The Portuguese striker, Cristiano Ronaldo, in a short statement after yesterday’s match against Slovakia, clarified his plans for the future and denied the rumors linking him with a retirement.
Ronaldo was the main protagonist in Portugal’s 3-2 home win over Slovakia, scoring twice. This victory mathematically assured them qualification for EURO 2024 that will be held in Germany next year, even though they still have three matches to play.
“I haven’t decided anything about my future right now. I don’t think about the future, I think about the present and I try to enjoy the moment”, said Ronaldo first.
He further said that he hopes to play in EURO 2024 and not suffer any injuries until then.
“I hope that I will be at EURO 2024, there is still a lot of time left. I hope I won’t have any problems or injuries. I like playing for Portugal, it’s my home”, concluded the 38-year-old.
With the two goals scored against Slovakia, Ronaldo has already reached the figure of 73 goals scored with the national team after the age of 30.
This is the highest number of goals scored by a footballer of any age for Germany, France, Italy, England, Spain and 187 other countries.
The Lusitanian star will be back in action in two days, with Portugal traveling to Bosnia-Herzegovina.