“They say I’m done, but…”: Cristiano Ronaldo challenges Erlig Haaland by shining in Saudi Arabia

The Portuguese player, who continues to display an exceptional level in Saudi Arabia, resists the passage of time and emphasizes that “I still love football. Even at my age, I love playing, scoring goals and winning matches.” .

He refuses to hang up his boots. At 38 years old, Cristiano Ronaldo He continues to show excellent physical and football form in Saudi Arabia. The Portuguese star admitted that retiring from the activity had not yet occurred to him .

The “bug” indicated that “I still love football. Even at my age, I enjoy playing, scoring goals and winning matches. “I’m going to keep playing until my legs say ‘Cristiano, it’s over’.” .

And given the results it seems that “CR7” is right, since his arrival at his current club – Al Nassr of Saudi Arabia – once the 2022 World Cup in Qatar ended, adds 29 goals between local league and Arab Club Championship .

Even in 2023, the Portuguese has nine goals in six matches played in the tournament, being the competition’s top scorer and second scorer of the year with 34 goals, surpassed only by Norwegian Erling Haaland of Manchester City (36) .

Thus, analyzing his present and his future, the native of Funchal expressed that “I will continue as long as my legs allow me and I will help the team . We have great players at Al Nassr and the league is getting better and better; “The Saudi people deserve it because they are great people.”

In this sense, as has been the trend during his brilliant career, the former Manchester United, Real Madrid and Juventus star remains a world reference in football and his performances on and off the field continue to be a topic of conversation.

In fact, just a few days ago the Portuguese made headlines after Details of the footballer’s luxurious mansion in Riyadh are known , and before for the generous aid he gave to the victims of the earthquake in Morocco, facilitate the facilities of your hotel located in Marrakech .

It should be remembered that the “bug” reached 35 titles in a career that began in 2002 at Sporting Lisbon, obtaining 20 national crowns and 15 international crowns in Portugal, England, Spain, Italy and Saudi Arabia.

Among the trophies won, we distinguish: five Champions League (2008, 2014, 2016, 2017 and 2018), four Club World Cups (2008, 2014, 2016 and 2017) and three European Super Cups (2014, 2016 and 2017) with Manchester United And real Madrid in addition to a European Cup (2016) and a League of Nations (2019) with his country.

At the individual level “CR7” achieved five Ballon d’Ors and four Golden Boots, totaling 728 goals and 219 assists in 981 club matches, while with his national team he racked up 123 goals and 35 clearances in 201 matches. .

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Source: Latercera

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