"If you move, it is about money. When we were young we played because we love the game and we were passionate about it. But now, when you reach this stage you are thinking about the Champions League and big things like that," he told the Daily Telegraph.
"Whenever I come back to my country people love me. If I didn't go to Europe for money, what else would it be for?"
"If you gave me the option of playing beautiful football and winning nothing, or playing ugly and winning then obviously it would be the latter. You are judged on what you win.
"We play in a great team with a great manager, but we don't want to play beautiful football just to put smiles on the faces of the fans."