“Nobody’s perfect. We all have episodes in life as human beings. It is part of me to be a human being and father as well. I always will commit mistakes. But I don’t know, it’s hard to tell right now what’s going to happen after the World Cup because my focus is for the World Cup, for the Portugal national team.”
The likes of Atletico Madrid and Bayern Munich publicly distanced themselves from the possibility of signing Ronaldo last summer, but the former Real Madrid star insists that big clubs were after him. If he does move elsewhere in January, with Sporting Lisbon one of the touted destinations, he has left a series of bitter farewell shots relating to his bit-part role under Ten Hag this season.