Ronaldo wanted to go home
Real Madrid striker Cristiano Ronaldo wants to return to the Lisbon "Sporting", in which he began a professional career. This was told by a close friend of the Portuguese Miguel Paixao, whose words lead Record.
"Yes, he really wants to finish his career at Sporting. He wants this to become possible. He constantly talks about it. In fact, he asked me to tell about it," Paixao said.
The contract of 32-year-old Ronaldo with "Real" expires in the summer of 2021. At the same time, the Portuguese wishes to leave the Madrid club earlier, because he came into conflict with President Florentino Perez. He is ready be buyed by "Manchester United", which prepared for the transfer of his former striker 400 million euros.
In the "Manchester United" Ronaldo moved in 2003 from "Sporting" - his first club. He played for the youth teams of the Lisbonians, and in 2011 at the age of 16 he made his debut for the main line-up.