Cristiano Ronaldo has been named to Portugal’s squad by new manager Roberto Martinez.

Cristiano Ronaldo has been named to Portugal’s squad for this month’s Euro 2024 qualifiers against Liechtenstein and Luxembourg.

There was speculation about the 38-year-old forward’s international future after the 2022 World Cup.

He burst into tears as Portugal was knocked out in the quarter-finals by Morocco.

Roberto Martinez has since taken over as manager of the team, succeeding Fernando Santos, and has named Ronaldo to his first squad.

Martinez said Ronaldo “is very important for the team” and “I do not look at the age”.

Portugal hosts Liechtenstein on March 23 before traveling to Luxembourg three days later.

Ronaldo, who has a men’s record 118 goals in 196 appearances for Portugal, left Manchester United in November after a contentious interview in which he criticized the club, before joining Saudi Arabian club Al Nassr on a free transfer in January.

In nine appearances for Al Nassr, he has eight goals.

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