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Cristiano Ronaldo Announces He will Retire After Euro 2024

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Cristiano Ronaldo announces his retirement plans

Cristiano Ronaldo wants to retire and he confirmed that the upcoming European Championship in Germany will be his final tournament. He described it as without a doubt the last of his illustrious career.

Ronaldo’s participation in the 2024 Euros will set a new record. Which marking his sixth appearance in the European Championships, showcasing his remarkable longevity and impact on the sport.

The next tournament will be hosted by the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland in four years, when Ronaldo will be 43 years old.

I’m absolutely sure it’s my last Euro, of course it is, after that i will retire Cristiano Ronaldo told Portugal TV’s RTP.

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But I’m not getting emotional about it. I touched by everything that football brings my love for the game, the excitement from the fans. Which having my family here, and the passion of the people. It’s not about saying goodbye to football.

Ronaldo, who started playing for Portugal in 2003 and helped win the 2016 tournament. Which holds the record for the most goals scored by any male player, with 130 goals.

The most crucial aspect of my journey is the passion I still feel for being here, he stated.

For 20 years, I’ve been representing and playing for the national team, bringing happiness to people, to my family, my children. That’s what drives me the most.

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Ronaldo faced a intellectual assignment on Monday while his penalty inside the 114th minute turned into saved by means of Slovenia goalkeeper Jan Oblak.

Portugal received their spherical of 16 in shape towards Slovenia in a penalty shootout. While, with Portuguese goalkeeper Diogo Costa saving all 3 of Slovenia’s tries.

Ronaldo, who performs for Al Nassr, became emotional and teary eyed all through the penalty shootout receiving comfort from his teammates.

In football, it’s about attempting your first rate on occasion you succeed and sometimes you do not, Ronaldo said. I will continually supply my concerned with this group, no matter the final results.

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As you saw, I ignored the penalty, but I wanted to take that obligation as the first shooter within the shootout. When the group wishes you, you need to step up. I’ve by no means been afraid to stand challenges head-on. Sometimes I be triumphant, occasionally I do not, but giving up is by no means an option for me.

Ronaldo, who holds the report for the most goals within the records of the opposition with 14 desires, has not yet scored in Germany.

Of direction, it’s frustrating while we can’t score, but it really is soccer, said the 5 time Ballon d’Or winner.

In the give up, the maximum crucial factor become that the outcome became fantastic. I misplaced two times this year in penalty shootouts to Al Ain within the Asian Champions League quarterfinals and to Al Hilal within the King Cup of Champions final.

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But now I have won, Ronaldo reflected. I think football should be fair sometimes, and it was fair because I believe Portugal deserved to win.

Portugal will now play against France in the quarterfinals on Friday. We have a tough game ahead against France, who, along with Germany and Spain are seen as the favorites to win the competition Ronaldo acknowledged.

But this is football, and we are ready for the challenge. The team is performing well and our recent win against Slovenia has boosted our energy. We will fight until the end.

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