CRISTIANO RONALDO has been tipped to play till he is 41 and turn out to be the highest goalscorer of all time by a former Manchester United coach.
Cristiano Ronaldo has been tipped to play till he is 41Credit score: Reuters
Ronaldo is in unbelievable form and will supersede Ryan Giggs’ longevity
The five-time Ballon d’Or winner has confirmed no indicators of relenting with Juventus in Serie A after firing the Outdated Girl to back-to-back titles with 52 league objectives within the final two campaigns.
And Clegg believes Ronaldo has what it takes to match former Crimson Devils team-mate Ryan Giggs‘ longevity and surpass Josef Bican’s world-best tally of 805 profession objectives.
Ronaldo is on 746 strikes after netting his 102nd purpose for Portugal within the 7-0 thrashing of Andorra on Wednesday.
Clegg advised Gazzetta dello Sport: “Earlier than Ronaldo, the perfect athlete when it comes to work on his physique was Ryan Giggs.
“He was the strongest, essentially the most attentive to particulars. If Giggs performed at United till he was 40, Ronaldo can play until he’s 41.
If Giggs performed at United till he was 40, Ronaldo can play until he’s 41.”
Ex-Man Utd coach Mick Clegg
“Cristiano was the one one in a position to transcend the excessive requirements of Giggs.
“He’ll rating extra objectives than Bican.
“Ronaldo will change his approach of taking part in, perhaps his function too, because it occurred with Giggs. He will keep near the highest as a result of he is obsessive about being the perfect ever.
“He trains lots, he takes care of restoration and sleep, he has a cook dinner, he is aware of keep away from stress.
“He’s attentive to particulars, that is the key even when an damage can all the time arrive, it isn’t 100 per cent predictable.”
Reports suggest Ronaldo could join Manchester United on a free as he intends to run down his Juve contract which expires in 2022.
Ronaldo defies ageing with an incredible diet consisting of his favorite swordfish, ‘magical’ rooster and loads of salad in SIX meals a day.
The famous person additionally significantly enjoys devouring tuna and braised cod.
He pairs his clear consuming regime with an amazing FIVE naps a day.
And in the gym, the bodily specimen sticks to a Pilates-based routine that focuses on resistance work to strengthen his core and preserve his abs rippling.
Restoration is a significant a part of life for sportspeople and Ronaldo would not reduce any corners – he invested in a £50,000 Cryotherapy chamber.
When he is not battling temperatures of as much as -200 levels Celsius within the identify of efficiency, the household man enjoys swimming in his pool.
And naturally – in a blow to all newbie gamers – Ronaldo has been teetotal since 2005 with not a drop of alcohol getting into his system.
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