You cannot be a true football fan without knowing about Cristiano Ronaldo. The 36-year-old Portuguese professional footballer plays as a forward for Serie A club Juventus and captains the Portugal national team.
Facts about Cristiano Ronaldo
Full Name: Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro
Date of Birth: February 5, 1985
Place of Birth: Funchal, Madeira, Portugal
Height: 6 feet 1 inch (1.85 meters)
Started Playing Career: At age 17 with Sporting Clube de Portugal (known as Sporting Lisbon) in 2002
Started Professional Career: At age 18 by signing with Manchester United in 2003
Joined Real Madrid: In 2009 with a transference fee of £80m
Left Real Madrid: In 2018 to join Juventus
Awards and Trophies Won by Ronaldo
|Football League Cup||2005–06|
|Premier League||2006–07, 2007–08, 2008–09|
|UEFA Champions League||2007–08|
|FIFA Club World Cup||2008|
|Football League Cup||2008–09|
|Copa del Rey||2010–11, 2013–14|
|La Liga||2011–12, 2016–17|
|UEFA Champions League||2013–14, 2015–16, 2016–17, 2017–18|
|UEFA Super Cup||2014, 2017|
|FIFA Club World Cup||2014, 2016, 2017|
|Supercoppa Italiana||2018, 2020|
|Serie A||2018–19, 2019–20|
|FIFA World Cup (fourth place)||2006|
|UEFA European Championship (bronze medal)||2012|
|UEFA European Championship||2016|
|FIFA Confederations Cup (third place)||2017|
|UEFA Nations League||2018–19|
|Ballon d’Or||2008, 2016, 2017|
|World Player of the Year||2008|
|FIFA Ballon d’Or||2013, 2014|
|The Best FIFA Men’s Player||2016, 2017|
|Best Forward of the Year||2016|
|Player of the Century (2001–20)||2020|
Ronaldo vs. Messi Rivalry
Any true football fan would know about the age-old rivalry between team Ronaldo and team Messi. Lionel Messi plays for Barcelona. Both players have been in the news for hundreds of reasons. While the long list of Ronaldo’s awards may mesmerize the fans, Messi is no less. He has also bagged almost every football-related award under the sun.
On the one hand, Messi has better stats than Ronaldo, but on the other hand, Ronaldo has a more international career. Messi may be a better team player, but we cannot deny the fact that he has a better supporting team than CR7.
So, all in all, we can say that both footballers have their strengths and weaknesses. Moreover, when the world’s die-hard football fans have been unable to declare one of them as the best, who are we to try?
Cristiano Ronaldo CR7 Photos
Below we have shared some photos and wallpapers of Ronaldo. Take a look!
Christiano Ronaldo has a huge fan following, and fans love seeing his photos and wallpapers. So, we hope our collection of wallpapers is useful.