Cristiano Ronaldo has stressed that he will not stop playing for the national team even after the 2022 World Cup.
Ronaldo attended a ceremony held by the Portuguese Federation, during which he was awarded the award for the best scorer in the history of Portugal.
Ronaldo said during the ceremony: “I want to be part of the Portugal national team for some more years. I am still feeling very excited and ambitious. My journey with the national team is not over yet.”
“We have some very good quality young players and I want to be part of the national team at the World Cup and Euro 2024,” he added.
“I am proud to have won a prize of this magnitude, I never thought I would get it,” he stressed.
“I thank everyone who has been important during my career, it has been a long journey and I want to say it is not over yet,” he added.
Since the beginning of the current season, Ronaldo has participated with Manchester United in 8 matches, during which he scored one goal.
With Portugal, the 37-year-old participated in 189 matches, scored 117 goals, assisted 42, and won the European Nations League and Euro 2016.
Portugal is in Group H in the World Cup along with Ghana, Uruguay and South Korea.