"With my two goals I became top scorer in the Champions League.". [73], A film about his life and career, titled Ronaldo, was released on 9 November 2015. Although he missed his penalty, Manchester United were the winners and Ronaldo won his first UEFA Champions League. [74][75], He also has an airport named after him, Cristiano Ronaldo International Airport. He then moved from the Madeira Islands to Lisbon, to join the Sporting youth academy. CRISTIANO RONALDO has had the same four words printed on his boots throughout his entire career, in a touching tribute to his childhood. for "violent behavior". That goal was the only goal of the game.[24]. Ronaldo is able to play on both wings and also as a striker since he is very strong with both feet, even though he is naturally right footed. MARCA IN ENGLISH IS BROUGHT TO YOU by INTERNATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY, © MARCA.com Avenida de San Luis 25 - 28033 MADRID Un web de Unidad Editorial. He got a standing ovation, or round of applause, from the Juventus fans after scoring the goal. Ronaldo joined Real Madrid on 1 July 2009 for a fee of €94 million, which was a world record transfer fee at the time. Ronaldo began his professional career at Sporting CP. Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro (born 5 February 1985 in Funchal, Madeira), better known as Cristiano Ronaldo, or by his nickname 'CR7', is a Portuguese footballer.He plays for Serie A club Juventus and the Portuguese national team.He is widely considered to be one of the greatest footballers of all time, and, by some, as the greatest ever. On 12 August 2003, Ronaldo joined Manchester United from Sporting CP for a fee of £12.24 million. Ronaldo had to wait until Raul left the club in the summer of 2010 to wear number 7. He plays for Serie A club Juventus and the Portuguese national team. Z inedine Zidane struggled to find the words to describe Cristiano Ronaldo, as it has become impossible to praise him in ways that haven't been done to … On a personal level, it's easy to talk about a number and hopefully I can double that figure, which would be quite a feat, but obviously I feel proud to have worn this shirt so many times," the defender stated after the 3-0 victory at the Bernabéu. The Real Madrid superstar, 32, … ¡Disfruta de la Edición Digital de MARCA en Orbyt por solo 1€ el primer mes. [48] [49] Examples of this are when he threw a reporters microphone into a lake before a UEFA Euro 2016 match[50], and negative comments made at the Iceland national team after playing against them. © Junio He was born in the United States through an American surrogate he met in a restaurant, and Ronaldo announced that he had full custody. [68] On 8 June 2017, Ronaldo confirmed on Facebook that he had become the father to twins, Mateo and Eva. This number had been worn by George Best, Eric Cantona and David Beckham before him. It was the No.7 again who proved decisive for Los Blancos, as he did against Bayern Munich in the quarter-finals and against Atletico Madrid the following round. Please fill in the form if you detect an error on this page. ", Delighted with Carlo Ancelotti: "It's great to have a stable manager and the longer he's here the better. 'Legend and myth' only words to describe Ronaldo - Futre. He also focused more on scoring goals. Omnisport Video. [77] He passed Selena Gomez as the most followed person in October 2018, with 144 million followers. U.S. presidential election on knife's edge, Real Madrid ratings vs Inter: Lucas Vazquez is here to stay as a right-back, Vinicius and Rodrygo: The perfect combination, A question of trust: From Valverde's high to Isco's low, Zidane's Real Madrid rise again after hitting rock bottom against Shakhtar Donetsk, Benzema hits scoring form at the right time. Todos los derechos reservados. He played at the 2006 FIFA World Cup, and scored a goal against Iran. He also played at the 2004 Summer Olympics. [71], Ronaldo is a Roman Catholic. [44] When he arrived to Juventus, he stayed with this playing style of being a goalscorer and target man, although he dribbled with the ball more because he sometimes liked to play his traditional winger position and go one-on-one with defenders. He is the most complete player at the moment! Three days later, on 19 September, he was controversially sent off against Valencia C.F. He does not have tattoos because it would prevent him from donating blood. Send to multiple recipients separating emails with a comma. 