Cristiano Ronaldo would be ‘super happy’ to retire now

Date published: Tuesday 27th February 2018 9:59

Real Madrid striker Cristiano Ronaldo says he would be “super happy” to retire now.

Now 33, Ronaldo form has tailed off somewhat this season. That he still has 28 goals and five assists in 31 games suggests that really doesn’t mean an awful lot.

The Portuguese scored just two goals in his first ten La Liga matches this campaign, but has 12 in the following ten.

Having won the Ballon d’Or for a record fifth time in December, as well as the European Championship with Portugal in 2016, many feel he may soon call time on his career.

He admits that he would be “super happy” were he to do so now.

“I never dreamed I would win five Ballon d’Or awards. If I had to finish my career now I would do so super happy. I have won everything,” Ronaldo told Brazilian YouTube channel Central Desimpedidos.

“If I win another one, two or three Ballon d’Ors then I will be delighted but if not I already won five.”

On whether he had any more dreams to realise in his career, he replied: “Sincerely I don’t think I have any.

“I achieved everything I dreamed of in football. I really think I have achieved so many nice things that I don’t have any more dreams.

“But if you ask me if I want to keep winning of course I do. Obviously I would love to win the World Cup. But if my career ended now I would be very proud. I never thought my career was going to be so nice.”

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