Cristiano Ronaldo says he feels as young as ever after guiding Real Madrid to more Champions League glory.
Ronaldo scored twice in the 4-1 victory over Juventus in Cardiff as Real became the first side to retain the Champions League trophy in the modern era.
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It was Ronaldo’s fourth Champions League title – three for Real and one at Manchester United – and his double took him to 600 career goals for club and country.
“My age is just a number, I feel like a young boy,” the 32-year-old said after being handed the man-of-the-match award by his former United manager Sir Alex Ferguson.
“I am very happy – an amazing season again. We’ve won trophies and of course, it is one of the best moments of my career – I have the opportunity to say this every year but it’s true!
“This season was amazing again, last season was amazing.
“I have two or three days to rest now then I have a qualifying game for Portugal. Then we have Confederations Cup [in Russia]. It is a long season but I am motivated.
“I am happy, these are good moments.”
Ronaldo’s double gave him 42 Real goals this season, spearheading the Spanish giants’ first La Liga and European Cup double since 1957-58.
But he shrugged off questions about the Madrid fans who have previously whistled him.
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“It’s not the moment to speak about that,” he said when asked about such criticism. “I speak already a few times about that.
“The most important [thing] is that I again had an amazing season, me and my team-mates have done the double.
“I think people don’t have words to criticise because the numbers don’t lie, you know?”