Age: 37 Years
Marital Status: Unmarried
Height: 6' 1"
|Full Name||Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro|
|Nickname(s)||Ronnie, CR, CR7, Cris, C. Ronaldo, The Sultan Of The Stepover, Ron, Rocket Ronaldo|
|Profession||Portuguese Professional Footballer|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height||in centimeters- 185 cm
in meters- 1.85 m
in Feet Inches- 6’ 1”
|Eye Colour||Hazel Brown|
|Professional Debut||20 August, 2003, against Kazakhstan|
|Coach/Mentor||Laszlo Boloni, Leonel Pontes, Alex Ferguson, René Meulensteen|
|Records (main ones)||• In 2003-2004, awarded with Sir Matt Busby Player of the Year.
• In 2007-2008, awarded with FIFA Ballon d'Or.
• In 2008, became World Soccer Player of the Year.
• In 2010-2011, awarded with European Golden Shoe.
• In 2012-2013, Cristiano Ronaldo became Liga de Futbol Professional Most Valuable Player.
• In 2013-1014, he was awarded with La Liga Best Individual Goal, La Liga Best Forward, UEFA Best Player, Golden Shoe and La Liga Top Scorer.
• On 31 August 2021, he broke the men's scoring record after he scored two goals for Portugal against Ireland.
|Career Turning Point||In 2004-2005 season of the FA Cup Final, he scored 4 goals against the Arsenal while playing for the Manchester United.|
|Clubs||• Andorinha (1992–1995)
• Nacional (1995–1997)
• Sporting C.P. Youth Academy (1997–2002)
• Sporting CP B (2002–2003)
• Sporting CP (2002–2003)
• Manchester United (2003-2009) (2021-2022)
• Real Madrid (2009-2018)
• Juventus (2018–2021)
• Al Nassr (2023-2025)
|Date of Birth||5 February 1985|
|Age (as of 2022)||37 Years|
|Birthplace||Funchal, Madeira, Portugal|
|Hometown||Funchal, Madeira, Portugal|
|School||Did Not Attend|
|College||Did Not Attend|
|Family||Father- José Dinis Aveiro
Mother- Maria Dolores dos Santos Aveiro
Brothers- Hugo Aveiro
Sister- Katia Aveiro, Elma Aveiro
|Controversies||• Ronaldo was banned from a match for a "one-fingered gesture" during his third season in England.
• In October, 2005, he was accused of raping a woman in a hotel in Central London and was arrested for the same.
• Although he claims that he doesn't consume alcohol, he was accused of heavy drinking in a nightclub in 2008.
• In 2010, when he didn't declare the identity of his son's mother, it became a controversial issue.
• He was criticized for partying at his 30th birthday following the team's loss.
|Footballer||Mario Jardel, Ronaldo Luis Nazario de Lima|
|Food||Bacalhau a Braz, Portuguese Cuisines|
|Film||The Sixth Sense|
|Girls, Family & More|
|Affairs/Girlfriends||Jordana Jardel, Brazilian Model (2003)
Marche Romero, Model (2005-2006)
Mia Judaken , Model (2006)
Gemma Atkinson, Actress (2007)
Nereida Gallardo, Model (2008)
Olivia Saunders, Actress (2009)
Raffaella Fico, Showgirl (2009)
Paris Hilton, Actress (2009)
Kim Kardashian West, TV Personality (2010)
Irina Shayk, Model (2010-2015)
Rita Pereira, Actress (2012)
Andressa Urach, Model (2013)
Daniella Chavez, Model (2014)
Lucia Villalon, TV Reporter (2015)
Alessia Tedeschi, Model (2015)
Alesia Riabenkova, Model (2015)
Maja Darving , Model (2015)
Paula Suarez, Model (2016)
• Eva (born on 8 June 2017 in the United States via surrogacy)
• Alana Martina (born on 12 November 2017 from Spanish model Georgina Rodríguez)
• Cristiano Ronaldo Jr. (Born 17 June 2010)
• Mateo (born on 8 June 2017 in the United States via surrogacy)
Note: On 18 April 2022, he announced the death of his newborn twin son. He wrote on social media, "It is with our deepest sadness we have to announce that our baby boy has passed away. It is the greatest pain that any parents can feel. Only the birth of our baby girl gives us the strength to live this moment with some hope and happiness.” The Hindu
