I’ve got a biological age of 23, claims Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo has fired a warning to his detractors who says that he is past his best, claiming that he has a biological age of 23.

The Real Madrid ace, who is 33-years-old, has suffered his joint poorest goal scoring season in La Liga since moving to Spain from Manchester United in 2009, but he believes that he remains on course for a career into his 40s.

Ahead of Saturday’s Champions League final against Liverpool in Kiev, the Portuguese has outlined just how good he is feeling.

“Right now, I’ve got a biological age of 23,” he claimed. “I’ve still got a long time left, I can keep playing until I’m 41. I’m feeling good, happy, I can’t complain.

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“We are playing another final of Saturday and the fans are behind Cristiano.”

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Despite his bullish remarks, Ronaldo says that Madrid’s fortunes in the final do not depend on his performance, though a hat-trick could carry him to a record number of goals in a Champions League season.

Meanwhile, Madrid are chasing a third-successive European title, which would be a first for the club since the 1960s. 

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