The Portugal and Real Madrid superstar turned 33 on Monday but he is not with the current state of his club and he is not yet thinking about the end of his playing career
Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo is confident he can keep going “for years to come” at the elite level of football.
Cristiano Ronaldo has shown signs of a dramatic decline in his form this season for the first time in his glittering career.
The forward has seen his La Liga goal total drop from 49 in 2014-15, to 35, then 25 last season and has only scored eight goals in 17 La Liga matches in 2017-18, four of which have come in Madrid’s last two matches.
However, Ronaldo has nine goals in six games in the Champions League and has dismissed any concerns about his ability to maintain his extraordinary standards in the future and wish to come back to his feet and take up his duties.
He is also immensely proud of his club and country success the last two years, which include a La Liga and Champions League title, along with a European Championship with Portugal On a personal level, this is a fantastic time for me. I have a growing family and I am very happy with my life.
“On a professional level, I have had two very good years in which I have won titles with my club and with my national team. I feel that I can keep going at the highest level for years to come.”
Ronaldo admit he has had to make changes in his lifestyle in order to maintain his fitness in recent year and to achieve more in the up coming years.
“Life is a challenge from all perspectives and I try to be at my peak, physically, because this is very important in my profession,” he said. “I have to be at 100 per cent and I take this very seriously.