Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro was born on February 5 1985. He is famously known as Cristiano Ronaldo. He was born in Santo Antonio. Ronaldo was the youngest child of Maria Dolores dos Santos Aveiro, a cook. Jose Dinis Aveiro was a municipal gardener.
He is a Portuguese professional footballer. He plays for Spanish club Real Madrid. He also plays for the Portugal National Team. Ronaldo serves as captain for Portugal National Team. He received FIFA WORLD Player of the Year and Ballon d’Or nominations. “Ronaldo” name was chosen after then-U.S. president Ronaldo Reagan. Ronaldo Reagan was the favorite actor of his father. Ronaldo has one older brother named Hugo and two older sisters, Elma and LIliana Catia. Ronaldo great- grandmother Isabel da Piedade was from Cape Verde.
Early life of Cristiano Ronaldo
His family is staunchly Catholic. He also claimed that he lived in poverty. He was a popular student in his school. He was expelled from school after he threw a chair at his teacher. He later said of the incident that the teacher had disrespected him. Ronaldo agreed with his mother to focus entirely on football.
In 2008, Ronaldo won his first Ballon d’Or and FIFA World Player of the Year awards. He also won the FIFA Ballon d’Or in the year 2013 and 2014 as well. Ronaldo also won UEFA Best Player in Europe Award in 2013-14. He is rightly called the greatest player of all times. He is the first Portuguese footballer in the history to win three FIFA/Ballons d’Or. He is also the first player to win four European Golden Shoe awards. He was named as the best Portuguese player of all time by the Portuguese Football Federation. While playing with Manchester United and Real Madrid, Ronaldo won two FIFA Club World Cups, three Premier Leagues, One FA Cup, and several other cups.