When you’re one of the best soccer players on the planet, spending $18.5 million to score a New York City crash pad isn’t really a biggie. But it becomes a somewhat of a biggie when the apartment in question is the Trump Tower apartment that E.L. James used as the model for Christian Grey sex-tastic torture lab in 50 Shades of Grey.
Does the purchase signal his intentions of moving stateside when his Real Madrid contract expires in 2018? The fabulous footie has expressed interest in coming to America’s Major League Soccer. Will he play for New York City FC or the Red Bulls? Will he invite us to his first “red room” party? Only time will tell!