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Ex-Real Madrid player Cristiano Ronaldo has, today, been awarded with the MARCA Leyenda award, which is a reward for his beyond incredible career.

The Portuguese was present in Madrid today, where he’s been given the trophy. Upon receiving the award, Ronaldo stated: This is one of the most beautiful cities in the world. I travel a lot, but I haven’t seen many cities like Madrid. I hope to return to Madrid as soon as possible because this is a city I love.”

Ronaldo then was interviewed by five kids with each of them wearing one kit for each team Cristiano has played for.

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“Do you miss Manchester or Madrid more?” Gonzalo asked, who wore the Manchester United jersey.

“I miss both of them, but more of my life-changing events came in Madrid and I lived here longer, my children were born here and I met my girl, so I miss Madrid more. It wasn’t easy to leave Real Madrid after nine years.” Ronaldo responded.

Up next was Jorge, who wore a Real Madrid jersey with the number 7 on the back and said “It made me sad that you left Real Madrid.”

“Me too,” Cristiano answered as he laughed and touched the kid’s hand.

“I come to Madrid a lot. It’s a city that has had a big impact on me, not just in footballing terms, but also on a personal level. I’ve got gyms, we’re finishing off the hotel, the hair clinic… Clearly it [Real Madrid] is a club that had a big impact on my life.”

The ceremony was also attended by Real Madrid president Florentino Pérez.

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