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Yes Take each photo and get them to describe what they can see, how Ronaldo is feeling,what has just happened, what's going to happen next, etc. Unidad Editorial Información Deportiva, S.L.U. In that season, he scored a total of 42 goals and won the European Golden Boot, an award which is given to the top scorer of every European national league. In the 2007/08 season, he became the only player in the last 25 years to win both the "FIFA World Player of the Year" and the "Young Player of the Year" awards in the same season. He was expelled from school for throwing a chair at a teacher because he disrespected him. [20] He has one brother named Hugo, and two sisters named Katia and Elma. [69][70] In November 2017, his girlfriend Georgina Rodriguez gave birth to their first daughter, Alana. Ronaldo began his international career in the 2002 UEFA U-17 Euro. [19]. Ronaldo won his first Ballon d'Or in 2013. He is the first player to win the UEFA Champions League five times. He kept progressing through the youth national teams until he played his first senior game for Portugal when he was 18 on 20 August 2003 against Kazakhstan. We're top of the table and we're doing a great job. [23], He won the first FIFA Puskas Award in 2009, which means he scored the best goal of that year. In 1997, at age 12, he went on a trial with Sporting CP, who signed him for a fee of £1,500. [30] Real Madrid went on to play the final against Liverpool F.C. Just a few weeks ago he was whistled by his own fans, but surely this is something he will never have to experience again, with the 32-year-old having scored 10 of Real Madrid's 14 goals since the quarter-finals of this year's Champions League. [29] Ronaldo scored an amazing bicycle-kick in a UEFA Champions League match against Juventus on 3 April 2018. [25] He wore the number 9 in his first season as 7 was taken by Raúl González. The goal was a 40-yard strike into the top-left corner against FC Porto on 15 April 2009 in the Champions League quarter finals. The previous record holder was Raul. He scored a goal and Real Madrid won 3-2. Cristiano Ronaldo vs Messi: Goals and statistics, Cristiano Ronaldo: Real Madrid showed why we're the best. Para poder aprovecharla al maximo accede con tu nombre de usuario Marca.com o tu usuario de Facebook, Google o Yahoo. [21] He was Manchester United's first Portuguese player. We really enjoy having him here and we learn from his professionalism. This goal made him the first player to score in four Euro's. 2017 He has played at 4 FIFA World Cup's: 2006, 2010, 2014, and 2018. [27][28], On 18 April 2017, he became the first player to reach 100 goals in the UEFA Champions League, after he scored a hat-trick in a 4-2 extra-time win against Bayern Munich. Among fans, he is known by names such as Ronnie, CR7, Cristiano, Ronaldo etc. He is a global icon. Ronaldo scored his first and only hat-trick for Manchester United in a 6–0 win against Newcastle United on 12 January 2008. 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[81][82][83], From Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia, Goal scored in the third qualifying round against, Does not include one goal scored on 18 September 2010 against. Ronaldo has also been known for his dribbling, as he likes to do many tricks and feints with the ball, such as the step-over. "We have finished the season very well and I am very happy about that," the Portuguese said after the game. [22] In the 2008 Champions League final against Chelsea, he scored a header as the match ended 1-1 after extra time. He has also been criticized for being arrogant, such as complaining for not receiving fouls, having too high self-confidence, not celebrating with teammates after scoring goals, and getting angry after losing. ", Did you find the article interesting? On top of the team and individual records it brought, the game against Celta marked Sergio Ramos's 300th league appearance for Real Madrid. Ronaldo was once the most expensive professional football player of all time, after moving from Manchester United to Real Madrid for approximately £80m. This brought his total goal tally to 230 goals in 203 games. [31], On 10 July 2018, He joined Juventus of Italy and signed a 4 year contract worth 112 Million Euros. Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro (born 5 February 1985 in Funchal, Madeira), better known as Cristiano Ronaldo, or by his nickname 'CR7', is a Portuguese footballer. [41][42] He has good heading ability because he is over 6 feet tall and jumps high. The final also removed any doubt there might have been as to who would win the Ballon d'Or. Re: Describe Cristiano Ronaldo In One Word by owolabifunke14(f): 10:50pm On Nov 19, 2013 My bros is a messi fan but I'm happy my hubby is teaching him and his messi football.CR7 my future baby papa Re: Describe Cristiano Ronaldo In One Word by homesteady ( m ): 11:03pm On Nov 19 , 2013