Kaka receives roaring welcome from Real Madrid fans

MADRID: With the crowd chanting his name, Kaka received a roaring welcome Tuesday when he was introduced at his new home of Real Madrid before at least 50,000 fans.

The 27-year-old Brazilian playmaker, acquired from AC Milan for $92 million, was presented by team president Florentino Perez at Santiago Bernabeu. Kaka shook his head in delight at the response by the fans.

Kaka, who passed his medical earlier Tuesday, and Cristiano Ronaldo are Perez''s major summer signings as the team tries to make up for a season without a trophy.

Kaka agreed to a six-year contract with Madrid and will team with Cristiano Ronaldo, the world player of the year who was acquired by Madrid for a record transfer of $131 million.