For several weeks, the future of Cristiano Ronaldo has been a real unknown. Despite his very good numbers, the Portuguese striker was at the center of criticism for the low level of Juventus, which could tip the balance for him to move away from the Turin entity. Those led by Andrea Pirlo were eliminated in the last 16 of the Champions League at the hands of Porto de Portugal and a run of nine Scudettos in a row was cut by losing the title to Inter.
Despite the 3-1 away win against Sassuolo, where Cristiano reached 100 goals in the Turin team jersey and set a new personal and world record, the Bianconeri have 72 units and are currently out of the league. qualifying places for the next Champions League. After Florentino Pérez himself publicly dismissed the possible return of CR7 to Real Madrid, the European press now puts Sporting Lisboa as a possible destination for the forward, a club that has just become champion of the Primeira Liga after 19 years.
These rumors were triggered after the statements made by his mother, Dolores Aveiro, after a group of fans of the club came to her house to celebrate the title. The woman, a Lions fanatic, came out onto the balcony and said: “I'm going to travel to Turin to speak with him. Next year he's going to play at Alvalade (Sporting stadium), I'm going to convince him”.
Although the Portuguese has a contract with the Italian club until mid-2022, the newspaper Record points out that the footballer in April of this year bought a luxurious apartment in the city of Lisbon and that the idea of retiring from the club he gave is hovering in his head their first steps.
Cristiano began his career as a professional with the green and white jersey and defended it 31 times before emigrating to Manchester United. In that span he scored 5 goals and provided 6 assists. His official debut was on August 14, 2002, when he entered with 32 minutes to go in the first leg for the Champions League qualification against Inter. The match ended up equal to 0 to 0.