The brilliant former goalkeeper, who worked with the Portuguese in Spain, feels that the five-time Ballon d’Or winner could continue “for a very long time”.
Cristiano Ronaldo’s “small feud” with Lionel Messi has made him a better player, with Iker Casillas claiming that the Juventus superstar has the support to stay on top “for a very long time”.
Portugal international Bayern Min Munich striker Robert Lewandowski missed out on the latest FIFA World Player of the Year award, but he has won the award on the last two occasions and has five Ballon d’Ors to his name.
Only Barcelona’s Eisen Messi can claim to have made that comeback better, with another exceptional Argentine who broke a record during his illustrious career.
Ronaldo adapted to South America’s progress, rewriting history books himself on a regular basis, combining two all-time greetings with each other’s exploits while extending his own personal bars.
Real Madrid icon Casillas admits to World Cup winners National About his former Blockbuster teammate Ronaldo and why the 35-year-old has been acting for so long: “Obviously he’s a good professional, he takes care of himself, he eats well, and he needs to relax. .
“It’s just a result of being a footballer. In addition, he is a great athlete. The reason is that he is always hungry and always wants to make himself better and better.
“Maybe even his little grudge against her [Lionel] Messi has helped him. But it’s really less about his professionalism and ambition; Which has taken him to the top of the football world. ”
Ronaldo has shown no sign of slowing down during his time in Italy, scoring 79 goals in 101 appearances for Juventus.
He has also reached 102 attempts for his country, as he appears to be the all-time leading scorer in international football, and seems to have a lot left in the tank.
Casillas can’t see the Portuguese hanging on to his boots anytime soon and also explains how long the current trend could last: “I hope he can continue to play for a very long time. But, of course, football and its nature is what it is.
“We all know that everything has to end and time passes for everyone. Hopefully we can still enjoy his football for a long time, but it’s hard to say. ”
Ronaldo has been linked with a deal in Turin until the summer of 2022 and has recently said he wants to play ahead of his 40th birthday.