Cristiano Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo

Nick Name
: Ronnie, CR, The Sultan Of The Stepover, Cris, C. Ronaldo, Ron, CR7, Rocket Ronaldo
:05 Feb,1985
:34 years, 6 months
:Funchal, Madeira, Portugal
Debut On
:August 2003

About Cristiano Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro, GOIH, known as Cristiano Ronaldo (Portuguese pronunciation; born 5 February 1985), is a Portuguese professional footballer who plays as a forward for Spanish club Real Madrid and is the captain for the Portugal national team.

By the age of 22, Ronaldo had received Ballon d'Or and FIFA World Player of the Year nominations. The following year, in 2008, he won his first Ballon d'Or and FIFA World Player of the Year awards. He followed this up by winning the FIFA Ballon d'Or in 2013. He also won the 2013–14 UEFA Best Player in Europe Award. In January 2014, Ronaldo scored his 400th senior career goal for club and country aged 28.

Ronaldo is regarded by some in the sport to be currently the best player in the world and one of the greatest of all time. He is the first Portuguese footballer to win two FIFA/Ballons d'Or,and the second player to win three European Golden Shoe awards. With Manchester United and Real Madrid, Ronaldo has won three Premier Leagues, one La Liga, one FA Cup, two Football League Cups, two Copas del Rey, one FA Community Shield, one Supercopas de España, two UEFA Champions Leagues, one UEFA Super Cup and two FIFA Club World Cups.

Ronaldo began his career as a youth player for Andorinha, where he played for two years, before moving to C.D. Nacional. In 1997, he made a move to Portuguese giants Sporting CP. In 2003 he caught the attention of Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson, who signed him for £12.2 million (€15 million). In 2004, he won his first trophy, the FA Cup. In 2007, Ronaldo was the first player in England to win all four main PFA and FWA awards. In 2008, he won 3 of the 4 main PFA and FWA trophies and was named the FIFA World Player of the Year, FIFPro Player of the Year, World Soccer Player of the Year, and the Onze d'Or.In 2007 and 2008, Ronaldo was named FWA Footballer of the Year. He was the inaugural winner of the FIFA Puskás Award for Goal of the Year in 2009. He became the world's most expensive player when he moved from Manchester United to Real Madrid in 2009 in a transfer worth £80 million (€94 million/$132 million). His buyout clause is valued at €1 billion.In a 2014 UEFA poll, he was named the greatest goalscorer to play in the UEFA Champions League.Ronaldo holds the record for most goals scored in a single UEFA Champions League season, having scored 17 goals in the 2013–14 season. In May 2012, he become the first footballer to score against every team in a single season in La Liga. In December 2014, Ronaldo became the fastest player to score 200 goals in La Liga when, in his 178th La Liga game, he scored a hat-trick against Celta Vigo; his 23rd hat-trick was also a La Liga record.

Cristiano Ronaldo Achievements

Ballon d'Or-2008

European Golden Shoe-2011, 2008

FIFA World Player of the Year-2009

Pichichi Trophy-2014, 2011

UEFA Best Player in Europe Award-2014

FIFA Puskas Award-2009

PFA Players' Player of the Year-2007, 2006

Goal 50-2012, 2008

Premier League Golden Boot-2007

Premier League Player of the Month-2008, 2008, 2006

UEFA Team of the Year-2012, 2011, 2010

PFA Team of the Year-2008, 2007, 2006

PFA Young Player of the Year-2006

Bravo Award-2004

Trofeo Alfredo Di Stefano-2011

Best International Athlete ESPY Award-2014

FWA Footballer of the Year-2007, 2006

Onze d'Or-2008

Premier League Player of the Season-2007, 2006

BBC Overseas Sports Personality of the Year-2014

UEFA Club Footballer of the Year-2007

World Soccer Player of the Year-2008

Sir Matt Busby Player of the Year-2007, 2006, 2003

La Liga Player of the Month-2013

FIFA Ballon d'Or-2014

PFA Fans' Player of the Year-2007, 2006

UEFA Champions League Top Goalscorer-2014, 2013, 2008

FIFA FIFPro World XI-2012, 2011, 2010

LPF Most Valuable Player-2013

FifPro Special Young Player of the Year-2005, 2004

Milliyet Sports Award for World Athlete of the Year-2014

IFFHS World's Best Top Division Goal Scorer-2013

UEFA Champions League Forward of the Year-2007

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