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Cristiano Ronaldo Wants To Retire At Real Madrid At Age 41

He has no intention of going anywhere.

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According to Marca, Cristiano Ronaldo has every intention of retiring at Real Madrid at the age of 41. While this seems like a rather unrealistic proposition, it affirms his repeated desire to commit at least the next few years of his career to Los Blancos.

Here are Ronaldo’s exact comments on the matter:

I'm at the best club in the world and I want to retire here, at 41.

I want to retire at Real Madrid because it's the best club in the world. My objective is to extend my contract and stay at the club I love.

I want to keep playing at this level and I’ll work hard to achieve it, just like I do every year. I hope I can win more titles. I’m proud of the European Cup and the Euros, I cried both times.

I’ve always wanted to win something with Portugal and now I’ve managed it.

Ronaldo is probably exaggerating his desire to stay at Madrid to make a point, as these comments come only weeks after rumored talks that he will renew his contract with Real Madrid. This could be a possible hint that CR7 is looking to put pen to paper sooner rather than later, which is something that should please a large portion of the fan base.

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