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"I don't care about provocations" Ronaldo sends a strong message

Cristiano Ronaldo is generally regarded as one of the greatest footballers of all time and captains the national team of Portugal, but because of the lack of perceived dynamism in the golden crop of talent, he has come under extreme scrutiny.

With his country winning the UEFA European Championship in 2016 and the youthful side of the inaugural Nations League, there have been calls for Ronaldo to retire and allow the team to develop.

But he hit back at the noise after becoming the first male European footballer to cross the 100-goal milestone at international level.


I have not followed the commentaries. "It's an opinion, as per the goal, after scoring a brace against Sweden, he said." I knew I had left a mark at this stadium and I knew I would leave a mark again if I played.

"Provocations do not matter to me." In my career, what I have done speaks for itself. No, I don't have to prove anything to anybody, and I demonstrate it on the field when I have to prove it.'

On the landmark, he added: "I'm very pleased. First, because the team won, which was the target we had. Then I'm very pleased with the 100 mark and then the 101, with two goals."


"Now the future is for God alone. I feel good about playing with these young players. I feel good about them.

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