Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro was born on 5th February 1985. He is a Portuguese professional football player. He is commonly known as Cristiano Ronaldo who is the Portuguese national football team captain. At the age of 16, he started his career as a youth player for Andorinha. After two years he moved to the C.D. Nacional.
In the year of 1997, he moved to the Portuguese giants Sporting Clube de in Portugal. He was the first person who won all four main PFA and FWA awards in 2007. He got the Ballon d’Or award in 2008. In both 2008 and 2011, he was awarded the European Golden Shoe. The year 2008 was the golden year to him because he won the three out of four main PFA and FWA trophies and named as the FIFA World Player of the Year, Onze d’Or, FIFPro Player of the Year, and the World Soccer Player of the Year.
Ronaldo was called as the FWA Footballer of the Year in 2007 and 2008. In 2009 he was the inaugural winner of the FIFA Puskás Award. Totally five major tournaments like UEFA Euro 2004, the 2006 FIFA World Cup, UEFA Euro 2008, the 2010 FIFA World Cup and UEFA Euro 2012, he has participated and gave his best performance.
He became the captain of the team in July 2008. Under his captainship, the Portugal football team entered the semi-final and won the match with the best score of three goals at the Euro 2012. Ronald got his 100th cap against the Northern Ireland which makes him a third highest Portugal capped player. He has the incredible heading ability and physical ability to achieve the goal. He also motivated his team and supports the team to win the games.
Top 5 Special things about the Cristiano Ronaldo
He made a history that he is the only player who scores in all seven consecutive international championships. In the Euro 2016 match, the Ronald was the most crucial part of the Portugal squad. He has scored in all the 2004, 2008, 2012 and 2016 Euros. He is the only player who scored in all UEFA Euro tournaments he has played in. He also scored in the 2006, 2010 and 2014 World Cup. This shows that Ronaldo is the excellent player who scored all the seven consecutive international championships.
Cristiano Ronaldo is widely known for scoring a goal. He has written the numerous scoring records. He is the top-scorer in the Champions League for the five consecutive seasons. Still, now he is the only player who creates the history of scoring 10+ goals in the five consecutive Champions League seasons.
Scoring 50+ Goals
The gigantic record of the Cristiano Ronaldo is scoring 50+ goals in the six consecutive seasons. His scoring history is:
- 53 goals in 54 games between 2010 and 2011
- 60 goals in 55 games between 2011 and 2012
- 55 goals in 55 games between 2012 and 2013
- 51 goals in 47 games between 2013 and 2014
- 61 goals in 54 games between 2014 and 2015
- 51 goals in 48 games between 2015 and 2016
Golden Boot award
He won the Golden Boot award in the year 2012. He has sold that golden boot award to donate the fund for school in Gaza. The value of this award is 1.5 million Euros in total. Many of the players only had the dream to touch the famous awards but he is the only person who donates such a valuable award to the betterment of the people.
Most followed Player
He is the best and famous player in the Social Media. He has the numerous followers on Facebook and Instagram. He also made the Guinness Record for this excellent feat. Currently, he has 59.9 million followers on Twitter, 111 million followers on Instagram and 122 million followers on Facebook.
Cristiano Ronaldo made many things in the football which is the dream of many of the footballers. He is the excellent player who helps to make the numerous records of the Portuguese team. From the past ten years, the Portuguese team played well in all the matches because of the one and only person, a football legend, Cristiano Ronaldo’s performance. From the last two years of records, he is the only competitor for himself. In the record of the football scorers, he is the most goal scorer in all the matches. He also achieved many records even in a short period.
Moreover, he continuously maintains his strategy and achievements in the entire match he has played. He is the all-time top scorer. He is the highest paid athlete and got a salary around tens of millions. He made hundreds of records in the football history. If you start to mention his achievements, not a single book is enough. He made numerous records. He is the one and the only legend who write a huge record continuously in all of his games.