His name is taken from the 40th President of United States – Ronald Reagan. His full name is Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro.
Cristiano never consume Alcohol because his father died due to overdose of alcohol at the age of 52.
Ronaldo played for countries like Portugal, England & Spain. He scored for every league except the two leagues i.e. Community Shield & Europa League.
He was expelled from his school at the age of 14 for throwing Chair at his teacher. Ronaldo’s mother – Maria Dolores dos Santos Aveiro then encouraged him to focus on football, which turned him into an international football sensation.
Ronaldo was nicknamed “cry-baby” & “little bee” as a child.
He is all time highest scorer for Portugal. By playing 147 games he scored 79 goals.
There is a museum Museum CR7 in his town which contains his trophies, rare photographs and medals related to the player.
Manchester United paid £12 Million to sign him in 2003 which is a record fee for a player of his age.
Gorka Iraizoz is the goalkeeper who Ronaldo has managed to beat many times. The Basque goalkeeper has played 14 times against Ronaldo and has conceded 15 goals.
In July 2012, computer security company McAfee revealed a report ranking footballers of an internet search for their name leading to an unsafe website. Ronaldo’s name was on top.
Sir Alex Ferguson had given ‘No 7’ jersey to Ronaldo. Footballer with No 7s – Bryan Robson, Eric Cantona, David Beckham & now Cristiano Ronaldo.
His highest number of 61 goals in season 2014/15 & scored 60 goals in 2011/12
His free kick speed is around 13.2 km/hr, which can be compared roughly with the speed of a space shuttle while launching.
In December 2011, Cristiano launched an iPhone game – ‘Heads Up with Cristiano‘. The game is created by ‘RockLive‘.
Ronaldo scored 107 goals from his head and 53 goals from free kicks.
Ronaldo neither smoke nor he have any tattoos on his body because he regularly donates blood.
His net worth is $460 Million.
When Ronaldo jumps in air, he generates about 5G of G-force – this is five times the full power of a Cheetah in complete flight. This allows him to reach heights of 44cm in the air from a standing start and 78cm with a run-up – 7cm more than the average NBA player.
If any club wants to buy Cristiano Ronaldo from Real Madrid, they would have to pay $1 Billion to Real Madrid.
Cristiano Ronaldo is the highest paid sport influencer in the world. He made $47.8 Million from Instagram per year. He has currently 201 Million followers on Instagram.