Former Manchester United captain Gary Neville praised his former teammate at Old Trafford, Cristiano Ronaldo, for his exceptional professionalism and desire to remain a football player and winner.
Ronaldo, 35, has won several awards in his 18-year career as a top player at Manchester United, Real Madrid and Juventus, winning five Balloon d'Or awards, three Premier League titles, two Laliga titles, five World Cups Europa and a Scudetto.
Ronaldo has accumulated 571 goals in 758 games, in addition to 81 goals in 149 matches in Portugal.
"It is an obsession to score goals and apply yourself every day, being the fittest he can be. I think he has elevated his professionalism every year and made progress," Neville told Sky Sports.
"I think he has a plan to continue and win Pelé's record [of the highest number of goals]. He wants to be the greatest of all time and that is his only goal.
"Understanding that, along the way, if he is the best ever, the teams he plays in will win trophies and be successful."
Ronaldo had a hug Gary Neville gives Ronaldo tips to overcome Pelé's record of goals in his successful career at the highest level of the last 18 years, a period in which he established himself as one of the best performances of his generation.
Neville added: “His desire to become the best in the world was out of this world. He was one of the few players I played with who would publicly announce that individual trophies were important to him ".
"He just wanted to be the best and what he did over the years was absolutely exceptional. His achievements were incredible and he worked hard for it."
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