Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo has outlined that he is looking forward to the Christmas break, as he looks back on his incredible year, reports ESPN.
The £80million man has also praised his Los Blancos teammates – or his ‘second family’ as he described them.
In a short interview, the 29-year-old said: “The last few years have possibly been the best changing room I have been in in all my career.
“I am very happy. My teammates are phenomenal. The technical team has also played a big part in this great success of the changing room. So, we are all very happy.”
Ronaldo has been the star of an extraordinary Real Madrid side this season who have won no fewer than 16 league games in a row – only two behind the all time record set by Frank Rijkaard’s Barcelona in 2005.
After all the hard work, which has see him score 26 goals in 20 appearances for the Spanish giants, the former Manchester United star is embracing spending the festive holidays with his family.
“I will celebrate Christmas with my family, with friends and with the children. It's a time to be with family.
“The same this year, another year, a year of great emotions. Things went well both on a professional level as well as with family and so I am very happy.”
The Portuguese winger, who has received a nomination for the Ballon d’Or today, has silenced all transfer rumors involving speculation of a move back to the Premier League.
“I have a second family (here) with whom we are (with) every day, we work together so the most important thing is the collective so the individuals are recognised for having been part of a successful group which has functioned well. So that I like very much.”
Ronaldo is set to carry on his record-breaking season in the new year as Madrid are in the hunt for the illustrious quadruple.
The Portuguese international has picked up a host of winners medals, both individually and team wise during his time at Madrid.
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