"After dating for five years, my relationship with Irina Shayk has come to an end," the 29-year-old soccer star said via a written statement, per ESPN. "We believed it would be best for both of us to take this step now."
He added: "I wish Irina the greatest happiness."
Per reports, Ronaldo said he was making the statement to end speculation about his personal life as well as the pair's five year relationship. His comments come amid rumors that the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit stunner had a falling out with the Real Madrid player's family.