Profile: Cristiano Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo StatueStatue of Cristiano Ronaldo in the harbour of his hometown Funchal, Madeira
full name: Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro
bio: Cristiano Ronaldo is a current champion soccer player from Portugal, known for his fancy flicks and stepovers.
also known as: Cris, Ron, Ronnie, The Sultan Of The Stepover, CR7, Wonder Kid
born: born Feb 5, 1985, in Funchal, Madeira, Portugal
family: Parents Maria Dolores dos Santos Aveiro and José Diniz Aveiro. He has an older brother Hugo and two elder sisters, Elma and Liliana Cátia.
nationality: Portuguese
physical: Height: 6' 0½" (1.84 m)
Weight: 176 lbs (80kg)
sport: Football (Soccer)
teams / clubs:

Sporting CP, Manchester United, Real Madrid

position: winger
foot: Ronaldo shoots with his right foot mostly
jersey number: 7 (No. 17 when plays for Portugal)
achievements: Cristiano Ronaldo has won the Ballon d'Or award in 2008, 2013, 2014, 2016, 2017
what you may not know:
  • His name was inspired by the former US-president, Ronald Reagan, whom his father was influenced by.
  • Was selected for the Portuguese Olympic football team for 2004.
  • He was the first ever Portugese Manchester United player.
  • he is of Moroccon descent.
  • He was named the sexiest player of Euro 2004 and World Cup 2006 by Gay Krant, a Dutch gay magazine.

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