Confirmed: Raul signs for Qatari club Al Sadd

The move comes after the Spaniard left Schalke on a free transfer.

Raul scored a record 323 goals during his time at Real Madrid.
Raul scored a record 323 goals during his time at Real Madrid.

QATARI CLUB AL Sadd have confirmed the signing of Raul on a free transfer from the start of the 2012/13 season.

The former Spain forward will depart Schalke after two years in the Bundesliga, having moved to Germany after a record-breaking spell at Real Madrid.

Raul made his name at Real after making his debut in 1994, before going on to win three La Liga titles and a hat-trick of Champions League crowns.

He also became Real’s all-time top scorer with 323 goals over a 16-year spell but joined Schalke two years ago.

The attacker was a success in Gelsenkirchen despite his advancing years, netting a further 40 times.

Before the end of this season he revealed the current campaign would be his last in Germany.

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Raul has also scored 71 Champions League goals, the most in the competition’s history.

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