Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Ronaldo: I Want to Finish My Career Playing for Real

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Ronaldo: I Want to Finish My Career Playing for Real

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ANY slim hopes United had of luring Cristiano Ronaldo back to Old Trafford look to have evaporated after the superstar signed a fiveyear deal to stay at Real Madrid. But the 31-year-old former Reds ace insists it won't be the last deal of his career as he targets another DECADE at the top.

Ronaldo - who has scored more than 370 goals for Real Madrid on his way to winning two Champions League titles, the La Liga crown and two Copa del Reys as well as the Supercopa, UEFA Super Cup and FIFA Club World Cup - will be 36 when his new contract expires.

But the three-time Ballon d'Or winner, who was labelled as a 'living legend' by Real president Florentino Perez during the press conference announcing his new deal, says that will not be the end of his playing days.

"I want to stay here and finish here," he said. …

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