Cristiano Ronaldo Wiki/Biography
Cristiano Ronaldo was born on 5th February 1985 (Age: 37 years As of 2022) in Funchal Madeira, Portugal. His full real name is Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro. His nationality is Portuguese and his ethnicity is Portuguese. His zodiac sign is Aquarius and follows the Catholic (religion). His occupation is a professional footballer.
Cristiano Ronaldo’s Educational Qualification
He didn’t go to school or college for any educational qualification. At an early age, he join a football team club and trained as a football athlete. At present, he is a Portuguese professional footballer and the best player of all time in the world.
Cristiano Ronaldo’s Physical Stats
- Height: 6′ 2″
- Weight: 85 kg
- Hair Colour: Black
- Eye Colour: Hazel Brown
- Body Measurements: 43-14-33
Cristiano Ronaldo’s Family & Parents
Cristiano Ronaldo was born into a middle-class family to Portuguese parents. His father’s name is Jose Dinis Aveiro his father was an army veteran after retiring from the army he worked as a part-time kitman for CF Andorinha and municipal gardener and his mother’s name is Maria Dolores dos Santos Viveiros da Aveiro who is a housewife.
He has 3 siblings 2 sisters and 1 brother his sister’s name is Kaitaia Aveiro and Elma Aveiro and his brother’s name is Hugo Aveiro. He is the fourth child of his parents.
His father died in 2005 in London due to liver failure caused by excessive consumption of alcohol. After that, in an interview with Piers Morgan an English broadcaster, he broke down while talking about his father and said:
I really don’t know my father 100 percent. He was a drunk person. I never spoke with him, like a normal conversation. It was hard. To be the number one and he don’t see nothing, and he don’t see to receive awards, to see what I became.
Cristiano Ronaldo’s Girlfriend & Children
His dating status is committed but his marital is unmarried. In 2003, he dated Jordana Jardel, a Brazilian Model.
After him, in 2005-2006 she start dating Marche Romero who is also a model.
Then, In 2006 she dated Mia Judaken she is a model.
After her, he dated Gemma Atkinson she is an actress, in 2007.
In 2008, he dated Nereida Gallardo (she is a model).
In 2009, Olivia Saunders, she is an Actress.
Then in 2009, he dated Paris Hilton (she is also an Actress).
In 2010, he start dating Kim Kardashian West (a famous Television Personality).
After her, from 2010-2015, he dated Irina Shayk (a famous Model).
Then, In 2012 he start dating Rita Pereira she is an Actress.
Then in 2013, he dated a model named Andressa Urach.
After her, in 2014, he starts dated model Daniella Chavez.
Then, in 2015 he dated a TV Reporter Lucia Villalon.
Later in 2015, he dated Alessia Tedeschi in 2015 she is a model.
After her, in 2015 he start dating a model Alesia Riabenkova.
Then in 2015, he dated another girl Maja Darving who is a model.
Since 2016 he dated a Spanish model Georgina Rodriguez who is also a businesswoman.
Georgina and Cristiano Ronaldo have two children together. In a Netflix documentary titled I Am Georgina,’ a football superstar talked about his marriage plan with Georgina and said,
I always tell Georgina that when we get that click, like everything with our life and she knows what I’m talking about. It could be in a year, or it could be in six months or in a month. I’m 1000 percent sure it will happen.
When we talk about his children he has 5 children. His first child “Cristiano Jr. was born in 2010 June. However, his son’s mother’s name is not revealed. After that, he announce the birth of 2 children which is twins daughter Eva and a son Matteo via surrogacy in the USA in 2017 June.
Then, in 2017 he announced the birth of his fourth daughter, Alana, from his longtime girlfriend Georgina Rodriguez then in April 2022 he announced the birth of his fifth daughter from Georgina Rodriguez his daughter’s name is Bella along with a twin son who could not survive after the birth.
Cristiano Ronaldo’s Career & Profession
Cristiano Ronaldo started their career with sporting CP before signing with Manchester United in 2003, at the age of 18 he won the FA Cup in his first season. He also wins three consecutive Premier League titles, the Champions League, and also wins FIFA Club World Cup at age 23, he won his first Ballon d’Or.
