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2018 Champions League Final: Cristiano Ronaldo’s Full Post-Match Interview

What Ronaldo said word-for-word.

Real Madrid v Liverpool - UEFA Champions League Final Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images

Real Madrid have just won their fourth UCL in the last 5 years — third consecutively! However, Real Madrid fans seem to be rather preoccupied with the rumors on a potential Cristiano Ronaldo exit from Real Madrid this summer.

While some may see it as a mere triviality — a small annoyance in the midst of celebrations — let us not forget that those that are worrying are doing so with good reason. Real Madrid would have never reached the final had it not been for Cristiano’s contributions.

However, that isn’t the point of this article. Due to some of the wild interpretations of Ronaldo’s post-match thoughts, this post is meant to give you a word by word translation of what he ACTUALLY said — not some “he said, she said, somebody’s second removed cousin said” shenanigans.


CR7: It was what we were looking for. We knew it was going to be a difficult match.

Q: Was this perhaps the hardest final?

CR7: All of the finals are hard. We knew that Liverpool were going to go hard. All English teams usually do, but we’re the just winners.

Q: Whose *Chilena* was better, yours or Gareth’s?

CR7: Doesn’t matter! What matters is we’ve made history!! That’s the most important thing!

Q: This winning project, with you spearheading it, needs to continue

CR7: Right now I need to enjoy this moment. Later in the coming days I’ll give an answer to fans, who have always been at my side. It’s been really wonderful to be part of Real, in the next few days I’ll talk more, ok?

Q: This sounds like a Goodbye??

CR7: Nah, no. I just want to enjoy with my friends right now, in the next days I’ll give a definitive answer.

Q: Tell us something optimistic at least!

CR7: Just enjoy the moment! We’ve made history, that’s what we wanted to do. A particular player’s future isn’t important right now. What is important is that we’ve made history!

Q: I’ll give you the mic so you can tell the fans something optimistic.

CR7: Thank you to all of the fans!! We’ve made history and we’re very happy!

There you have it, let us know what you think Ronaldo meant below!

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