Biography of Cristiano Ronaldo, career, networth, life & more

Biography of Cristiano Ronaldo, career, networth, life & more
Biography of Cristiano Ronaldo, career, networth, life & more


Cristiano Ronaldo Dos Santos Aeiro, better known as Cristiano Ronaldo was born on February 5, 1985 in Funchal on the Portuguese island of Madeira.

The childhood of Cristiano Ronaldo

Cristiano grew up in the district of San Antonio on his native island of Madeira. He comes from a modest family and has three siblings. He started playing football quite young; he used to go out to play soccer and only come back around 9:00 pm his mother suggests in a documentary.

At the age of eight he joined FC Andorinha club where his father was employed as a steward. He was admitted to the club’s training center before leaving for Clube Desportivo National where he stayed for one season. He then joined Sporting Lisbon after successful detection and testing. He then spent six years in the Sporting junior club.

Cristiano Ronaldo’s career

Cristiano is now considered one of the best players in the world, he won the Ballon d’Or 2008, 2013, 2014 and then in 2016. He is also ranked second in 2007, 2009, 2011, 2012 and in 2015. An outstanding scorer, he is the author of more than 600 career goals.

He is the top scorer in the history of the Champions League, Real Madrid, the Madrid Derby and the Portuguese national team, of which he has worn the captain’s armband since 2007. First player to have won the European Golden Shoe on four occasions he is also the co-top scorer in the history of the European Nations Championship with Michel Platini and the co-top scorer in the history of the Club World Cup tied with Suarez, Messi, and Delgado.

His club career

The Sporting Club de Portugal (1997-2003)

Cristano Ronaldo was spotted and signed at the age of 11 by Sporting Club Portugal. It immediately impresses with its percussion and speed. His athletic performance is notable but his behavior poses a problem. He even had a heated argument with one of his teachers who made fun of his Madeiran accent and his family’s financial situation.
However, that will improve later, and he plays all age groups at the club and is often lined up against players two to three years his senior. It was at the age of 16 that he made his debut with the professional team for a few friendlies.
He made his debut in the Portuguese league on September 29, 2002 at the age of seventeen against Moreirense. He stood out during this match by scoring twice. He played twenty-five matches in his first season and scored three league goals.
He also scores two goals in three Portuguese Cup games and makes his Champions League debut against Inter Milan. At the inauguration of Sporting’s new stadium, the Jose Alvalade XXI, his club face Manchester United, where Cristiano makes a remarkable performance that will turn his career upside down and propel him to the premier league.

Manchester United (2003-2009)

Sporting’s victory over Manchester United at the inauguration of the Alvalade XXI stadium and Cristiano’s excellent performance precipitated his signing at the Red Devils club.

Cristiano therefore signed on August 12, 2003 with the Red Devils for 15 million euros. He endorses the number 7 bib that legends of the club have worn before him including Booby Charlton, George Best, Eric Cantona and David Beckham.

He was established for the first time in the premier league against Bolton. It is signaled by successful technical gestures and even causes a penalty. He scored his first goal in the Mancunian jersey against Portsmouth on a direct free kick in November of the same year.

His first trophy in England is an FA Cup won in front of Millwall on the mark of 3 to 0. He opens the scoring with the head in this final and contributes largely to the victory of his people. He celebrates his first Champions League goal against Hungarian side Debrecen in the 2005-06 preliminaries.

In 2007, he won the championship and was voted best player in the kingdom with 17 goals and 14 assists in the premier league only.

The 2007-2008 season is one of consecration. Cristiano has become thinner and more powerful and good performance naturally follows. He also finished the season as the best artificer in the Premier League with 31 goals in 34 league and Champions League appearances with eight goals in eleven European Cup matches.

He was voted best player by his peers, the public and the press for the second time in a row. He also won the Golden Ball ahead of Messi and Fernando Torres. In 2009, he won the championship for the third time in a row before joining Real Madrid.

Real Madrid (2009 to 2018)

In June 2009, after two years of rumors and speculation, Cristiano signed to Real Madrid for six years and a record sum of 94 million euros, making him the most expensive player in football history. His first season at Real has been mixed with just nine goals in seven games and an injury that sidelined him for two long months.

During the following season, he became the first player to reach the 50-goal mark in Spanish La Liga fastest. He also finished top scorer in the championship with forty goals.

In 2011-2012, despite a year without titles at the national level, he still became the first player to score against all La Liga teams.

The 2013-2014 season is Real Madrid’s tenth European Cup. Cristiano and his family beat their rival Madrid in the final 4-1. Cristiano scores his team’s fourth goal from the penalty spot and ends the competition with 17 goals, becoming the Champions League’s top scorer in a season.