|Cars Collection||Bentley Continental GTC, BMW M6, Porsche Cayenne, Mercedes-Benz C-Class Sports Coupé, Audi Q7, Ferrari 599 GTB Fiorano, Porsche 911 Carrera 2S Cabriolet, Ferrari F430, Audi R8, Bentley GT Speed, Maserati GranCabrio, Audi RS6, Lamborghini Aventador LP 700-4, Ferrari 599 GTO, Mercedes-Benz C220 CDI, Porsche Cayenne Turb, Bugatti Veyron, Phantom Rolls-Royce, Aston Martin DB9, Bugatti La Voiture Noire, Rolls Royce Dawn convertible (gifted by his partner Georgina Rodriguez as a Christmas gift in 2022)|
|Assets/Properties||In September 2021, he moved into a multi-million-pound mansion in the United Kingdom. The seven-bedroom mansion has a world-class top-of-the-range gym, swimming pool, and a separate cinema room.|
|Salary||$21.5 million/annual (approximately)|
|Net Worth||$450 million|
Some Lesser Known Facts About Cristiano Ronaldo
- Does Cristiano Ronaldo smoke?: No
- Does Cristiano Ronaldo drink alcohol?: No
- He was named after the US President Ronald Reagan who was the favorite actor of his father.
- In an interview, Ronaldo said that he grew up in poverty and shared a single room with his siblings.
- When he was 14 years old, he had the feeling to become a semi-professional footballer and his mother encouraged him to pursue his career in football.
- He was expelled from the school after throwing a chair at his teacher.
- In his childhood, Ronaldo was diagnosed with Racing Heart (a condition in which heart rate exceeds the normal resting rate).
- He became Manchester United’s first-ever Portuguese player when he signed during the 2003-2004 season.
- When he signed the Manchester United, he became the most expensive player (his transfer fee 12.24 million euros) in the English Soccer history.
- In Manchester United, he requested jersey number 28 but received jersey number 7 (previously been worn by legends like David Beckham, Eric Cantona, George Best).
- For Alex Ferguson (Ronaldo’s manager in England), Ronaldo said, “He’s been my father in sport”.
- For Manchester United, Ronaldo scored his first goal with a free-kick.
- On 12 January 2008, Ronaldo scored his first hat-trick for Manchester United against Newcastle United.
- on 7 July 2008, he underwent ankle surgery and remained out of action for 10 weeks.
- When he scored a 40-yard strike goal against Porto, he called it the “best goal he had ever scored”.
- On 10 May 2009, he scored his final goal for Manchester United with a free-kick.
- In 2009, Ronaldo joined Real Madrid which was a world record transfer fee (80 million euros).
- He is often ranked as the best player in the world.
- Cristiano Ronaldo is the only player to win four European Golden Shoe awards.
- His first international goal was in Euro 2004.
- On 3 July 2010, Ronaldo announced that he has become a father but has never revealed the identity of his son’s mother.
- He has no tattoos on his body and the reason cited by him is that he donates blood regularly and by tattooing, it would hamper his blood donation campaign.
- His autobiography “Moments” was published in December 2007.
- In August 2020, he became the owner of the world’s most expensive car, Bugatti La Voiture Noire. The Bugatti La Voiture Noire or the Centodieci is worth around 8.5 million euros (approximately Rs. 75 crores), and there are only 10 such cars worldwide.
- On 14 June 2021, the popular soft drink company Coca-Cola’s share price dropped by 1.6% after Cristiano Ronaldo removed two Coca-Cola bottles during a press conference at the European Championship; the event coincided with a $4bn fall in the share price of Coca-Cola.
- On 30 December 2022, he signed a contract with the Saudi club Al Nassr. Reportedly, he signed the club for an annual salary of £177m (Rs 17.5 billion), making him the highest-paid footballer in the history of the game. BBC