Cristiano Ronaldo refuses to rule out retirement in 20201 min read . Updated: 21 Aug 2019, 06:01 PM IST
- Cristiano Ronaldo joined Juventus in 2018 from Real Madrid
- Cristiano Ronaldo helped Juventus win their eighth successive league title in 2018/19
Cristiano Ronaldo has refused to rule out the possibility of retirement next year.
The Portuguese superstar joined Serie A club Juventus last year and helped them win the domestic title for the eighth successive Scudetto by scoring 21 goals. He also scored six goals in the Champions League, including a stunning hat-trick against Atletico Madrid, but the Bianconeri were knocked out in the next round at the hands of Ajax.
And Although Ronaldo will still have two years left at the end of the current campaign, he has refused to rule out retiring at the end of the current campaign.
Speaking to Portugal TV station TV1, Ronaldo said, ‘I don't think about that (retirement).
'Maybe I can leave my career next year… but I can also play up to 40 or 41.
'I don't know. What I always say is to enjoy the moment. The gift is excellent and I have to continue to enjoy it.'
The former Sporting Lisbon youngster has now won league titles with three different clubs in three different countries. He has also won the Champions League five times including winning it four times in five years with Real Madrid.
Ronaldo, who has won Ballon d'Or five times, has tasted international glory as well, winning the 2016 European Championships where Portugal beat France 1-0 and he also led his country to the inaugural Nations League title beating the Netherlands 1-0 in the final.