Cristiano Ronaldo: « I’m not obsessed with individual prizes »
Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo gave an interview to Portuguese newspaper Record in which he said, among other things, that he’s not fixated on indiviudal prizes, he doesn’t live to break records and leaving the national team was his decision, although he will return in 2019.
« I’m not obsessed with individual prizes, » said Ronaldo. « The important thing is helping the team, dependably, and hence the rest arrives normally.
« I don’t hide that I’m happy when I win but it’s not the end of the world if it can’t happen. »
Ronaldo has won the Ballon d’Or on five occasions, 2008, 2013, 2014, 2016 and 2017.
He included that « leaving the national group for some time after the Russia World Cup was the best decision » although he said he would be ready to come back in 2019.