With the Real Madrid superstar now 33, the upcoming tournament in Russian Federation is likely to be his final chance at winning a World Cup while at the peak of his career. "We all want Ronaldo to stay and Neymar has our doors wide open, Madrid always have to find the best players and I think Neymar will play for Real Madrid one day".
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His biggest problem with Madrid is not purely down to money though, he's understood to be furious at their pursuit of PSG star Neymar.
Not for the first time, Ronaldo's future in Spain is the subject of intense speculation following comments the 33-year-old made in the wake of last month's Champions League final victory over Liverpool.
Now, Portuguese publication Record claims he's been angered by the treatment from the club and in particular President Florentino Perez over his current contract, "unfulfilled promises" and lack of recognition of his recent exploits.
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And Ronaldo sees Madrid's effort to sign Neymar as their plan to replace him in the team.
This time round the five time Ballon d'Or victor didn't say it on the back of a tax evasion claim but instead after Real won their third Champions League final in a row.
There's been interest from the Chinese Super League and the MLS but Ronaldo is determined to continue at the top level after previously stating he'd play on until the age of 41.