Cristiano Ronaldo Bio, Wiki & Facts

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Who is Cristiano Ronaldo ?

# Cristiano Ronaldo one of the Most Valued Player of the Soccer World.

# Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro is popular as Cristiano Ronaldo, was a born on 5th February 1985  in Santo António, a neighbourhood of Funchal, Madeira.

# He is the youngest child of Maria Dolores dos Santos Aveiro, a cook, and José Dinis Aveiro, a municipal gardener.

# He has one older brother, Hugo, and two older sisters, Elma and Liliana Cátia.

# Ronaldo is a Portuguese professional footballer who plays for Spanish club Real Madrid and the Portugal national team.

# He is a forward and serves as captain for Portugal. His jersey number is 7.

# Ronalado won his first Ballon d’Or and FIFA World Player of the Year awards in the year 2008 and then in the year 2013 and 2014.

# In 2015, Ronaldo scored his 500th senior career goal for club and country.

# In 2015, Ronaldo was named the best Portuguese player of all time by the Portuguese Football Federation, during its 100th anniversary celebrations.

# He is the only player to win four European Golden Shoe awards.

# In 2016 Forbes named Ronaldo the world’s best paid athlete.

# In June 2016, ESPN ranked him the world’s most famous athlete.

# Ronaldo started his football career by playing for amateur team Andorinha, where his father was the kit man, and later spent two years with local club Nacional.

# Ronaldo began his club career playing for Sporting CP, before signing with Manchester United at age 18 in 2003.

# At the age of 14, Ronaldo stopped his education in order to focus entirely on football as believed he had the ability to play semi-professionally.

# After winning his first trophy, the FA Cup, during his first season in England, he helped Manchester United win three successive Premier League titles, a UEFA Champions League title, and a FIFA Club World Cup.

# By age 23, he had received Ballon d’Or and FIFA World Player of the Year nominations.

# Ronaldo holds the record for most goals scored in a single UEFA Champions League season, having scored 17 goals in the 2013–14 season.

# He is Portugal’s most capped player of all time with over 130 caps, and has participated in seven major tournaments: four UEFA European Championships (2004, 2008, 2012 and 2016) and three FIFA World Cups (2006, 2010 and 2014).

# He is the first Portuguese player to reach 50 international goals, making him Portugal’s all-time top goal scorer.

# As his reputation rapidly grew from his time at Manchester United, Ronaldo signed many sponsorship deals, including with the U.S. sportswear company Nike.

# Ronaldo is known as the most popular sportsperson on social media, he counted 158 million total followers across Facebook, Twitter and Instagram by June 2015.

# His autobiography, titled Moments, was published in December 2007. His sponsor Castro produced the television film ‘Ronaldo: Tested to the Limit’, in which he is physically and mentally tested in several fields; his physical performance was consequently subject to scrutiny by world media upon the film’s release in September 2011.

# ‘Cristiano Ronaldo: The World at his Feet’, a documentary narrated by the actor Benedict Cumberbatch, was released via Vimeo and Vision Films in June 2014.

# A documentary film about his life and career, titled ‘Ronaldo’, was released worldwide on 9 November 2015.

# In December 2013, Ronaldo opened a museum, Museu CR7, in his hometown of Funchal, Madeira, to house trophies and memorabilia of his life and playing career.

# Ronaldo became the fourth footballer – after Steven Gerrard, Pelé and David Beckham – to be represented as a waxwork at Madame Tussauds London in June 2010.

# Ronaldo became a father on 17 June 2010 to a son.

# The child is named Cristiano, and nicknamed by the family ‘Cristianinho’, was born in the United States, and Ronaldo announced that he had full custody of his son.

# Ronaldo has never publicly revealed the identity of his son’s mother.

# As he is a regular blood donor, Ronaldo does not have any tattoos.

# As a philanthropist, Ronaldo became Save the Children’s new Global Artist Ambassador, in which he hopes to help fight child hunger and obesity in January 2013.

# In March, Ronaldo agreed to be the ambassador for The Mangrove Care Forum in Indonesia, an organisation aiming to raise awareness of mangrove conservation.

Who is Cristiano Ronaldo Dating ?

Georgina Rodriguez is dating Cristiano Ronaldo.

Georgina Rodriguez, 22, grew up in Jaca, a city which is located in northeastern Spain and is part of the province of Heusca, near the Pyrenees.

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The 22-year-old has been dominating the news lately after she was spotted on a string of dates with Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo.

Cristiano Ronaldo has been in relationships with Desiree Cordero (2016), Daniella Grace (2016), Alesia Riabenkova (2015), Lucia Villalon (2015), Melanie Martins (2015), Irina Shayk (2010 – 2015), Nereida Gallardo (2008), Gemma Atkinson (2007), Merche Romero (2005 – 2006) and Jordana Jardel (2003).

Cristiano Ronaldo Career Highlights:

  • Senior club Debut: 2002 (Sporting CP)
  • Played for Manchester United: 2003 to 2009
  • Joined Real Madrid: 2009
  • Portugal national team debut: 2003

Who are Cristiano Ronaldo Parents ?  Wife ? Son ?Family Pictures

Jose Dinis Aveiro (Father) & cristiano Ronaldo
Cristiano Ronaldo giving a pose for Family photo
Cristiano Ronaldo with Son Cristiano Ronaldo Jr.

Quick Facts

  • Complete Name: Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro
  • Nicknames: Cris, Ron, Ronnie, CR7
  • Occupation: Footballer
  • Date of Birth: February 5, 1985
  • Age (2016): 31
  • Birthplace: Funchal, Madeira, Portugal
  • Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
  • Height: 6′ 1″ (1.85 m)
  • Weight: 176 lbs (80 kg)
  • Shoe Size: 9 (US)
  • Chest: 43 inches
  • Waist: 33 inches
  • Thighs: 24.5 inches
  • Arms/Biceps: 13 inches

Cristiano Ronaldo Interesting Facts:

  • He doesn’t drinks alcohol and has no tattoos on his body.
  • Ronaldo’s body fat is about 10 percent only which is one of the key reasons behind his speed.
  • The footballer can reach heights of 44cm in the air from a standing start and about 78cm with a run-up.

Quotes By Cristiano Ronaldo 

Talent without working hard is nothing.

When you lose a person you love so much, surviving the loss is difficult.

In football, I don’t have a lot of friends. The people who I really trust, there are not many… Most of the time, I’m alone.

I’m living a dream I never want to wake up from.

I see myself as the best footballer in the world. If you don’t believe you are the best, then you will never achieve all that you are capable of.

Many people look at me and think they know me but they don’t at all. This is the real me. I am a humble person, a feeling person. A person who cares about others, who wants to help others.

I’m not going to change the world. You’re not going to change the world. But we can help – we can all help.

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