“I could end my career next year, but I could also play until I’m 40, 41 years old,” he said. “I don’t know, but what I always say is that you have to enjoy the moment. The present is excellent and I must enjoy it.”
The 34-year-old Portuguese star shares the record for five Ballon d'Ors with arch-rival Lionel Messi. However, Ronaldo is the Champions League all-time leading scorer with 126 goals, with trophies collected across Europe in England, Spain, and Italy.
What would a 25-year-old Ronaldo be worth in today's market?
In the interview, Ronaldo also shared his perspective on today's mammoth transfer deals.
“It is hard to calculate,” he said.
“If a goalkeeper is worth €75m, a player who has done what I had must be worth three to four times more. Easy. But I have no such illusion.”
“Today there is a lot of focus on potential and the football industry is different.
“I'll put the case of Joao Félix aside. Nowadays any player is worth €100m, even without proof. There is more money in football.”