Cristiano Ronaldo (1985) is a Portuguese soccer player who made history at Real Madrid. He is a player for Juventus, Italy, and the Portuguese Seleção. He was chosen as the best player in the world in 2008, 2013, 2014, 2016, and 2017. He received five balls of gold in his career.
Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro was born in the city of Funchal, Ilha da Madeira, Portugal, on February 05, 1985. The son of the gardener José Diniz Pereira Aveiro and cook Maria Dolores dos Santos Aveiro, when he grew up he passed through most of his day playing bola in the street with friends.
Start of career
Cristiano Ronaldo began his career at the age of 9 when he started at Futebol Clube Andorinha, on Ilha da Madeira. With great abilities, he aroused the interest of the largest club on the island, Nacional, which contracted in 1995.
On April 14, 1997, Cristiano Ronaldo passed or tested at Sporting Lisboa and, at just 11 years old, he entered the youth categories of the club, where he played in Sub 16, Sub 17, and Sub 18.
On July 13, 2002, Ronaldo entered Sporting’s main team as a starter. From that day on he played more than 30 games with the team and scored 5 goals.
In 2003, Cristiano Ronaldo called the attention of the Manchester United coach, from England. He was hired to replace the player David Beckham, who had been hired by Real Madrid, from Spain.
In Manchester, Ronaldo won several championships and began to show his style.
In 2008, after many speculations, Cristiano Ronaldo went to Real Madrid and participated in the 2009-2010 season. His signing was the most expensive of the club, which has other world-renowned players such as Kaká, Zidane, Ronaldo, and Roberto Carlos, who were part of the first phase of the great stars of Spanish time, who were known as the Intergalactic.
In 2011, Ronaldo managed to score 53 goals, a number never before achieved by the club during a season.
On July 10, 2018, the transfer of Cristiano Ronaldo to Juventus was announced. His debut was on August 17 in the A series of the Italian Championship, I did not play Juventus and Chievo, but only in four games, counting on Sassuolo, where Cristiano Ronaldo scored two goals and guaranteed victory by 2 to 1.
In his debut in the 2018-19 UEFA Champions League, not playing against Valencia, Ronaldo was sent off for the first time after disagreements with Colombian Jeison Murillo.
On January 16, 2019, Cristiano lifted the first cup with the Juventus shirt, scoring the goal of the 2018 Italian Super Cup title, against Milan after a 1-0 tackle.
In the first leg of the eighth final of the 2018-19 UEFA Champions League, Juventus lost 2-0 to Atlético de Madrid. In the return game, on March 12, 2018, Cristiano Ronaldo guaranteed qualification, scoring 3 goals in a 3-0 win.
Cristiano Ronaldo was called up by the Portuguese Seleção and participated in the Eurocup in 2004, where he was vice-champion playing with Greece. In the 2006 World Cup, he placed 4th with the Portugal team and was considered one of the best two in the world. In 2016, Portugal was the European Champion.
Cristiano Ronaldo Titles Sporting
- Portuguese Super Cup 2002 Manchester Utd
- England Cup 2003-2004, 2007-2008
- English League Cup 2005-2006
- English Championship 2006-07, 2007-08
- League two Champions of Europe 2007-2008
- Club World Cup 2008
- FIFA World Club Championship: 2014, 2016, 2017
- UEFA Champions League: 2013–14, 2015–16, 2016–17, 2017–18
- UEFA Super Cup: 2014, 2017
- Spanish Championship: 2011–12, 2016–17
- King’s Cup: 2010–11, 2013–14
- Spanish Super Cup: 2012, 2017
- Italian Super Cup 2018
- Italian Championship 2018/19
- Italian Championship 2019/10
- European Championship 2018
- UEFA National League Champion 2018/19 individual awards
- Our Ball of Fifa 2013-2014
- Home of the game of the UEFA Super Cup 2014
- Best Player of UEFA 2013-14, 2015-16, and 2016-17
- Our Ball from UEFA 2007-08, 2010-11, 2-13-14, 2014-15
- Our Ball of the World Club Championship 2016
- Soccer Player of the Year in Portugal 2007, 08, 09, 11, 12, 13, 15, 16, 17 and 18
Best player in the world for the ESPY Awards 2018
Chuteira de Ouro from the magazine France Footbal