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Manchester United star Cristiano Ronaldo wants to play at the next Euro competition in 2024

Cristiano Ronaldo has reiterated that he has no plans to retire from international duty in the near future. He intends to continue winning and accumulating accolades for a few more years.

Portugal captain Cristiano Ronaldo has said he will not retire from international duty after the World Cup and wants to compete at Euro 2024. 

The Manchester United forward said the “road is not over yet” for him when speaking at a gala hosted in Portugal by the Portuguese Football Federation on Tuesday after becoming the highest men’s international goal scorer back in September 2021, with 109 goals. 

“I am proud to receive an award of this magnitude,” Ronaldo said. 

“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. [You’re going to have to] take a little more load from Cris [Ronaldo].”

Since making his Portugal debut in 2003, the 37-year-old has scored 117 goals in 189 international games, surpassing the record set by former Iran striker Ali Daei. 

The five-time Ballon d’Or winner, captained Portugal to Euro 2016 glory and the 2019 Nations League. 

“I hope to be part of the Federation for a few more years,” he added. “I still feel motivated; my ambition is high. I’m in a team with young people. I want to be part of this World Cup and the European too; I’m going to assume that right away.”

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