Ronaldo was the subject of the then-most expensive association football transfer when he signed for Real Madrid in 2009 in a transfer worth 94 million where he won 15 trophies including two La Liga titles, two Copa del Rey, and four champions Leagues, and became the club’s all-time top goalscorer and he wins one-by-one Ballons d’Or in 2013 and 2014 and again in 2016-2017 and was runner-up three times behind Lionel Messi.
His perceived career rival then he signed for Juventus in a transfer worth an initial 100 million the most expensive transfer for an Italian club and for a player over 30 years old.
He won two Serie A titles two Supercoppa Italiana trophies and a Coppa Italia. He make his international debut for Portugal in 2003 at the age of 18 and has since had over 190 caps, making him Portugal’s most-capped player.
With more than 100 goals in the international goal at Euro 2004 where he helped Portugal reach the final and he assumed the captaincy of the national team in July 2005 In 2015 he was named the best Portuguese player of all time by the Portuguese Football Federation. He is one of the most brilliant and famous athletes, and he was ranked the world’s highest-paid athlete by Forbes in 2016-2017 time included on their list of the 100 most influential people in the world in 2014 he is the first footballer and the third sportsman to earn US$1 billion in his career.
After that, he signed with the Italian Club, Juventus in 2018 for a record transfer the highest for any Italian club and for any player above 30 years of age at that time. He helped Juventus win the 2018 Supercoppa Italian cup and back-to-back Serie A league seasons in 2018-2019 and 2109-2020.
Juventus was also their star player in winning the 2020 Supercoppa Italian cup and the 2021 Coppa Italia final. International Career In 2001 he started playing for under-15, under-17, under-19, under-21, and under-23 for Portugal. Cristiano also started playing in the national team at the age of 18 he became a captain in 2007 and he won the first major match for his country. After, he winning he said:
No one believed in Portgual, but the truth is we made it.I am very happy, this is one of the happiest days of my life. This is the trophy that missing. Thanks to all of you players, all the staff and you again coach. All the faith you had, honestly, it touched me. From the bottom of my heart I am truly happy. We deserved this. We are know in the history of portugal. We are the first team to achieve this.
Cristiano Ronaldo Stats
Overall (Club+ International Career)
- Games: 1132
- Goals: 816
- Assists: 264
- Yellow cards: 144
- Double Yellow card: 4
- Red Cards: 7
Club Career Stats
- Games: 941
- Goals: 699
- Assists: 221
- Yellow Cards: 117
- Double Yellow Cards: 4
- Red Cards: 7
- Games: 31
- Goals: 5
- Assists: 6
- Yellow Cards: 1
- Double Yellow Cards: 0
- Red Cards: 0
- Games: 338
- Goals: 143
- Assists: 62
- Yellow Cards: 48
- Double Yellow Cards: 2
- Red Cards: 2
- Games: 438
- Goals: 451
- Assists: 131
- Yellow Cards: 55
- Double Yellow Cards: 2
- Red Cards: 4
- Games: 134
- Goals: 101
- Assists: 22
- Yellow Cards: 13
- Double Yellow Cards: 0
- Red Cards: 1
- Games: 191
- Goals: 117
- Assists: 43
- Yellow Cards: 27
- Double Yellow Cards: 0
- Red Cards: 0
Cristiano Ronaldo Injuries
Cristiano Ronaldo has multiple injuries. In 2008, he received multiple injuries and had to undergo ankle surgery and which kept him out of the sport for nearly 70 days. In 2016 he had a major injury again when his collateral ligament was ruptured and in one match for his country against the Czech Republic, he got a bleeding nose after colliding with the opponent’s goalkeeper.
Cristiano Ronaldo received a cut just above his left eye while playing for Real Madrid against Deportivo La Coruna in 2018.
Cristiano Ronaldo Controversies
He was involved in many controversies listed down below:
Cristiano’s Controversy over One-Fingered Gesture
During his third season in England, he was banned from a match for a “one-fingered gesture”. He was accused of raping a woman in a hotel in Central London and was arrested for the same in 2005 October.
