Cristiano Ronaldo born Cristiano Ronaldo Dos Aveiros Santos was born in Madeira, Portugal. He grew up in the streets of Lisbon. He was born to a Brazilian father and a Portuguese mother. He is thirty six years now. Cristiano Ronaldo moved to Lisbon as a young child just to hustle so he could take care of his mother. Her mother on the hand worked to cater for herself and Cristiano. He initially played for an academy in Madeira before joining the Lisbon Academy in Lisbon. From the academy, he joined Sporting Club Portugal. There, he made twenty five appearances and recorded three goals to his name. Six years later, he signed for Manchester United under Sir Alex Ferguson and helped them win the FA Cup in his first year. He also won The Champions League, English Premier League titles for the club.
From Manchester United, he signed for Real Madrid and played nine years there. He scored 311 goals out of 296 appearances. He won 15 titles with the club and the club's all time top scorer. He left the club after leading them into their thirteenth Champions League title. He joined Juventus from Real Madrid at €100m. There, he has worn the Serie A title for 2 consecutive times and is the most valued player in the Juventus team now. He made his international debut for Portugal at age eighteen. He captains the Portuguese national team and has earned himself another national team call up. He is Portugal's all time top scorer.
Cristiano Ronaldo has five times been named The Ballon D'or winner. He is also the all time leading goalscorer in official matches. He broke Pelé's record after bagging his fifty seventh career hatrick. He has a goal tally of 770 across all competitions of his career. He was the first footballer to become a billionaire. Despite working with many coaches, footballers and clubs, Cristiano Ronaldo in a post match interview praised her mother as the reason for his success in life. He said,"My mother has raised me by sacrificing her life for me. She slept hungry at night so that I can eat. We did not have money and she worked seven days a week so that I could be a footballer. My whole success is dedicated to her".
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