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Ronaldo Reveals The Age He Would Like To Retire

Manchester United and Portugal star Cristiano Ronaldo has revealed the age he might consider hanging up his boots.

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Ronaldo is approaching his 37th birthday but has showed no signs of slowing down after scoring 14 goals in 12 appearances for the Red Devils this season.

The five-time Ballon d'Or has revealed he would like to play into his 40s, which has rarely been seen in Europe's top leagues.

"I feel happy to be a player who has shown who, in my case, longevity has been a crucial factor for me to keep playing at a high level, putting in good performances," Ronaldo told ESPN.

"Genetically I feel like I'm 30 years old. I take great care of my body and my mind. Something I've learned recently is that after 33, I believe the body can deliver if you need it, but the real battle is mental.

"Going through many things with the focus on the end goal of staying at a high level is the hardest thing, and that's what I've been doing for the last few years. I've been working and focusing more on working on my mind. I know my body will handle me because I have a lot of respect for it and I listen to it a lot.

"Life has to have important moments, for better or for worse, but when you fall you must have the strength to get up. I'm happy, I want to stay here and see what will happen.

"I want to find out if I'm going to play until I'm 40, 41, or 42, but the most important thing is that my daily goal is to enjoy the moment."

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