Former Manchester United star and current Orlando City star, Nani has opened up about the future plans of his great compatriot Cristiano Ronaldo – revealing that the Portuguese skipper has told him in the past that he will likely end up playing in America .
Ronaldo’s future at Juventus has been called into question in the recent past, with the forward linked with a move to one from Manchester City, Paris Saint-Germain and former club Real Madrid. While the 36-year-old recently came out and called the media disrespectful for spreading rumors about his future, his former Portuguese teammate believes the five-time Ballon d’Or winner may decide to play in Major League Soccer. . (MLS).
“A few years ago Cristiano told me he would probably end up playing in America. It is not 100% sure, but it is possible that it will happen, ”Nani said in an interview with ESPN via ilPosticipo.
More goals & assists than Cristiano Ronaldo in his first 100 Premier League games.
Scored against all the ‘Big 6’.
Ballon d’Or shortlist in 2011 after 10 goals & 20 assists, as United won the league and made the UCL final.
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“It’s a great championship. Of course, there are some areas where we still need to improve, including the quality of the players. But there are some fantastic teams, very well organized, with great coaches and great players.
“You can see that season after season things are getting better and better. I think we have all the conditions to become a great championship, after all we are in a great country, and it’s just a matter of improving and not being afraid to always do more ”, a- he concluded.
Although Ronaldo is expected to stay in Turin this season with his contract due to expire in the summer of 2022, the club may well decide to sell their star player in order to save on the huge salary he commands.