The glitterati of the movie world may well replace the bright lights of the soccer pitch is throwing World number one footballer Christian Ronaldo when he decides to hang up his boots, as he has his sights already on Hollywood.
Not wanting to tow the path of many football professionals who became successful in coaching, Ronaldo is aiming at being a movie star. And of course, after showing acting skills in modeling and endorsement of top brands, this seems a coherent choice.
Cristiano Ronaldo has made no secret that he intends to pursue a completely new career when he commented recently in an interview that “I know that when I retire I will have a good life. I do not say that because I have a lot of money, I say it because I will try new things. For example, I want to try making movies.”
Regarded as the best footballer in the world and boasting five Ballon d’Or awards Ronaldo has been planning for his retirement since an early stage of his illustrious career spanning 14 years.
“I have my companies: my hotels, my gyms, and my line with Nike. I want to learn to be a businessman.”
It is not unusual for celebrities in sports becoming big successes in Hollywood.
Dwayne Johnson, currently one of the highest paid movie actors, was an American football player and a wrestling champion, is one of the many successful sportsman that made it big the cinema world.
Besides being a shrewd businessman, Cristiano Ronaldo is an icon that the world will want to see in the big screen.