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Cristiano Ronaldo Biography

Cristiano Ronaldo
  • Age: 32 years old
  • Birth Nation: Portugal
  • Height: 6 Feet 1 Inch
  • Name: Cristiano Ronaldo
  • Birth Name: Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro
  • Nick Name: Ronny ,Cris
  • Father: José Dinis Aveiro
  • Mother: MariaDolores dos Santos Aveiro
  • Nationality: Portuguese
  • Birth Place/City: Santo António
  • Religion: Roman Catholic
  • Ethnicity: White Ethnicity
  • Profession: Footballer
  • Working For: Portugal national football team
  • Net Worth: $250 million
  • Salary: 21 million EUR
  • Eye Color: Brown Dark
  • Hair Color: Brown
  • Face Color: White
  • Weight in KG: 80 kg
  • Famous for: Football player
  • Married: Yes
  • Married to: Irina Shayk
  • Children: Not yet
  • Online Presence: Facebook,Wikipedia,Twitter
  • Sisters: Elma Aveiro ,Liliana Catia Aveiro
  • Siblings: Hugo Aveiro
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Cristiano Ronaldo,a Portuguese footballer, is a very familiar and famous name in today’s football arena in the every corner of the world. Cristiano Ronaldo Dos Santos Aveiro is the full name of Cristiano Ronaldo. He was born in the year 1985 February 5 at Funchal, Madeira, Portugal. He cherishes the height of 185 cm and Weight of 79 kg. He is a Portuguese football Player who plays as a Forward in his Current Team of Real Madrid FC from squad No.7. He is the captain of Portugal National Football Team and plays as a Forward from squad No.7.  He is Roman Catholic by faith. He does not have a Spouse. He is still not married. He had previously dated English models Alice Goodwin, Gemma Atkinson and currently Russian model Irina Shayk is his Girlfriend. He has a son named Cristiano Ronaldo Jr. and has full custody of him. Cristiano Ronaldo is listed in the world’s third highest footballer according to France Football. He is paid 21 million Euros as Salary as the 2014 Salary statistic of this players mentions. According to Forbes, he has the earning of 73 million US Dollars combining his income from salaries, bonuses and off-field earnings in 2014 for the last year report.

Cristiano Ronald is the youngest child of his Parents, Maria Dolored dos Santos Aveiro and Jose Dinis Aviero. His mother was a cook and father, a municipal gardener. He has three older Siblings named Hugo, Elma and Liliana Catia. Cristiano’s childhood was spent on poverty, sharing room with his Siblings. He was a popular student in the school but was expelled from school after he threw the chair to his teacher as he felt his disrespected on that incident. Then afterwards, from the age of 14, he began to concentrate fully in football. Before that, he used to play as an amateur from amateur team Andorinha as the age of 8. His youth career started from Andorinha. In 1995, he joined at Nacional where he played in the team for two years. Later, in 1997, Cristiano Ronaldo went on 3 day trail with Sporting CP, where he was subsequently signed by the club. He started playing for the club as a youth but in 2002, he debut his Professional Career.

Cristiano Ronaldo already had begun to impress the football clubs and club representatives from his performance. In 2003, Cristiano signed the contract with English Club Manchester United being the first Portuguese player ever in the Club. He appeared in 196 matches from the club bagging 84 goals. In 2009, Cristiano was signed by Real Madrid offering to play the unconditional amount of 80 million Pounds making him the most expensive player in the History. Christiano has represented his Nation Portugal since 2001 playing from Portugal under-15, under-17, under-20 and under-23 National Football Team. He is in the first team of Portugal National Team since 2003. He has played in 111 cap matches from the first team bagging 49 goals.

Cristiano Ronaldo is not just a football player, but he is a socialist as well. He participates in charity work. In 2013, he became the new Global Artist Ambassador of Save the Children and the ambassador for The Mangrove Care Forum, Indonesia which raises awareness in Mangrove conservation. He is active in fashion industry as well as he has a fashion boutique under the name “CR7” which means his initial names and his t-shirt number in Portugal. He has been sponsored by different famous brands and features in their adverts. To name the brands, they are Emporio Armani, Nike, Coca-Cola, Castrol, Konami, Banco Espirito Santo, Motorola, Jacob & Co., Herbalife, KFC, Tag Heuer and Fly Emirates.

Cristiano Ronaldo is a very talented footballer. He is a much focused player. He spent most of his days in a week being trained and practicing in the pitch. He plays an attacking role in the match as a striker or as a winger. He is well known for his pace, dribbles, positioning skills, crossing techniques and free kick ability. He has very good balance and agility in the game. He is a right footed player but can perform well from his left foot. He can be called as penalty specialist. His one on one flair situation with his opponent is very appreciable as he always beats them off and grabs the ball. His height and physique allows him for aerial duels. Majority of his goals are often from headers which show his headers skill with accuracy. However, Cristiano has weak defensive contribution. He often gets fouled while going for attacks.

Cristiano has won several awards and achievements from club and individual sides. More than the club side, his individual achievements have long list. To mention some, FIFA World Player of the Year 2008, World Soccer Player of the Year 2008, 2013, UEFA Euro Top Scorer :2012, FIFA Balloon d’Or 2013,etc. Cristiano Ronaldo is the icon of many young footballers today. He is one of the fifth marketable players in the world as rated by SportsPro. He is an active one in the social network as well. He is one of the fifth top followed one in the world in Facebook. His Images can be found in different internet websites.

  • Last modified : 12 June, 2014
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