Cristiano Ronaldo was born on February 5, 1985 in Santo António, a neighborhood in Funchal , Madeira Island,Portugal.
– I still remember when my teacher told me that football did not feed –
- One of the best players in the world.
- Sporting debut : August 14, 2002 (Sporting CP)
- Position : Forward
- Dorsal : 7
- Height : 1.85m
- Parents : Maria Dolores dos Santos and Jose Dinis Aveiro
- Couples : Irina Shayk (2010-2015), Georgina Rodríguez (2016)
- Children : Alana Martina dos Santos Aveiro, Eva Maria Dos Santos, Cristiano Ronaldo Jr., Mateo Ronaldo
- Name : Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro
Cristiano Ronaldo Biography
He is the last son of María Dolores dos Santos and the municipal gardener José Dinis Aveiro, who baptized him with the name of Ronaldo in homage to the American politician and actor Ronald Reagan.
He had an older brother, Hugo, and two older sisters, Elma and Liliana Cátia. His great-grandmother Isabel da Piedade was from Cape Verde.
His family has staunchly Catholic roots and he stated that they lived in poverty having to share a room with his brother and sisters.
He is very popular with his schoolmates, but he was expelled from school after throwing a chair at a teacher for being disrespectful.
Cristiano Ronaldo Career
He grew up in a working-class neighborhood and was discovered by Sporting Lisbon at the age of ten . He was then playing for the modest Andorinha , a club from his native Funchal and where his father worked as a kit man. Four years later, he agreed with his mother to dedicate himself exclusively to soccer.
Then he went to Nacional and six months later he made the transfer of his rights. In 2001, the coach of the first team, the Romanian Laszlo Boloni , wanted him to make his debut that same year, but a test discouraged him because he had not worked hard enough.
A year later he made him debut in the Champions League qualifier against Inter .With the Portugal national team he was part of the attack alongside Quaresma , Helder Postiga and Hugo Viana in the under-21 team and they defeated England.
In June he was the star of the under-20 team that won the prestigious Touloun tournament beating Italy 3-1 in the final. Felipe Scolari made him debut with the senior team on August 20, 2003 against Kazakhstan, at the age of eighteen he replaced Luis Figo , one of his idols.On September 8, 2020.
Barça and Juve wanted him, although it was finally Manchester who signed him in the summer of 2003 after paying a transfer fee of 17.5 million euros. Hestayed at the club for 6 seasons where he won 3 Premier Leagues, 1 European Cup and 1 Club World Cup.
Cristiano Ronaldo Acknowledgments
Considered one of the best soccer players in the world and one of the most media athletes. He was honored with the Premier League Best Player award in 2007 and 2008, as well as Portuguese Sportsman of the Year. In the 2007-08 season he won the Golden Boot , the Ballon d’Or , and the FIFA World Player in 2008.
On June 11, 2009, Manchester United accepted Real Madrid CF’s offer of 93.9 million euros. The transfer of him was confirmed on June 26 and became the most expensive transfer in football history.
On July 6, it was presented at the Santiago Bernabéu Stadium before 80,000 people. He made his debut on the pitch on July 21 with a 1-0 victory over Shamrock Rovers.His first goal came a week after a penalty in Madrid’s 4-2 victory over LDU Quito.
On August 29, he debuted in the League with a goal against Deportivo La Coruña, which they won 3-2; on 15 September, he scored two free kicks in a 5–2 win against Zürich, his first Champions League goals for Real.
After scoring another goal in a league match against Villarreal, he became the first club player to score in his first four appearances.With Real Madrid , he won the Copa del Rey in 2011, the 2011-12 League and the 2012 Spanish Super Cup.
With the Portuguese national team, he was runner-up in the 2004 European Championship in Portugal, and fourth in the World Cup. 2006 in Germany.In his fourth consecutive season with Real Madrid, he won the King’s Cup; the Champions League; a Super Cup and the FIFA Club World Cup.
In the Champions League final against Atlético de Madrid, he became the first player in history to score in two European Cup finals for two different winning teams. Real won their tenth European Cup.
He won his second Ballon d’Or on January 13, 2014, ahead of Messi and Ribéry after a spectacular 2013 with 69 goals and a great World Cup play-off with Portugal.On January 12, 2015, he won his third Ballon d’Or, reaching 37.66% of the votes, more than double the support received by Messi (15.76%).
On October 13, he received his fourth Golden Shoe, becoming the player who received it the most times, the last three with Real Madrid.He won Real Madrid’s eleventh European Cup, after defeating Atlético de Madrid on penalties in the 2015-16 Champions League final, scoring the final goal of the shootout.