Instead of that, he claims that he doesn’t consume alcohol, he was accused of heavy drinking in a nightclub in 2008. He was criticized for partying on his 30th birthday following the team’s loss.
Cristiano’s controversy over choosing water and removing Coca-Cola
While attending a press conference before the Euro cup 2020 he replaced the bottles of Coca-Cola from the table with a bottle of water, signally that he preferred mineral water over aerated drinks.
After this caused the company a loss of around $4 billion dollars and a 1.6% drop in its share price. After this, some other players also enacted the same thing during their press conference, and some even play it like a joke. The company issued a statement:
Players are offered water, alongside Coca-Cola and Coca-Cola Zero Sugar, upon arrival at our press conferences. Everyone is entitled to their drink preferences as people have different tastes and needs.
During the Rape allegation, Cristiano said
I firmly deny the accusations being issued against me. Rape is an abominable crime that goes against everything that I am and beleive in. Keen as I may be to clear my name, I refuse to feed the media spectacle created by people seeking to promote themselves at my expense. My clear conscious will thereby allow me to await with tranquility the results of any and all investigations.
The Clark Country District Attorney’s office in Las Vegas acquitted him of any crimes and issued a statement in 2019,
Based upon a review of the information presented at this time, the allegations of sexual assault against Cristaino Ronaldo cannot be proven beyond a reasonabel doubt.
Cristiano has controversy about their first child
Controversy about his first son Cristiano jr. when he announced that he was blessed with a baby boy named Cristiano then he doesn’t reveal the identity of the woman and said:
It is with great joy and emotion that I inform I have recently become father to a baby boy. As agreed with the baby’s mother, who prefers to have her identity kept confidential, my son will be under my exclusive guardianship.
When the media asked about his son’s mother on a popular talk show with Jonathan Ross, he said,
People speculate I was with this girk or another, or there was a surrogate mother” he told chat show host Jonathan Ross. I am always going to say the truth to him because he deserves it, become he is my son, but I am nit hoing to say because people want me to say.
Controversy over Fights with Media
Ronaldo once threw the mic of a journalist from the Portuguese news channel CMTV during Euro 2016 when the journalist question questioned him about his preparedness for a match and pascal Ferre France Football editor-in-chief reported that he wanted to win more Ballon d’Or titles than his rival Messi before retirement following which Ronaldo took to Instagram where he said:
Today’s ending explains why Pascal Ferre’s statements last week, stating that I confided in him that I had as my sole ambition to finish my career with more Ballon d’Or than Lionel Messi. Pascal Ferre lied, and used my name to promote himself and to promote the publication he works for. It is unacceptable that the person responsible for awarding such a prestigious award can lie in this manner, in absolute disrespect for someone who has always respected France Football and the Ballon d’Or.
Cristiano controversy over Tax Evasion Fiasco
After that, he pleaded guilty to charges of tax evasion from 2009-2018 however his lawyers argued that it happened since he did not understand Spanish laws clearly. He had served his sentence under probation as Spanish law allows first-time offenders to serve a sentence under probation if they receive a sentence of fewer than 2 years.
Cristiano controversy over Israel and Palestine
After that, he was at Juventus he was snapped alongside Israeli Foreign Minister Israel Katz in 2019. His fans from Palestine lambasted him for posing alongside the Israeli Foreign Minister and gifting him T-shirts as earlier, he expressed his solidarity with Palestine and reportedly, donated money for children of that region.
Meeting with Jordan Peterson
There was a huge uproar when he posted a photo on Instagram in September 2021, with Psychologist Jordan Peterson.
The reaction of his fans was mixed critics with saying he is seeking help for the challenges he faced in his personal and professional life while some criticized him for his meeting with very controversial then he said:
He invited me to come and see him. He had some trouble in his life last few months ago and a friend of his sent him some of my videos and he said he had watched them and then he read one of my books and found them very helpful and he wanted to talk so I went to his house and we talked for about 2 hours and he showed me all of his equipment for keeping him in tip-top condition and we talked a bit about his companies and but mostly we talked about what he wanted in the future and some of the obstacles he’s facing while pursuing that and so we had a strategic conversation about those topics for about 90 minutes.
