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Real Madrid legend Ronaldo open to comeback with Fort Lauderdale Strikers

Real Madrid legend Ronaldo isn't ruling out a playing comeback with Fort Lauderdale Strikers.

The 38-year-old three-times FIFA world player of the year, who last played professionally with Corinthians in 2011, recently became a minority owner in the North American Soccer League's Strikers.

"That is not easy because I love to play, I love soccer, that was all my life my big love. When I retired, I stopped playing because of my body, so much pain and injuries," said the former Inter Milan and Real Madrid forward of the potential of a comeback.

"To play a soccer game you have to be in very good shape. I will try for myself, it's another challenge, I am sure it will help the league, help the team.

"I will train a lot, and if the (coach) needs me, maybe,' he said, adding with a smile that he would like to play if the Strikers were to reach a final.

Former Spain and Real forward Raul recently joined the New York Cosmos, who also play in the NASL, at the age of 37.

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