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Kaka completes record 56m Real Madrid switch

BRAZILIAN playmaker Kaka last night became the world&rsquo;s most expensive footballer after completing his record transfer from AC Milan to Real Madrid, believed to be worth in the region of &pound;56m.<br /><br />The Spanish giants revealed the completion of the transfer on their website last night just hours after the 27-year-old superstar underwent a medical while on international duty in Recife.<br /><br />Kaka put pen-to-paper on a six-year deal which is expected to smash the &pound;48m Real paid Juventus for Zinedine Zidane in 2001.<br /><br />An AC Milan statement later read: &ldquo;It will be very difficult to fill the void that will be left by Kaka. He is a shining example of professionalism and commitment. AC Milan thanked the man and the great champion Kaka for his decisive contribution to the many victories achieved in the six years of his commitment.&rdquo;<br /><br />Kaka is expected to be unveiled at the Bernabeu at the end of this month once he has finished Confederations Cup duty with Brazil in South Africa. <br /><br />His transfer is the first piece of major business under returning president Florentino Perez, who built the famous Galacticos side of the early 2000s. Ambitious Perez is now expected to turn his attentions to luring Cristiano Ronaldo away from Manchester United.<br />