With the Portuguese team he won the 2016 European Championship after beating France in the final in Paris. He had to retire in the first part of the game injured, but ended up lifting the trophy as team captain, in addition to being proclaimed the Silver Shoe of the tournament after scoring three goals and giving three assists.On December 12, 2016, he won his fourth Ballon d’Or.
The 31-year-old Portuguese beat Leo Messi and Antoine Griezmann, among others. On Monday, January 9, 2017, he was awarded The Best Award by FIFA to the best player in the world in 2016, at a gala held at the TPC Studios (Technology and Production Center) in Zurich.
On May 21, 2017, five years after winning the last one, Real Madrid became champions, winning their thirty-third league title and Zinedine Zidane ‘s first.as coach, putting the finishing touch with goals from him and Karim Benzema at La Rosaleda, against a Málaga that never speculated (0-2).
On June 3, 2017, Real Madrid won its twelfth Champions League cup after defeating Juventus 4-1 at Cardiff’s Millennium Stadium, with two goals from Cristiano Ronaldo, one from Casemiro and another from Marco Asensio. Mario Mandžukic scored the goal for Juve.
Commanded by Zinedine Zidane from the bench, on May 26, 2018, the whites extended their legend in the Champions League after beating Liverpool in the finalwhich he lost 3-1.
Thirteenth European title that reaffirms Real Madrid as the hegemonic team of the decade with its third consecutive Champions League and the fourth in the last five years.On October 23, 2017, he won The Best 2017 award, beating Messi and Neymar for the second year in a row . Real Madrid coach Zidane won the award for best coach.He was awarded a new Ballon d’Oron December 7, 2017.
The Portuguese striker won the prestigious award from France Football magazine for the fifth time in his career, in a ceremony held in front of the Eiffel Tower in Paris, thus equaling Leo Messi, both being the two footballers of the history that they have won this trophy the most times to date, in addition to being the second consecutive year that Ronaldo won the trophy, after having also won it in 2008, 2013, 2014 and 2016.
His time at Real Madrid ended on 10 July 2018. The Portuguese striker, aged 33, said goodbye to the white club after nine seasons. He arrived in July 2009 and in July 2018 he left for Italy for 105 million euros to wear the Juventus shirt .
This put an end to a story with 450 goals in 438 games with the Madrid shirt, finishing as the Madrid team’s all-time top scorer, also winning two Leagues, two King’s Cups, two Spanish Super Cups, four Champions Leagues, three Spanish Super Cups. Europe and three World Cups, for a total of 16 titles.
On April 20, 2019, Juventus won 2-1 against Fiorentina, mathematically conquering its 35th Italian champion title, the eighth in a row and the first of the ‘era’ of the Portuguese fotball player.In his three seasons at Juve, he won two leagues, one Italian Cup and one Super Cup, and scored 101 goals in 134 games.
The contract links CR7 with United for two seasons. The English club pays 15 million euros to Juventus plus eight million in variables, which would add the amount that the Italian company had yet to pay off of the 127 million euros it paid to Real Madrid in the summer of 2018.
Cristiano Ronaldo Accusations
His father died in September 2005 of a liver condition related to alcoholism, aged fifty-two, when he was twenty.
In October 2005, a month after his father’s death, he was arrested on suspicion of raping a woman in a London hotel and released on bail. He denied the allegations, and the charges were dropped by Scotland Yard in November 2005 due to “insufficient evidence”.
In 2017, the player was accused of fraudulently evading almost €15 million in taxes between 2011 and 2014. In June 2018, he received a two-year suspended jail sentence and a fine of €18.8 million, which was eventually reduced. to €16.8 million after reaching an agreement with the Spanish authorities.
He was able to serve the sentence on probation, without any jail time, as long as he does not reoffend again.
Cristiano Ronaldo Net Worth
His net worth is more than $1 billion.
Cristiano Ronaldo Love Life And Childrens
He became a father on June 17, 2010, after the birth of a boy, named Cristiano, and whom the family nicknamed ‘Cristianinho’. Born in the United States, the soccer player declared that he had custody of him without revealing the identity of his mother.
He was associated with English models Alice Goodwin and Gemma Atkinson. In 2010, he began dating Russian model Irina Shayk, who he reportedly met through his Armani Exchange campaigns.
The couple ended their relationship in January 2015. RHe was also related to Spanish television journalist Lucía Villalón.Just as he did seven years earlier to announce the arrival of his first child into the world, he used social networks to confirm his paternity of a boy and a girl (Eva and Mateo) through surrogate motherhood, who would have been born on 8 June 2017 in the United States.
Georgina Rodríguez gave birth at the Quirón Clinic in Pozuelo to Alana Martina, her first daughter with him, in a scheduled delivery on November 12, 2017. The delivery went very well and as the player himself announced through of social networks.
In October 2021 it was announced that he was going to be the father of twins again. In April 2022, the birth of his second daughter and the death of his twin were made public.