Cristiano Ronaldo is a Portuguese professional footballer who plays as a forward for Serie A club Juventus and captains the Portugal national team.
He is regarded as the best player in the world and widely seen as one of the greatest players of all time currently only rivaled by Argentina and Barcelona Top Star Lionel Messi.
Cristiano Ronaldo Achievement
* Ronaldo has won five Ballons d’Or and four European Golden Shoes, both of which are records for a European player.
*He has won 29 trophies in his career, including six league titles, five UEFA Champions Leagues, one UEFA European Championship, and one UEFA Nations League.
A prolific goalscorer, Ronaldo holds the records for the most goals scored in the UEFA Champions League (128) and the joint-most goals scored in the UEFA European Championship (9).
*He has scored over 700 senior career goals for club and country.
Born and raised in Madeira, Ronaldo began his senior club career playing for Sporting CP, before signing with Manchester United in 2003, aged 18.
After winning the FA Cup in his first season, he helped Man United win three successive Premier League titles, the UEFA Champions League, and the FIFA Club World Cup; at age 23, he won his first Ballon d’Or.
In 2009, Ronaldo was the subject of the then-most expensive association football transfer when signed for Real Madrid in a transfer worth €94 million (£80 million).
Trophies won by C.Ronaldo
Ronaldo has won 15 trophies, including
two La Liga titles
two Copas del Rey
four UEFA Champions League titles
He became the club’s all-time top goalscorer. After joining Madrid, Ronaldo finished runner-up for the Ballon d’Or three times, behind Lionel Messi, his perceived career rival .
He won the Balloons d’or back-to-back from 2013–2014 and again from 2016–2017.
The first player to win Champions league trophy five times
After winning a third consecutive Champions League title in 2018, Ronaldo became the first player to win the trophy five times.
Signed to Juventus for a record fee of €100 million
In 2018, he signed for Juventus in a transfer worth an initial €100 million (£88 million), the highest ever paid by an Italian club and the highest ever paid for a player over 30 years old. With the Italian outfit, he has won one Serie A and one Supercoppa Italiana.
C.Ronaldo Achievement in Portugal.
Best player of all time Portugal 2015
A Portuguese international, Ronaldo was named the best Portuguese player of all time by the Portuguese Football Federation in 2015.
He made his senior debut in 2003 at age 18, and has since earned over 160 caps, including appearing and scoring in ten major tournaments, becoming Portugal’s most capped player and his country’s all-time top goalscorer.
Helped Portugal reach final Euro 2004
He scored his first international goal at Euro 2004 and helped Portugal reach the final of the competition.
C.Ronaldo became captain in 2008 for Portugal
He assumed full captaincy in July 2008, leading Portugal to their first-ever triumph in a major tournament by winning Euro 2016, and received the Silver Boot as the second-highest goalscorer of the tournament.
Highest European international goalscorer of all-time in 2018.
*He became the highest European international goalscorer of all-time in 2018.
C.Ronaldo is the Highest paid Athlete 2016 and 2017
* Ronaldo was ranked the world’s highest-paid athlete by Forbes in 2016 and 2017 and as the world’s most famous athlete by ESPN from 2016 to 2019.
* He was included on Time list of the 100 most influential people in the world in 2014.
C.Ronaldo is the most followed user on Instagram.
As of January 2020, Ronaldo is also the most followed user on Instagram. With earnings of €720 million (£615 million) from 2010 to 2019, he is ranked second in Forbes list of highest-paid athletes of the decade.