Portugal captain, Cristiano Ronaldo has revealed the details of a conversation he had with boxer, Anthony Joshua.
According to Ronaldo, the pair once met in Dubai after which they had a conversation about their journey to the top.
The Portuguese icon revealed he felt inspired by their conversation, which increased his desire to maintain a high level of performance, Legit.ng reports.
The 35-year-old has been a long time fan of boxing and mixed martial arts.
“We had the opportunity to speak last year in Dubai, I was with Joshua and we had conversation. “Thirty-three years old is that age where you start to feel down."
“I don’t wanna be in the sport, in football, where people say, ‘Cristiano was an unbelievable player and now he’s slow.’
“I don’t want that. You can take care a lot of your body, the body’s not a problem I don’t think."
“It’s here [points to his head], your motivation, experience. I think this is the most tough.”