Who is Cristiano Ronaldo?

Cristiano Ronaldo is known as a Portuguese soccer player. He is most famous for playing on Real Madrid and the Portuguese national team.

Background and Age

Cristiano Ronaldo was born on February 5, 1985, in Funchal, Portugal. His father, José Dinis Aveiro, was the hardware administrator for the neighborhood club Andorinha. The name Ronaldo was added to Cristiano's name to pay tribute to his father's favorite film actor, Ronald Reagan, who was U.S. president at the hour of Cristiano's introduction to the world. Ronaldo originally played for Clube Desportivo Nacional of Madeira and afterward moved to Sporting Clube de Portugal.

Career and Net Worth

Cristiano Ronaldo signed with English stalwart Manchester United in 2003. He was a sensation and before long came to be viewed as probably the best forward in the game. His best season with United came in 2007–08, when he scored 42 League and Cup goals and earned the Golden Shoe award as Europe's driving scorer, with 31 League goals. In the wake of helping United to a Champions League title in May 2008, Ronaldo caught Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) World Player of the Year respects for his 2007–08 season.

In June 2020, Cristiano Ronaldo became the first football player to ever become a billionaire. Ronaldo has become the third sports competitor to arrive at the milestone, coming in behind golf player Tiger Woods who turned into a billionaire in 2009, and fighter Floyd Mayweather who arrived at a billion in 2017.

Ronaldo made $650 million on the field during his 17 years in the game, with the rest of the sum rolling in from endorsement deals, his style and way of life brand, inn network, and furthermore an exhibition hall in his old neighborhood of Funchal, Madeira.

Marriage, Wife, and Kids

Cristiano Ronaldo's current girlfriend, Georgina Rodriguez brought forth his fourth youngster. Ronaldo has been with Rodriguez since November 2016. Ronaldo's first remarkable sweetheart as a professional player was Jordana Jardel, the sibling of then Sporting Lisbon colleague Mario Jardel. Jordana, a Brazilian model, was associated with Ronaldo in 2003.

Merche Romero, a Portuguese model, and TV presenter, dated Ronaldo from January 2005 to September 2006, while he played in England with Manchester United. The first British lady Ronaldo has been romantically connected with is Gemma Atkinson, an underwear model. The pair was together just quickly, for four months toward the start of 2007. Toward the start of 2008, Ronaldo chose to change it up and date a Spanish model by the name of Nereida Gallardo. The relationship didn't make it past summer.

Ronaldo found an enduring relationship with Irina Shayk in 2010. Ronaldo dated the popular Russian model, who appeared on the front of Sports Illustrated's Swimsuit Issue. The couple was together for almost five years, eventually separating in January of 2015. Ronaldo's bounce back young lady after his separation with Shayk in mid-2015 was Villalon, a Spanish TV correspondent.

Last Modified: Oct 12, 2021

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