In 2015, he was still La Liga’s top scorer and European Golden Boot.

In May 2016, he won the Champions League for the third time, including the second time with Real.

In 2017, he achieved the Liga and Champions League double. He won the European trophy for the fourth time after giving the Madrid club the championship after an intense battle with the Catalan rival. At the same time, he becomes the first player to score in three different finals in the current formula of the Champions League.

The European magic will not stop there, as he will win the cup with big ears for the fifth time in 2018. He thus enters a little more into the legend of the most prestigious football competition in the world through a legendary triplet ( 2016, 2017, 2018).

He will also be awarded the top scorer trophy in C1. The 2018 season will also be marked by CR7’s farewell to Casa Blanca, where he will have spent 9 years of his career. A considerable void will have been created in the hearts of White House fans, seeing their idol set off to new horizons.

Juventus (Since 2018)

Horizons in green, white and red colors, since CR7 will be setting down its suitcases in Italy for 4 new seasons. The 2018-2019 season will be marked by CR7’s first steps in Serie A. However, he will not have been below his usual performances and will end the season with a total of 28 goals in 43 games in all competitions. At the same time, he will be crowned Italian Champion.

Note that the highlight of the “machine” during this season is the qualification of the old lady in the quarterfinals of the Champions League. After a 2-0 first leg against Atlético de Madrid, CR7 will give Juve their ticket by scoring 3 goals alone in the second leg. This year he will also win the Nations League with Portugal.

This season (2019-2020), CR7 “Air Jordan”, as usual, amazed the football world. Although he had a mixed debut in Serie A, the Portuguese magician quickly picked up the bull by the horns and set out on the path to new records.

His international career

Biography of Cristiano Ronaldo, career, networth, life & more
Biography of Cristiano Ronaldo, career, networth, life & more
Cristiano Ronaldo has been a Portuguese international since August 20, 2003. He started with the selection at the age of 18 in a match against Kazakhstan. He now has 145 caps and 78 goals for Portugal, of which he has been captain since 2007.

Euro 2004

After brilliant performances in hopes, Cristiano is summoned for a friendly match against Kazakhstan where he releases his first selection with the Seleçao. He won his starting place during Euro 2004. He amply succeeded in his tournament which will reveal him as a potential heir to Louis Figo. He stood out in particular thanks to his excellent entry against Greece and his goal in the semi-final against the Netherlands.

World Cup 2006

After losing the final at Euro 2004, Cristiano had some good qualifying matches at the World Cup in Germany. He scored many goals in selections and climbed among the top scorers of these qualifications with 7 goals in 12 games. He notably played the qualifying match against Russia (0-0) despite the death of his father the same day, and was elected man of the match.

At the worlds, he continues his progression and scored a penalty goal against Iran. Portugal finished fourth after losing in the classification match to the host country.

Euro 2016

Ronaldo and the Seleçao are timidly starting Euro 2016. They draw three games in as many games and place third in their group after the first round. They are all the same drafted and reach the second round because being classified among the best third. They had a rather remarkable second part of the tournament, beating Croatia, a serious contender for final victory, in the round of 16.

Portugal plays the final against the host country, France, but Cristiano is forced to leave on injury before the half hour of play. It is from the bench that Ronaldo attends the first continental coronation of his selection on a goal from Eder in extra time.

His private life

Biography of Cristiano Ronaldo, career, networth, life & more
Biography of Cristiano Ronaldo, career, networth, life & more
Cristiano Ronaldo currently lives in Madrid in the residential area of ​​La Finca. It is an upscale neighborhood, reserved for top athletes.

He is the father of Cristiano jr, born June 17, 2010 to a still anonymous surrogate mother.

In his dating situation, Ronaldo dated models Merche Romero in 2006 and Nereida Gallardo in 2008. In 2009, he also had a brief relationship with the famous Paris Hilton. Cristiano has also experienced no less than 26 romantic relationships in the space of eight years before being officially in a relationship with the Russian top model Irina Shayk since May 2010. Their break-up was confirmed in January 2015 after 5 years together. .

In 2016, Cristiano Ronaldo will reveal his relationship with Georgina Rodriguez, a 26-year-old Spanish girl. The following year (in 2017), the two lovers will have a baby girl named Alana Martina a few months after the birth of CR7 twins (Éva and Mateo) born to a surrogate mother.

In July 2017, Cristiano unveiled a photo with his twins Eva and Mateo, also born to a surrogate mother.

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