You would, wouldn't you?
Swap the icy wastes of northern England, for a winter break in Dubai. Following the 1-0 win over West Ham United in the Premier League last weekend, Ralf Rangnick gave his Manchester United players permission to escape to the sun.
In the case of Cristiano Ronaldo, that meant a return to his beloved Middle Eastern base. "I come here every year, So it's nice."
And as for longevity in a career? The next Cristiano Ronaldo has "...to drink well, to sleep well, to train, to listen to their fathers..."