|Cristiano Ronaldo Quick Look|
|Date of Birth||February 5, 1985|
|Birth Place||Madeira, Portugal|
Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro is a football player who represents his national side, Portugal, internationally. He is arguably considered the best footballer in the world.
- Cristiano Ronaldo is nicknamed CR7.
- He wears shirt number #7 in his matches for Juventus.
- Cristiano is the son of a cook (mother) and a municipal gardener and a part-time kit man (father). He has 1 older brother Hugo, and 2 older sisters, Elma and Liliana Cátia “Katia”.
- He was raised in poverty.
- As a child, he was diagnosed with a ‘racing heart’ condition, for which he went through surgery.
- From 1992 to 1995, he played for Andorinha.
- In July 2008, he started serving as the captain of the Portugal national team.
- He has received 5 Ballon d’Or awards.
- In the UEFA Champions League history, he has done most goals (134) and assists (42) which is a record.
- For his club and country together, he has scored a total of over 770 senior career goals which is again a record.
- Cristiano Ronaldo has made over 1,000 professional career appearances.
- At 18, in 2003, he had his senior international debut for Portugal.
- At Euro 2004, CR7 scored his first international goal.
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