Cristiano Ronaldo Biography And Football Career

Cristiano Ronaldo Biography, popular as CR7 was born on 5th of February 1985 in a his native town of Portugal Funchal, Madeira. He is considered as the best example of determination and hardwork. In this article we deemed it fit to elaborately discuss the Biography and Career of this football Superstar.


  • Full name: Cristiano Dos Santos Aveiro Ronaldo
  • Nickname: CR7
  • Country: Portugal
  • Current team: Real Madrid, FC.
  • Squad number: Seven (7).
  • Height: 1.85m (6ft 1in).
  • Playing position: Forward
  • Power foot: Right


Ronaldo started playing from his early stages for his country’s club, sporting Lisbon where he spent three years as a rising star. At eighteen years of age he was spotted by English scouts and a transfer was processed moving him to Manchester United of England where he spent six years in which he won laurels to his gallery and club’s including FIFA world’s best player in 2008.

However, in 2009 he moved for a then record fee of £80m (€94m) to his current club Real Madrid where he continued his excellence in pitch and off the field.  Ronaldo is also known mostly for his hardworking and commanding personality which have made him to adapt to all the countries he has played in.


Clubs he has played for:

  • Sporting Lisbon: 2002-2003(appearance: 25, goals: 3,).
  • Manchester United: 2003-2009(appearance: 292, goals: 118).
  • Real Madrid: 2009 –

Comparison with other players:

However, Cristiano Ronaldo despite falling behind rival Messi in FIFA ballon d’or award collections, he still has won the award three times to his name. He has bettered so many records set by legendary players like Raul Gonzales in the UEFA Champions League and to Messi. Also, in the Spanish league he bettered the record of the likes of Alfredo di Stefano. In addition, club record goals held by Raul in the history of Real Madrid.

Moreover, Ronaldo having surpassed the milestone of 500th career goal has been considered one of the greatest of all time players to graced the game. Though currently sitting as world’s number two game’s player behind Lionel Messi, he is line to swoop the award back to his cabinet again for the fourth time in his career.

Meanwhile, Ronaldo’s ability to adapt to all the environment he has been to, his hardworking ability, his strength of play and his eyes for goals combined with his individual success from clubs and country have made majority of fans place him above his rival Lionel Messi as the game’s most exciting player. Though he may not have enjoyed trophy success like Messi but his blistering records speaks for itself.

Ronaldo is the all time goal scorer for his club (Real Madrid) and country. Also, he is the all time leading goals scorer in the UEFA Champions League history!

Meanwhile, Ronaldo is currently the second in the all time goals scoring chat behind only Lionel Messi in the la liga history.

His Current Stats Of The Season: 

  • La liga: (appearances: 36, goals: 35) 
  • UEFA Champions League: (appearances: 11, goals: 16)
  • Euro 2016: (appearances: 5, goals: 2)™ (still in progress)*.

Awards of the season:

(team and individual) 

• UEFA Champions League trophy.

• Champions League golden boot.

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