Cristiano Ronaldo Leaves Absolutely No Doubt Regarding His 2026 World Cup Intentions

The player has confessed to opening a club soccer after retiring from the game. Cristiano Ronaldo recently revealed his plans regarding his future in soccer.

Cristiano Ronaldo, the world’s highest-paid athlete, joined the Saudi Arabian club Al-Nassr, thus becoming the player with the highest fee record. Furthermore, he is currently playing for Al-Nassr, after a rather disappointing time at Manchester United.

Cristiano Ronaldo (credits- CNN, Daily Post)
Cristiano Ronaldo (credits- CNN, Daily Post)

“I am not dismissing the possibility of becoming a club owner,” he disclosed. Ronaldo has also provided a clue regarding his stance for the World Cup 2026, which is scheduled to take place in North America. Nevertheless, the player is already formulating his plans for the times ahead.

Ronaldo admitted that he desires to play for a maximum of two to three more years. He revealed, “This is something I contemplated a few years ago. I would most likely prefer to own my own club. I am thinking about the end of my career.”

Karim Benzema shared his thoughts on Cristiano Ronaldo moving to champions Al Ittihad. “I knew that by going to Arabia, the box would open for me,” the player shared.

🗣️ Karim Benzema: “Cristiano Ronaldo (mon ami) is here, it shows Saudi is starting to progress it’s level, which is important on an international scale.” 🇫🇷🇵🇹

— Madrid Zone (@theMadridZone) June 8, 2023

He added, “What we want is competition. There are no problems with the league, so all the stars may come to Arabia. It will be one of the most important in the world, either in two or three years. I’m sure many others will follow, but Karim has already been there.”

Additionally, many big-name players like Jordi Alba, N’Golo Kante, and Sergio Ramos are reported to be joining the Saudi Pro League.

Additionally, Ronaldo wrapped up his two-day tour in Singapore by visiting Victoria Junior College. This initiative, established in 2010, has backed a number of Singapore’s most skilled athletes. The athlete was present to display his backing for the Singapore Olympic Foundation-Peter Lim Scholarship.

Cristiano Ronaldo captivated the spectators who attended with his charisma and grace. Additionally, he engaged in a game of paddle with a few students prior to his visit to the university’s main hall. Moreover, he conducted a 10-minute Q&A session with his admirers, during which he recounted his experiences and offered guidance to the young enthusiasts.

One supporter inquired with the athlete regarding his intentions for the 2026 World Cup and whether the individual, who is currently 38 years of age, might participate in the competition.

🚨 Cristiano Ronaldo about 2026 World Cup:

“Firstly, I want to play in the Euros next season. Let’s see what happens.”

— TCR. (@TeamCRonaldo) June 3, 2023

The Portugal team has chosen Ronaldo for the Euro 2024 qualifiers scheduled for this month. Additionally, the Euro 2024 tournament will be held in Germany from June to July. Let’s wait and see what unfolds. It is crucial to consider the short to medium-range objectives. “To begin with, I am eager to participate in the Euros in the upcoming season,” the player responded cheerfully.