Cristiano Ronaldo Dos Santos Aveiro
|Date of Birth
February 5, 1985
Portugal, Juventus, Sporting CP, Sporting CP B, Manchester United, Real Madrid, Juventus, Portugal age-group teams, Andorinha, Nacional
Cristiano Ronaldo is a Portuguese professional footballer, who currently represents the Italian club Juventus as a forward. He plays for the Portugal national team as a captain and considered one of the greatest footballers of all time. He started playing football from a very early age and has represented team Andorinha at his beginning days.
At the age of 12, Ronaldo went for a trial match for Nacional and began taking professional football training since then, after this glorious selection in the team. He started his club career at the age of 16 with Sporting CPB team and played in different age-groups like U-17, U-19, etc. for a few consecutive years.
He began his international career with the European Youth Summer Olympic Festival in 2001 but appear in first senior international match in 2003.. He didn’t take long to prove himself the most talented and greatest footballer of all time with his records. Ronaldo plays as a versatile attacker and mostly takes control from the centre of the pitch.
He contains an unbelievable speed both with and without the ball, that’s why regarded as the fastest footballer of all time around the world. He is mostly praised for his agility and cunning technical skills, apart from his acceleration. His football love let him underwent a massive physical transformation to become more stringy and flexible in the game. He is one of the most popular athletes of all time and affiliates with countless sponsorship including some top-rated brands around the world.
Debut (International): For Portugal in European Youth Summer Olympic Festival, 20th August 2003
Debut Club Level: For Sporting CP B in Primeira Liga, 7th October 2002
Club Level Career:
He has scored 601 goals in 806 matches in 17 years of Club Career (last updated on June 17, 2019). This included “46” hat-tricks
He has scored 88 goals in 157 matches in 18 years of international Career (last updated on June 17, 2019). This included “7” hat-tricks
|Achievements/Records Associated With
Holds the record for most official goals scored in UEFA Champions League