Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro commonly known as Cristiano Ronaldo is a Portuguese professional footballer who plays as a forward for Serie A club Juventus and captains the Portugal national team. He was born in Funchal, Madeira, Portugal.
Cristiano Ronaldo played for amateur team Andorinha from 1992 to 1995, where his father was the kit man, and later spent two years with Nacional. At age 16, Ronaldo was promoted from Sporting’s youth team by first-team manager László Bölöni, who was impressed with his dribbling. Ronaldo became Manchester United’s first Portuguese player when he signed before the 2003–04 season.
Then ahead of the 2009–10 season, Ronaldo joined Real Madrid for a world record transfer fee at the time, of £80 million (€94 million). His contract, which ran until 2015, was worth €11 million per year and contained a €1 billion buy-out clause. After that despite months of negotiation to sign a new Real Madrid contract, on 10 July 2018, Ronaldo signed a four-year contract with Italian club Juventus after completing a €100 million transfer, which included an additional €12 million in other fees, and solidarity contributions to Ronaldo’s youth clubs.
Cristiano Ronaldo is quite popular on Social Media Platforms. He has around 249M followers on Instagram. Besides Instagram he is also very popular on Facebook. He has around 143M followers on Facebook.
|Full Name||Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro|
|Date Of Birth||February 5, 1985|
|Birth Place||Funchal, Madeira, Portugal|
Cristiano Ronaldo Career
- Cristiano Ronaldo initially played for amateur team Andorinha from 1992 to 1995.
- At age 16, Ronaldo was promoted from Sporting’s youth team by first-team manager László Bölöni.
- Then before the 2003–04 season Ronaldo was signed by Manchester United and became first Portuguese player to play for Manchester United.
- Then ahead of the 2009–10 season, Ronaldo joined Real Madrid.
- On 10 July 2018, Ronaldo signed a four-year contract with Italian club Juventus.
- Ronaldo made his official debut for Juventus in their opening Serie A match on 18 August, a 3–2 away win over Chievo.
- Ronaldo won his first trophy with Juventus in January 2019, the 2018 Supercoppa Italiana, after he scored the game-winning and only goal from a header against A.C. Milan.
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Cristiano Ronaldo Age, Height, Weight
Cristiano Ronaldo’s age is 35 years. Cristiano Ronaldo’s height is 6 feet 1 inches and weight 83 kg. Her eye and hair colour is Dark and Light Brown respectively.
Cristiano Ronaldo Family
Cristiano Ronaldo was born on February 5, 1985 in Funchal, Madeira, Portugal. His father’s name is José Dinis Aveiro (1953–2005), a municipal gardener and part-time kit man. His mother’s name is Maria Dolores dos Santos Viveiros da Aveiro and she was a cook. He has one older brother, Hugo and two older sisters, Elma and Liliana Cátia “Katia”.
Cristiano Ronaldo Married Life & Girlfriend
Cristiano Ronaldo is Married. He is married to Spanish Fashion Model Georgina Rodriguez. Before their marriage he was in relationship with few other women. He had affairs with Merche Romero (2005), Gemma Atkinson (2007), Irina Shayk (2010–2015).
Some Interesting and Unknown Facts About Cristiano Ronaldo
- Cristiano’s mother revealed that she wanted to abort him due to poverty, his father’s alcoholism and having too many children already, but her doctor refused to perform the procedure.
- As a child, Ronaldo played for amateur team Andorinha from 1992 to 1995, where his father was the kit man, and later spent two years with Nacional.
- Ronaldo became Manchester United’s first Portuguese player when he signed before the 2003–04 season.
- he requested the number 28, his number at Sporting, he received the number 7 shirt, which had previously been worn by such United players as George Best, Eric Cantona and David Beckham. Wearing the number 7 became an extra source of motivation for Ronaldo.
- Cristiano Ronaldo has four children out of which three have been born via surrogate mothers. He first became a father on 17 June 2010 when his son, Cristiano Jr., was born via surrogacy. On 8 June 2017, they were born twins through surrogacy. He named this twin child Eva and Matteo.
- In June 2018 Ronaldo was given a two-year suspended jail sentence and fined €18.8 million for Tax Evasion.
- Cristiano Ronaldo’s favourite footballers are Mario Jardel and Ronaldo Luis Nazario de Lima.
- His favourite actor is Luis Figo.
- He loves eating Bacalhau a Braz and Portuguese Cuisines.
- His favourite movie is The Sixth Sense.
Cristiano Ronaldo’s Salary and Net Worth
Cristiano Ronaldo’s has a net worth of around $450 Million USD. Major source of his income is football and the brands he sponsors. He endorse brands like Herbalife Nutrition, KFC, American Tourister, and Tag Heuer.
Cristiano Ronaldo is very fond of doing Workout. His favourite foods are Bacalhau a Braz and Portuguese Cuisines. He also likes Swimming.