Portuguese football icon Cristiano Ronaldo has expressed his wish to act in Hollywood movies after he retires from football.
Footballers like David Beckham, Eric Cantona and Vinnie Jones have all featured in several feature length productions. Ronado too wants to try his skills in acting after he is done playing football.
"One of the things that I seek to challenge myself in, for example, is acting in a movie," the Portugal captain was quoted as saying by ESPNFC at Dubai International Sports Conference on Saturday night.
"The moment my body is no longer responding in the right way on the field, then it would be the time to leave.
"I hope I live more than 50 years to learn new things and face different challenges and try to find solutions for them."
"The love of football is the main motive in achieving all the titles I ever won," he added. "There are no special miracles or secrets in my success story or any other success story. Rather, it is a great dedication to what you do.
"At the age of 34, I still have that fitness through diligence and hard work to get titles."
Cristiano Ronaldo, who currently plays for Italian giants Juventus, stated that he sees himself playing in the immediate future. He added that he wants to "continue my studies after retiring from football."
Five time Ballon d’Or winner Ronaldo has won Champions League with both Manchester United and Real Madrid, and league titles in England, Spain and Italy.
The 34-year-old recently went on become the only player in Europe’s top five flights to hit double figures in all competition in each of the last 15 seasons.