Cristiano Ronaldo says though he is happy at True Madrid “right now”, he nevertheless loves Manchester United and wants to finish his profession at “the best level”.
The future of Ronaldo, 30, has been the subject of considerable speculation, with many tipping the Portuguese star to one day return to United, exactly where he starred in a six-year spell from 2003 to 2009 just before joining Madrid for a then-British record transfer charge of £80million.
The former Sporting Lisbon player has completed small to dispel the rumours linking him with a triumphant Old Trafford comeback for the duration of an intensive tour to market a new film about his life and profession.
“I’m quite comfy in Genuine Madrid, but I really like Manchester United,” he told ITV.
“The future nobody knows. Right now I feel happy at Genuine Madrid.”
Ronaldo could but comply with the established paths of star players in the twilight of their careers accepting the riches on supply in the Middle East or MLS.
But the three-time Ballon d’Or winner has recommended he might shun football’s equivalent of a extremely-paid retirement house.
“In my mind I want to finish in the leading level, I want to finish with dignity so in a excellent club,” he mentioned.
“It doesn’t imply that to go USA or Qatar or Dubai is not great but I don’t see myself [going there].”
Asked if he could move into the dugout when he retires from playing, Ronaldo stated: “No, I have no passion to coach.
“I want to carry on with my brands. I have many brands and I want to develop that.”
Sun 15 Nov, 2015