Premier League Cristiano Ronaldo says he plans to play for ‘many...

Cristiano Ronaldo says he plans to play for ‘many more years’ as Juventus superstar chases World Cup dream with Portugal – Bukipress

-

- Advertisment -

CRISTIANO RONALDO plans to play for ‘many more years’ and dreams of winning the World Cup with Portugal.

Juventus superstar Ronaldo, 35, is seven goals shy of the international world record of 109 held by Iran’s Ali Daei.

Getty Images – Getty

Cristiano Ronaldo vowed to play on after winning the Golden Foot[/caption]

The five-time Ballon d’Or winner is leading the race for the Serie A Golden Boot this season with 12 goals in ten games.

Despite Ronaldo’s prolific finishing the Old Lady are in sixth place – ten points behind Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s AC Milan – as they chase a tenth successive Scudetto.

Speaking after winning the Golden Foot award – a gong that a player can only win once and a prize even GOAT rival Lionel Messi has never bagged -Ronaldo said: “It doesn’t matter the age. What is important is the mind.

“It doesn’t matter if Cristiano Ronaldo is good, you don’t know tomorrow what is going to happen. I live in the present, in the moment.

“The moment is good, I feel happy, I feel sharp and in a good moment in my life. I hope to play many, many years more but you never know.

“This is football, we don’t know what is going to happen tomorrow.

“When I speak to young boys I always say ‘enjoy the moment’ because we never know what will happen.

“My eyes see the future very, very bright, so I am happy with that.”


Ronaldo has scored an incredible 654 goals in 864 club games during a glittering club career at Sporting Lisbon, Manchester United, Real Madrid and now Juve.

He helped Portugal lift the 2016 European Championship and will be looking to fire his country to a defence of their title in the delayed Euro 2020 tournament next summer.

And the former Red Devils hero is looking even further ahead as he said it would be a ‘dream’ to win the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, when he will be 37.

Ronaldo added: “We won 2016 and now we want to win the World Cup.

“It’s possible, yes, it’s possible. Everything is possible. But you have to be realistic as well. As I told you many, many times, my dream is to win something for Portugal national team and I won two titles, which is making me feel happy.

“I win [with] every club that I played with, but World Cup… it’s a dream. It’s a dream.”

Ronaldo and Messi are both named in the Ballon d’Or all-time best XI

Ronaldo – who was named player of the century at the Globe Soccer Awards – has continued to star despite the lack of fans during the pandemic and tested positive for Covid-19 himself in October.

He made it abundantly clear he does not enjoy playing without the usual chorus of adoring supporters and said: “I don’t like to play in the stadiums without fans, it’s like going to the circus but you don’t see clowns.

“The pandemic has made people crazy. I hope soon they can open the gates of the stadiums.

“We have to live with that, we have to try to do a normal life but of course we have to respect the rules. But to play without the fans, I really don’t like it.”

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Latest news

Q&A about dead suspects in California mass shooting | Latest News

WHAT PROMPTED THE GUNFIRE?Police do not have a motive for the shootings, which ended with a gun battle...

Madcap James Bond ideas that didn’t make the cut — from 007 dressing as Jesus to a David Bowie villain – Bukipress

JAMES BOND is famed for squeezing out of tight spots in pretty miraculous ways. But an eccentric idea by film...

We need to end lockdown quickly & there can be no turning back this time – Bukipress

BORIS Johnson stands on the cusp of another critical moment in his epic battle with Covid. Last April, of course,...

Kelly vs Avanesyan LIVE RESULTS: Stream, TV channel, undercard for big night of boxing at Wembley Arena – latest updates – Bukipress

JOSH KELLY faces the biggest night of his career this evening as he fights David Avanesyan for the European...
- Advertisement -

Liverpool eye Lucas Ocampos transfer but £56m release fee for Sevilla winger could be potential stumbling block – Bukipress

LIVERPOOL are reportedly interested in signing Sevilla winger Lucas Ocampos this summer. But the 26-year-old’s £56m release fee could scupper...

Ant & Dec name Saturday Night Takeaway’s angriest prank victims saying Gordon Ramsay still sends ‘chilling’ texts – Bukipress

ANT McPartlin and Dec Donnelly have revealed the stars they left shaking with rage after their elaborate wind-ups. The pair...

Must read

- Advertisement -

You might also likeRELATED
Recommended to you