Cristiano Ronaldo was born 05.02.85 in Madeira, autonomous region of Portugal. His full name is Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro. He is a Portuguese professional footballer who plays as a forward for Premier League club Manchester United and captains the Portugal national team.
Autumn 2021 Portuguese Cristiano has moved into a seven-bedroom countryside mansion for his family after arriving in UK for his Manchester United return.
Appearances by clubs:
- Sporting CP - 2002–2003
- Manchester United - 2003–2009
- Real Madrid - 2009–2018
- Juventus - 2018–2021
- Manchester United - 2021–2022
Cristiano widely regarded as one of the greatest players of all time. He has won:
- five Ballon d'Or awards ("Golden Ball") - 2008, 2013, 2014, 2016, 2017.
- four European Golden Shoes – 2008, 2011, 2014, 2015.
Ronaldo has 32 trophies, including:
- 7 league titles,
- 5 UEFA Champions Leagues,
- 1 UEFA European Championship
- 1 UEFA Nations League.
In 2015, Ronaldo was named the best Portuguese player of all time by the Portuguese Football Federation.
Ronaldo is the fourth and youngest child in the family:
- Father - José Dinis Aveiro, a municipal gardener, and part-time equipment manager, died of an alcoholism-related liver condition at age 52 in September 2005 when Ronaldo was 20.
- Mother - Maria Dolores, a cook, was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2007 but eventually recovered.
He has one older brother, Hugo, and two older sisters, Elma and Liliana Catia "Katia" https://www.instagram.com/katiaaveirooficial/.
Cristiano has four children:
- son, Cristiano Jr., born on 17 June 2010 in the United States. Ronaldo has full custody of the child .
- twins, daughter Eva and son Mateo, born on 8 June 2017 in the United States via surrogacy.
- daughter Alana Martina, born on 12 November 2017 in a relationship with Georgina Rodríguez, Spanish model https://www.instagram.com/georginagio/
In November 2021 Ronaldo and Georgina said they are expecting twins.
- According to reports from the Daily Mail, Cristiano Ronaldo's salary at Manchester United is a staggering $ 517 000 per week. He is the first footballer to earn US$1 billion.
- Ronaldo's collection of cars has 19 items worth over $ 24 million.
- Hobbies: bike riding, poker, cars, baseball, exercising.
- He has three dogs: a Yorkshire Terrier and 2 Labradors.
- Ronaldo established his own successful “CR7” brand of products that included shoes, underwear, and fragrances.
- Ronaldo was named the world's most charitable sportsperson in 2015 after donating £5 million to the relief effort after the earthquake in Nepal.
- In June 2010 Ronaldo became the fourth footballer to be represented as a waxwork at Madame Tussauds London.
Fan accounts on Instagram
Cristiano Ronaldo has a huge number of Instagram followers. There are diverse pictures in his Instagram: pictures of Ronaldo playing football, selfies, photos of him relaxing with his family, or working out in the gym. These pictures are about as popular as his paid-for advertisement posts about shampoo or health shakes. The social media marketing experts say “He could go to be an influencer for the rest of his life, if he wanted to, not play soccer and still make millions.”