Early Life of Cristiano Ronaldo:
The legendary Cristiano Ronaldo was born on 5th February 1985, on the island of Madeira. His mother named Maria Dolores dos Santos Viveiros was a cook by profession and his father Jose Dinis Aveiro was a gardener and equipment engineer. Ronaldo, the most famous footballer in the world was yet an unwanted child by his mother. She wanted to abort him due to poverty and the habit of alcohol by his father. Ronaldo and his mother knew his talent and passion for playing football, hence they mutually decided for Ronaldo to cease his studies. He was in his 6th grade when expelled from school. Ronaldo had gone through heart surgery during his childhood.
Cristiano Ronaldo Football Career:
At the start, Ronaldo played for the under-16, 17, and 18 teams and made his debut in Primeira Liga. Ronaldo starts becoming famous for his dribbling and other excellent skills in Football. He was moved to the United and then he was urged by the United to sign in Ferguson. He was considered an exciting young player. In 2013, he was selected as the 100,000th member of the United.
From 2003 to 2007, he played for Manchester United, in which he became the first Portuguese player. He became the most expensive player at that time. He appeared accidentally in the FIFA World Cup of 2006. Ronaldo made United win the first league title. He was honored with Fans’ Player, Young Player, and Professional Footballers’ Association’s Player’s Player of the Year awards, as well as the Football Writers’ Association’s award. Day by day his wages got increased. He scored his first hat trick in 2008.
Continuing still to his career growth the 38 years old Cristiano has won over 838 senior career goals, and over 1100 professional career appearances. Till 2021 he made a record of winning over 300 trophies in his football career of two decades.
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Cristiano Ronaldo Retirement:
There have been retirement rumors all around after the various interviews with Ronaldo. Ronaldo never confirmed the year of his retirement, but he is supposed to retire at the age of 40. He wanted to play with Portugal, but the exit of Portugal’s team made him sad. The Madrid star, 6 feet tall and strong Ronaldo told the media that 40 will be a good age to retire but he did not confirm it yet as he is 38 at this time.
Net Worth of Ronaldo:
The billionaire Ronaldo, FIFA Balloon D’Or winner has a net worth of 500 million dollars. He is considered and recognized among the paid and earned footballers. His net worth status of 2023 announced him as an official billionaire in the football community.
The most popular football player and winner, the highest goal scorer, Ronaldo is famous on social media as well. He has millions of followers on Instagram, where fans love to see his posts and confessions, and argues over issues. Ronaldo has 597 million followers on Instagram. His Instagram is liked for his love, passion, and dedication to football.