Srinagar: Superstar footballer Cristiano Ronaldo has slammed the reports of him hanging his boots and retiring from active football.
Ronaldo who plays for Al-Nassr in Saudi Arabia has been exceptional form for the club scoring crucial goals in clubs win over Al-Ahli in the Saudi Pro League on Friday.
“They say Ronaldo is done… but it’s not true. I will continue to play until my legs say: Cristiano, I’m done,” Ronaldo said as quoted by the renowned journalist, Fabrizio Romano.
“I still have a lot. I still love football and scoring goals. I still love winning. They say I’m done but I’m still proving that it’s not true.”
Despite talks regarding his age and sometimes his form, Ronaldo has been consistently proving everyone by still going strong at the age of 38.
With nine goals and four assists, he currently leads the goals and assists charts in the Saudi Pro League.
On Friday night, Ronaldo scored a brace against a star-studded Al-Ahli side and earned an important win for his side.
Ronaldo’s move to Al-Nassr in January 2023 on a big-money contract has opened the way to hundreds of footballers as we saw some of the biggest names like Karim Benzema, Neymar, Mahrez, Sadio Mane and others making their way to the Gulf country.
His move also helped in promoting football in the Middle East.