Cristiano Ronaldo has expressed a desire to move into the film industry when he eventually calls time on his illustrious career.
At 32 and still in peak physical condition, the Real Madrid and Portugal star has no immediate desire to hang up his boots, but already has plans in place for when the time comes.
The likes of Vinnie Jones, Eric Cantona and David Beckham have all made the transition from the pitch to the silver screen and Ronaldo has designs on trying his hand at acting once he has finished terrorising opposition defences.
“Now I’m focused on the field, I know the time will come when I’ll have to leave it, but until then I want to enjoy the moment,” Ronaldo told Juventus legend Alessandro Del Piero in an interview for Sky Italia.
“Which is good, it’s very good. I know that when I retire I will have a good life.
Late night chats by the pool #PestanaCR7Funchal pic.twitter.com/sfFLYF011E
— Cristiano Ronaldo (@Cristiano) December 28, 2017
“I do not say that because I have a lot of money, I say it because I will try new things.