Cristiano Ronaldo joins Juventus: Career, Net worth, Personal life, Early life, Facts/News
Who is Cristiano Ronaldo?
Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro is a Portuguese professional footballer. Often considered as one of the best footballers of the planet, Cristiano plays for Italian football club Juventus and the Portuguese National Football Team as a forward.
How was the Early Life of Cristiano Ronaldo?
Ronaldo was born on February 5, 1985, as the junior son of Maria Dolores dos Santos Aveiro and Jose Dinis Aveiro having one older brother and two older sisters. Ronaldo was born in San Pedro, Funchal and grew up in Funchal Parish of Santo Antonio in a Catholic and impoverished home, sharing a room with his brother and sisters. His mother was a cook and his father was a municipal gardener and a part-time kit man.
How did Cristiano Ronaldo start his Career?
Ronaldo first played for an amateur team Andorinha where his father used to work as a kit man. After Andorinha he spent two years with Nacional. He gave up his education to completely focus on football and develop his career as a professional footballer. At the age of 16, Ronaldo was promoted to the Sporting youth team as the manager was impressed by his skills and talent. Ronaldo’s performance was great at Sporting and being impressed Manchester United Manager Alex Ferguson signed Ronaldo to Manchester United. He played 292 matches for Manchester United scoring 118 goals. He won 3 Premier League,1 FA cup, 2 Football league cup, 1 FA community shield, 1 UEFA Champions League and 1 FIFA Club world cup while he played for Manchester United. He also won 1 Premier league golden boot, 1 PFA young player of the year, 2 PFA player of the year, 2 Barclays player of the year and a Ballon d’Or. Ronaldo moved to Real Madrid in 2009 at a world record transfer fee at the time of £80 million. Since joining Real Madrid Ronaldo played 394 matches scoring 406 goals which made him the record goalscorer of Real Madrid. He won 2 La Liga, 2 Copa del Rey, 2 Supercopa de Espana, 4 UEFA Champions League, 2 UEFA super cup, 3 FIFA club world cup. Ronaldo won 4 Ballon d’Or, La Liga best player, 3 Golden shoes.
Ronaldo became the first player ever to score 100 Champion League goals. Ronaldo is also the highest goals scorer for his country having played 154 matches scoring 85 goals making him the player with most goals as an active player. Ronaldo’s major achievement for his National team is UEFA Euro 2016 champion. He scored 3 goals in the tournament. Ronaldo has recently joined Italian football club Juventus at a transfer fee of $117 million. However, the Portuguese star hasn’t won the FIFA World Cup for his country.
What is the Net worth of Cristiano Ronaldo?
As of 2018, Cristiano Ronaldo’s net worth is estimated to be roughly $400 million, making him one of the richest athlete of the world. Ronaldo’s monthly salary is around 30 million euro. The Portuguese star also has contracted with Nike, Herbal life, Electronic Arts. Ronaldo also owns his own hotels, gym. Ronaldo’s house and car collection is also huge and is often highlighted in social media. Ronaldo is the owner of a £4.8 million Spanish villa near Madrid, Spain and an $18.5 million penthouse in New York, USA. Ronaldo’s car collection is impressive with exclusive and sports car. Ronaldo has cars like Ferrari, Lamborghini, British Rolls Royce and Aston Martin. Ronaldo also owns a private jet which costs 17 million US dollars.
Who is in the Personal Life of Cristiano Ronaldo?
Ronaldo is currently dating Spanish supermodel Georgina Rodriguez. Previously he had dated Irina Shayk for 4 years. Ronaldo became a father to a son in June 2010. In June 2017 he became Father to twins – a son and a daughter. Five months later his girlfriend Georgina gave birth to a daughter and has 4 kids in total. Ronaldo has made contributions in many charities such as an earthquake, tsunami, and other disasters. He has also donated to other charities in Africa. In July 2017, Ronaldo was charged with tax fraud evading almost €15 million in tax between 2011 and 2014. However, he denied the claim.
Some Facts and Updates about Cristiano Ronaldo
Ronaldo has recently joined Italian football club Juventus at a transfer fee of $117 million. His second name “Ronaldo” was given after Ronald Reagen because his father liked him a lot. While Ronaldo was in school, he threw a chair towards his teacher. Later on, when he was asked why he did so, he said that the teacher disrespected him. Ronaldo had a friend named Albert who played U-18 tournament with him. Only the top scorer would be selected and both of them had the same number of goals till last game in which Albert took the lead with his first goal. Ronaldo followed up. Albert again got into a one-on-one situation with the goalkeeper but Instead of scoring, he passed the ball to Ronaldo and Ronaldo scored the goal and got selected because Albert thought that Ronaldo was better than him. Cristiano Ronaldo was the first ever Portuguese player to join Manchester United. He won the Ballon d’Or at the end of 2009, becoming the first United player since George Best to achieve the prestigious award. He also became the first Premier League player ever to be named the FIFA World Player of the Year.
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