10 Facts about Cristiano Ronaldo

Friday, April 29th 2016. | Sports

Facts about Cristiano Ronaldo inform you with the famous professional footballer from Portuguese. He was born on February 5th, 1985. His full name is Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro. He becomes a captain for Portugal national team and plays as a forward. Now, his club is Real Madrid. It is one of prominent football clubs in Spain. Check other interesting facts about Cristiano Ronaldo below:

Facts about Cristiano Ronaldo 1: the fame of Ronaldo

Ronaldo is very popular as a football player. He is often called as the greatest football player of all time. He earned Ballon d’Or and FIFA World Player of the Year nominations when he was only 22 years old.

Facts about Cristiano Ronaldo 2: the winner

Ronaldo became the winner of Ballon d’Or and FIFA World Player of the Year awards in 2008.  In 2013 and 2014, he earned FIFA Ballon d’Or respectively.

Cristiano Ronaldo Pic

Cristiano Ronaldo Pic

Facts about Cristiano Ronaldo 3: Portuguese Football Federation

Portuguese Football Federation called Ronaldo as the best Portuguese of all time in 2015. Moreover, he also got 4 European Golden Shoe awards.

Facts about Cristiano Ronaldo 4: the winning record with his clubs

There are various victories that Ronaldo receives in Real Madrid and Manchester United. Those include two FIFA Club World Cups, one La Liga, three Premier Leagues, one UEFA Super Cup, two Football League Cups, and many more.

Cristiano Ronaldo Sport

Cristiano Ronaldo Sport

Facts about Cristiano Ronaldo 5: the club career

In August 2002, Ronaldo started to play for Sporting CP. He was sold with the price at £12.2 million to Manchester United. Find facts about Fabregas here.

Facts about Cristiano Ronaldo 6: moving to Real Madrid

Ronaldo moved to Real Madrid from Manchester United in 2009. The transfer cost £80 million. There is no need to wonder that he was called as the most expensive player in the world.

Cristiano Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo

Facts about Cristiano Ronaldo 7: La Liga history

In the history of La Liga, Ronaldo is still behind Lionel Messi. Both are considered rivals. However, he was called as the all time leading goal scorer in Real Madrid in October 2015.

Facts about Cristiano Ronaldo 8: international team of Portugal

In August 2003, Ronaldo had his international debut with his national team. At that time, he was only 18 years old. Get facts about Chelsea here.

Facts about Cristiano Ronaldo

Facts about Cristiano Ronaldo

Facts about Cristiano Ronaldo 9: parents

His father was a municipal gardener called José Dinis Aveiro, while his mother worked as a cook named Maria Dolores dos Santos Aveiro.

Facts about Cristiano Ronaldo 10: the early life

Ronaldo was not from a rich family. He was raised in poverty and had to share room with his sisters and brother.

Cristiano Ronaldo image

Cristiano Ronaldo image

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