Widely named among the greatest football players of all time, Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro commonly known as just Cristiano Ronaldo, is a Portuguese footballer who currently plays for Portugal national football team and Real Madrid football club. Cristiano Ronaldo was born on February 5, 1985 in Funchal, Madeira, Portugal to municipal gardener José Dinis Aveiro and a cook Maria Dolores dos Santos Aveiro.
Cristiano Ronaldo began playing football at a very early age and after impressive performances, he was signed by Sporting CP in 2001. Ronaldo’s career big breakthrough came in 2003 when Sporting CP defeated Manchester United in a game by 3-1. Even the players of opponent teams were extremely impressed by Ronaldo’s skills and urged the club manager Alex Ferguson to sign him. Manchester United paid a record £12 million fee for a player of his age and Cristiano Ronaldo became the first ever Portuguese player to play for Manchester United football club.
Ronaldo fulfilled the expectations of the club and immediately made a impact through strong performances. He played 196 matches and scored 84 goals for Manchester United before moving to Real Madrid in 2009. Real Madrid signed Cristiano Ronaldo after paying a record £80 million transfer fee to Manchester United, making Ronaldo the most expensive footballer in the history till that date. Since then, he has made 165 appearances for Real Madrid and has scored 177 goals till now. Along with club career, Ronaldo has also played 111 matches for his country’s national team and has scored 49 goals.
Undoubtedly, he is one of the most famous footballers in the world so there is no surprise in the fact that several local and international including Nike, Coca-Cola, Tag Heuer, KFC and Motorola have signed endorsement deals with him. Cristiano Ronaldo has also opened a fashion boutique in his home country under the name “CR7”. In his personal life, the list of Cristiano Ronaldo’s relationships is pretty long which includes the names of celebrities like Irina Shayk, Gemma Atkinson and Alice Goodwin.
Cristiano Ronaldo Personal Details:
- Complete Name: Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro
- Nicknames: Cris, Ron, Ronnie, CR7
- Occupation: Footballer
- Date of Birth: February 5, 1985
- Birthplace: Funchal, Madeira, Portugal
- Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
- Height: 6′ 0¾” (1.85 m)
- Net worth: $250 Million
Cristiano Ronaldo Favorite Color, Music, Cologne and other Things:
- Hobbies and Interests: Collecting Cars, Music, Fashion
- Favorite Color: White
- Favorite Food: Bacalhau a Braz
- Favorite Perfume: 212 Sexy Men by Carolina Herrera
- Favorite Music: Elton John, George Michael, Phil Collins, Brazilian music
- Favorite Song: I Believe I Can Fly by R Kelly
- Favorite Movie: The Rock, The Sixth Sense
- Favorite Actress: Angelina Jolie
- Favorite Sports: Football
- Favorite Soccer Player: Ronaldo Luís Nazário de Lima (Brazil)
- Favorite Number: 7