Cristiano Ronaldo wants to play on for Portugal after World Cup as Manchester United star looks towards Euro 2024 when he’ll be 39 years of age

    Cristiano Ronaldo has confirmed he hopes to represent Portugal at Euro 2024 at the grand age of 39.

    The Manchester United star is regarded as one of the greatest players in football history, in a career that has taken in Sporting Lisbon, United, Real Madrid and Juventus.

    Ronaldo is regarded as one of the greatest players of all time

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    Ronaldo is regarded as one of the greatest players of all time

    Ronaldo has been picking up an award for becoming Portugal’s highest goalscorer

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    Ronaldo has been picking up an award for becoming Portugal’s highest goalscorer

    With 117 goals in 189 caps for Portugal, Ronaldo is regarded as one of the best players in his country’s history, a status he’s hoping to continue for many years to come.

    With the World Cup in Qatar this winter, it’s been suggested it could be the 37-year-old’s last major tournament for Portugal, however the five-time Ballon D’or winner has said that he’d love to represent his country at Euro 2024.

    Speaking at the Quinas de Ouro awards, Ronaldo said: “I hope to be a part of the Federation for a few more years.

    “I still feel motivated, my ambition is high.

    “My path in the national team is not over. We have many quality youngsters. I will be at the World Cup and I want to be at the European.”

    Ronaldo will be hoping to guide Portugal to glory in the World Cup and the Euros in 2024

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    Ronaldo will be hoping to guide Portugal to glory in the World Cup and the Euros in 2024

    Speaking about his award which identifies him as Portugal’s all-time leading scorer, Ronaldo added: “I am proud to receive an award of this magnitude. 

    “I never thought that one day I could achieve it.

    “I thank everyone who was important in my career.

    “It has been a long road, but I would like to say that my road is not over yet. Take a little more load from ‘Cris’.”

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