Cristiano Ronaldo Awards & Achievements
- The Best FIFA Men’s Player two times in 2016, and 2017.
- Ballon d’Or was five times winner in 2008, 2013, 2014, 2016, and 2017.
- UEFA Best Player in Europe four times in 2008, 2014, 2016, and 2017.
- Footballer of the Year (Portugal) in 2007, 2008, 2009, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018.
- FIFA Puskas Award in 2009.
- Maximum appearances and goals UEFA Champion League- 136 goals and 183 games.
- Maximum goals in a single season of UEFA Champion League in 17 goals in the year 2013-2014.
- Most International hattricks in 10 hattricks.
- Most international goals in 115 goals for Portugal.
- Most goals scored for Real Madrid in a single season in 61 goals.
- The first player to finish as a top-scorer in Seria A, LaLiga, and Premier League.
- He most UEFA Champions League titles in 2007, 2014, 2016 to 2018 he wins it five times.
- First team sport athlete to cross $1 billion earnings 2020.
Cristiano Car Collection
He owns a car collection of more than 19 cars worth more than a whopping $25 million dollars. He has five Ferraris, Ferraris 599 GTO (price – $385,000),
GTB Fiorano (price- $310,000),
Ferrari F430 (price- $300,000),
Ferrari F12 TDF (price- $ 480,000) and
Ferrari Monza SP1 (price- $1.95 million).
He is the owner of 3 Bugattis, Bugatti Centodieci (Price- $12 million),
Veyron Grand Sport Vitesse (price- $2.4 million),
and Chiron (price-$ 3.1 million).
Also, he is the owner of the limited edition McLaren Senna (price- $1.06 million) which was designed to honor the legendary racer, Ayrton Senna.
Cristiano Ronaldo’s collection also comprises of Lamborghini Aventador,
Mercedes AMG GLE 63,
Rolls Royce Phantom,
Porsche 911 Turbo S,
and Rolls Royce Cullinan.
He was gifted a Mercedes G-Wagon Brabus (price-$850,000)
and Cadilac Escalade by his long-time Girlfriend Georgina on two separate occasions.
Cristiano Ronaldo’s Favourites things
- Food: Bacalhau a Braz
- Football Shoes: Nike Mercurial
- Film: Silence of the Lands
- Song: I believe I can fly by R Kelly
- Singer: Ricky Martin
- Perfume: 212 Sexy Men by Carolina Herrera
- Actor: Luis Figo
- Actress: Angelina Jolie
- Goal: Overheadkick against Juventus
- Club: Real Madrid
- Stadium: Santiago Bernabeu
- Colour: White
Cristiano Ronaldo’s Net Worth
Cristiano Ronaldo’s net worth is estimated at $500 million dollars (As of November 2022). His annual salary is 2.68 crores GBP. According to sources, he earned around $55 million from his social media accounts and endorsements which include deals with big brands like Nike, Herbalife, and Unilever in 2021.
Cristiano Ronaldo’s Social Handles
- Instagram: @cristiano
- Twitter: @Cristiano
- Facebook: Cristiano
- Youtube: CristianoRon
Cristiano Ronaldo Amazing Facts
- Cristiano Ronaldo was named after US President Ronald Reagan who was the favorite actor of his father.
- He was expelled from the school after throwing a chair at his teacher.
- He became Manchester United’s first-ever Portuguese player when he signed during the 2003-2004 season.
- For Manchester United, Ronaldo scored his first goal with a free-kick.
- On 12 January 2008, Ronaldo scored his first hat-trick for Manchester United against Newcastle United.
- He is often ranked as the best player in the world.
- He is the only player to win four European Golden Shoe awards.
- Cristiano Ronaldo’s first international goal was in Euro 2004.
- His autobiography “Moments” was published in December 2007.
- The popular soft drink company Coca-Cola’s share price dropped by 1.6% after Cristiano Ronaldo removed two coca cola bottles during a press conference at the European Championship on 14th June 2021.
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