“This is why…” – Cristiano Ronaldo explains why Atalanta moment shows his reluctance to retire

Cristiano Ronaldo has no plans to retire anytime soon, the superstar forward has revealed. He produced yet another memorable Champions League moment earlier this week and has now explained why he’ll never grow tired of scoring late winners.

The 36-year-old has been in fine form since completing his return to Manchester United late in the summer transfer window, scoring six goals in his first eight matches back playing for the Reds.

Tensions were running high on Wednesday evening against Atalanta when the visitors took a shock 2-0 lead but after goals from Marcus Rashford and Harry Maguire, Ronaldo stepped up to score a late winner – a moment he has now epitomises why he’s still playing the beautiful game.

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“This is why I’m still continuing to play football because I love that adrenaline,” he told Sky Sports when asked if the late winner against Atalanta still felt the same after all these years.

“Not only because I scored the winning goal but winning, to arrive at home, satisfied, with our job to win. With goals, it’s better but the most important is to win.

“I’m here to win stuff. I’m looking forward. Many people doubt us but I still believe. I believe until the end of the league and the Champions League. Only in the end, you can point the finger.”

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