Present at a press conference as captain of Portugal, Cristiano Ronaldo looked back at his personal history and rivalry with Lionel Messi.
Portuguese national team star Cristiano Ronaldo said today, Wednesday, that the goal “Beyond thatAfter he broke a new record on Saturday, by surpassing with his club Al-Nasr the barrier of 850 goals in his career.
“I want moreAnd the player launched during the pre-training press conference with his colleagues at the Oeiras base camp on the outskirts of Lisbon, to prepare for the upcoming matches qualifying for Euro 2024.As long as I’m playing, I want to raise the bar, and I have to think bigThe 38-year-old added.
CR7, who now plays for the Saudi club Al-Nasr, also reached his 200th international selection last June by scoring the only goal in Portugal’s 1-0 victory over Iceland, which allowed Seleçao to maintain their lead in Group X. qualifying for Euro 2024.
Portugal will meet Slovakia in Bratislava on Friday, then Luxembourg three days later at the Algarve stadium in southern Portugal. “I want to win these two games. If we win we will almost qualifyHe launched the Ballon d’Or award five times.
In response to a question about his competition with Argentine Lionel Messi, world champion and candidate to win the eighth Ballon d’Or, Ronaldo replied that they love each other and “respect each otherHe thinks he haschanged the history of footballWith the former Barcelona star.
The player who celebrates his twentieth birthday this year says to himself:proud“to get to this”longevity» But without wanting a long-term project.
“I want to continue, because I feel good and useful.” but “anything can happen” He explained before adding that at the moment he wants “enjoy the moment” And goal setting Do an excellent Euro“.