Cristiano Ronaldo Confirms Euro 2024 His Last One

Cristiano Ronaldo has appeared for a record-sixth time in the Euro Championship. He is the record goal scorer in the history of the competition with 14 goals.

Portugal legend Cristiano Ronaldo confirmed that the Euro 2024 would be his last edition. He said he is playing his last Euro Championship in Germany.

“Without a doubt it’s the last Euro [for me], of course it is,” Ronaldo told a Portugal public broadcaster. “But I’m not emotional about that. I’m moved by everything that football entails, by the enthusiasm I have for the game, the enthusiasm I see in the fans, having my family here, people’s passion,  it’s not about leaving the world of football. What else is there for me to do or win?”

Cristiano Ronaldo Playing His Last Euro

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Ronaldo has appeared for a record-sixth time in the Euro Championship. He is the record goal scorer in the history of the competition with 14 goals.

However, the striker is yet to find a net in Euro 2024. He has not been able to score in the four matches he played in the tournament.

Euro 2024 To Be Last One For Cristiano Ronaldo

Ronaldo, who made his debut with Portugal in 2003 and won the tournament 2016, is the men’s all-time leading scorer with 130 goals.

“It’s 20 years representing and playing with the national team, bringing joy to people, to the family, my children, that is what motivates me most.” “The most important thing about the journey I’ve been on is the enthusiasm I still have for being here,” he said.

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Ronaldo, who is the record goal scorer in the history of the competition with 14 goals, has yet to find the back of the net in Germany. He stood a chance to open an account but he missed an opportunity to score in the extra-time in the game against Slovenia in the Round of 16 after which he had a meltdown in the pitch.

Euro 2024 To Be Last One For Cristiano Ronaldo

“It’s football; those who fail are those who try, too,” Ronaldo said. “I will always do my best for this shirt, whether I fail or not. Obviously it’s frustrating when we can’t score, but it’s football,” The 39-year-old said. “In the end, the result was the most important thing,” he added.

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The next Euro championship will be held in 2028 in the United Kingdom and Ireland. By that, Cristiano Ronaldo will be 43-years-old. The announcement of his last Euro was much anticipated.

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