following comprehensive lowdown on the car that has been handcrafted in Molsheim, France.
"Inspired by the historical model, the Centodieci pushes all boundaries of imagination with its breathtaking performance and pioneering design," it reads.
"Featuring a modern interpretation of the classic wedge shape and with the iconic W16 engine, the Centodieci transports the EB110 gracefully into a new millennium.
"The ten limited-edition vehicles are distinguished by their perfect elegance and sculptural beauty, making the Centodieci a true, tangible work of art."
Ronaldo has been in his hometown for over a month now after football in Italy was suspended due to the coronavirus outbreak in the country.
The English club said on Friday it has reached an agreement with Juventus for the transfer of the Portugal forward, subject to agreement of personal terms, visa and medical examination.
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