Cristiano Ronaldo whose real name is Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro is a young Portuguese national footballer. He was born on February 5, 1985 in the city of Funchal and is nicknamed CR7 or El Commandante.
Quick Facts on Cristiano Ronaldo
Team: Italy Juventus Football Club Number 7
Name: Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro
Nationality: Portugal Portuguese
Date of Birth: February 5, 1985
Place of Birth: Funchal (Portugal)
Size: 1.85 m
Pro period: 2002 –
Strong leg: right leg
Junior course Club Years: 1993-1995 FC Andorinha
1995-1997 CD Nacional 1997-2002 Sporting CP
Professional: course1 Club M. years
2002-2003 Sporting CP
2003-2009 Manchester United
2009-2018 Real Madrid
2018- Juventus FC
National team: selections Years Team
2004 Olympic Portugal2003-Portugal
Early life of Cristiano Ronaldo
Cristiano was born in a sibling of 4 and did not have an easy childhood. His father being suffering from alcoholism and to crown all unemployed was not of much help for him. His big brother Hugo was drugged and dependent. Alcohol ended up killing his father in 2005, causing liver cancer. That same year, he was accused by two women in a rape case which did not succeed.
The carreer of Cristiano
Cristiano Ronaldo the young prodigy has been a huge fan of Benfica Lisbon since his childhood. His career began in 1995 when he was 8 years old with FC Andorinha. At 17 years old it is to say in 2002, the young prodigy of football plays for the first time the first division which is played on September 29 of the same year. He scored twice during a match and will then play more than 20 games, 25 to be precise during this season. During this tour he then has the opportunity to show the talent he shows and attracts to him the interest of all the European clubs that run after him.
His success with Manchester United
His immense talent leaves no football club indifferent and this time it is Manchester manager Alex Ferguson who is charmed. This marks the beginning of number 7 which he wore and still wears. The number was once carried by talented players like David Beckham or Eric Cantona in the same team. He made the magic of number 7 last and demonstrated it during the 2006-2007 season where he scored 17 goals, added to 10 assists.
The year after Cristiano won his first Champions League. After this success he also interested the club and Real Madrid in particular. He won his first golden ball in 2008.
Real Madrid finally pays for itself Cristiano
2009, this year marks the beginning of CR7 for the modest sum of 94 million euros. At that time, it was the most expensive to play. His career among the Madrilenians is very triumphant; he scores 26 goals in 29 games.
2010-2011, He made known his desire to join Fc Barcelona. He scored during this period near 40 goals which is a feat for player. Real is far too proud to have this football wonder in its team and besides the enemy of CR7, Lionel Messi (several times gold balls) plays there.
2012-2014, he is the top scorers of the 2012 edition. In 2014, he totaled 25 goals in the championship and 32 goals in all competitions.
2015, this season begins with difficulty for Cristiano because he receives a red card and two games of suspension.
This feeling is not welcome for the young prodigy because being used to playing every match, he is very touched. Despite this feeling, Cristiano becomes the best goal scorer that Europe has known. He is also crowned European Golden Shoe in compensation for his immense talent.
He received his prize in a ceremony at the Santiago Bernabeu with 48 goals which put him on par with his rivals Messi and Neymar for the title of top scorer in the Champions League
2016, Cristiano and the whole team welcome Zinédine Zidane as their new coach.
Gossips and rumors on Cristiano
Many think that Cristiano is imbued with his person and arrogant but few know that the CR7 is a great philanthropist. He organized in 2004 fund raising to help families in need of the Indian Ocean tsunami.
A few years later, he organized a gala match following the storm that hit Madeira. In the same year, he also visited Lisbon in a hospital where he offered Portugal jerseys to sick children.
Behind his elongated veil is a philanthropist whom many ignore. He made an unforgettable gesture a few years later by paying for the medical care of a 9 year old child suffering from cancer. He thus chained several charity commitments and went so far as to sell his gold shoe for the Palestinian children of Gaza.
Personal life and gossip on Cristiano Ronaldo
Cristiano’s is undoubtedly a lady’s tumbler. His multiple relationships demonstrated and put to shame all the gossip about his homosexuality. He was in a relationship with Merche Romero in 2006 or Nereida Gallardo in 2008 that are both models. In 2010 he became the father of Cristiano Jr whose mother remains unknown until today.
He is said to have paid the sum of 12 million euros to a woman for her to keep silence on her childbearing. Shortly after, he met and became a couple with the Russian model Irina Shayk with whom he separated 5 years later. The cause was said to be the repetitive infidelity of the player. Since 2015, he has been in a relationship with the Portuguese actress and model Rita Pereira.
Net worth of Cristiano
The rivalry that exists between the young and talented Cristiano is also present fortune. Despite this, Cristiano is defeated because he is according to the American media very fortunate and has a value of more than 460 million dollars. This value makes him the richest footballer in the world for the year 2019.
2003-2004, Becomes the best young player to play the euro. Finalist and subsequently wins the FA Cup with Manchester United.
2005-2008, Vice champion in English with Manchester Uniter and won the Premier League three times in a row. Wins the shiel community twice and wins the UEFA Champions League against Chelsea. He became semi-finalist of the World Cup.
2010-2012, won the club world cup, Wins the Copa del Rey Trophy against FC Barcelona. He won the league with Real Madrid. Portugal was eliminated in the world cup in 2008.
2013-2014, He left the Supercup finalized with real Madrid, Victory of real Madrid at the world cup of the FIFA clubs and became silver balls.