MY DREAM IS TO RETIRE AT REAL MADRID - RONALDO
The 30-year-old, who picked up his fourth
Golden Shoe this week, believes with the right
care he can continue to score goals for Los
Blancos for many more years.
Cristiano Ronaldo has no plans to leave Real
Madrid and believes he could even play for the
club for another six years if he looks after
The 30-year-old recently drew level with Raul
as Madrid's all-time leading scorer after his
Champions League brace against Malmo took
him to 323 goals, reaching that mark in 400
fewer games than the former Spain
There had been speculation that could mean he
felt his work was done at the Bernabeu, with a
return to Manchester United or a move to Paris
Saint-Germain touted as possible destinations.
However, Ronaldo, whose contract runs until
2018, has insisted it remains his desire is to
end his career in the Spanish capital.
â€œMy dream is to retire at Real Madrid,â€ he told
Marca . â€œIf you take care of yourself, you can
play until you are 40.
â€œI want to continue for five of six more years. I
plan to continue [with the same] games and
â€œI feel good and useful at Madrid, I want to keep
Ronaldo was this week awarded his fourth
Golden Ball â€” which is handed to Europeâ€™s most
No other player has won it as many times, but
speaking at the presentation of the trophy he
re-iterated his desire to win it several more
times before hanging up his boots.
Former Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti has
also recently said that he expects the
Portuguese forward to retire at Los Blancos.
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