Facts About Cristiano Ronaldo
Cristiano Ronaldo is one of football’s most beloved personalities and is supported by millions of fans around the world. The 25-year-old Portugal captain and Real Madrid superstar is open to the media on and off the pitch.
The paparazzi are always close to Cristiano Ronaldo for the latest story about him. Those who follow the former Manchester United ace may feel very close to CR7. But do you really know everything about him? Here’s your chance to test your Cristiano Ronaldo knowledge.
Take a look at ten things you should know about Cristiano Ronaldo that you might not already know! Cristiano Ronaldo was born on February 5, 1985 and everyone knows it.
“I Always Love You” from The Body Guard. Coincidentally, Cristiano Ronaldo also shares his birthday with Côte d’Ivoire’s Sven Goran Eriksson, who he will face in Portugal’s first game at the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa.
You have to go back to 2004 to remember that. Yes, Cristiano Ronaldo won his first trophy with Manchester United in his first year at the club. Back then, he inspired the Red Devils to lift the 2003/04 FA Cup title after beating Aston Villa, Manchester City and Arsenal en route to.
Cristiano Ronaldo even scored the opening goal after 44 minutes as Manchester United beat Millwall 3-0 in the final of the competition. Is involvement in the Red Devils’ FA Cup triumph was a good way of confirming how good Sir Alex Ferguson’s decision to sign him from Sporting Lisbon was.
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And what about it now? Did you know that Cristiano Ronaldo wore his middle name on Real Madrid’s shirt? He was actually born Cristiano Dos Santos Aveiro, but his father, who was a big fan of then-US President and former actor Ronald Reagan, decided to give Cristiano the name “Ronaldo” as his middle name.
‘Ronald’ in English from is ‘Ronaldo’ in Portuguese. The Real Madrid and ex-Manchester United star is now commonly known as Cristiano Ronaldo or simply Ronaldo.
Ironically, Ronald Reagan and Cristiano Ronaldo look a bit alike! Just look into the eyes and smile at both men to make your own judgement. Not to mention Cristiano Ronaldo’s love of acting, Hollywood and glamour…