Cristiano Ronaldo admits he may have been too open

Cristiano Ronaldo admits he may have given away “too much” during his newly-released documentary — but the Real Madrid forward says he does not regret a moment of it.
Cristiano Ronaldo admits he may have been too open

The documentary, from the same production team behind films about Ayrton Senna and Amy Winehouse, aims to show the 30-year-old Portugal captain in a different light.

In it, it is revealed that Ronaldo’s mother wanted to abort him after his conception and how he played through pain at the 2014 World Cup. He also talks about why he has never revealed who the mother of his son Cristiano is and about his father and brother’s problems with alcoholism.

With cameras allowed into every aspect of his life, the current Ballon D’Or holder feels some may think there is too much of his life on film — but insists he simply enjoyed making the documentary.

“Too much? Maybe, but I just had fun,” he said at a press conference in London, fresh from Real’s first league defeat of the season — a 3-1 reverse at Sevilla — on Sunday night.

“I don’t regret anything. I feel unbelievable. When you do something people will find reason to criticise you, but it’s normal.

“Since I was a young boy I always felt special. I saw the people looked at me with different eyes. I feel very comfortable with the cameras, with the media.”

Ronaldo avoided answering questions on football — swerving one about suspended Fifa president Sepp Blatter.

“When Cristiano says something it’s a huge thing. I’m not going to be involved in these problems. What do you expect me to say?”

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