This article provides a profile about one of football\\\'s greatest players. A complete history of Christiano Ronaldo including everything he has won in his short career.
This article provides facts and figures about the current Real Madrid winger and Portugal captain, Christiano Ronaldo. Christiano Ronaldo was born on 5th February 1985 in Santos Antonio, Madeira. He played for a number of clubs when he was a boy including, Andorinha, Nacional, Sporting Clube de Portugal before signing for Manchester United for just over £12 million in 2003.
2001 to 2003 - Sporting CP
2003 to 2009 - Manchester United
2009 to present - Real Madrid
National Team (Portugal)
Portugal Under 17s - 9 appearances
Portugal Under 20s - 5 appearances
Portugal Under 21s - 6 appearances
Portugal Under 23s - 3 appearances
Portugal Senior National team - 80 appearances
Accolades and Honors
Despite still being relatively young for a football player, Christiano Ronaldo has many accolades and honors to his name.
Premier League: won three times, 2006–07, 2007–08, 2008–09
FA Cup: won once, 2003–04
League Cup: won twice, 2005–06, 2008–09
FA Community Shield: won once, 2007
UEFA Champions League: won once, 2007–08
FIFA Club World Cup: won once, 2008
UEFA Euro All-Star Team: won once, 2004
Bravo Award: won once, 2004
FIFPro Special Young Player of the Year: won twice, 2004, 2005
Portuguese Footballer of the Year: won once, 2006–07
UEFA Team of the Year: won five times, 2003–04, 2006–07, 2007–08, 2008–09, 2009–10
Sir Matt Busby Player of the Year: won three times, 2003-04, 2006–07, 2007–08
FIFPro World XI: won four times, 2006–07, 2007–08, 2008–09, 2009–10
PFA Young Player of the Year: won once, 2006–07
PFA Players' Player of the Year: won twice, 2006–07, 2007-08
PFA Fans' Player of the Year: won twice, 2006–07, 2007–08
PFA Premier League Team of the Year: won four times, 2005–06, 2006–07, 2007–08, 2008–09
FWA Footballer of the Year: won twice, 2006–07, 2007–08
Barclays Player of the Season: won twice, 2006–07, 2007–08
Premier League Player of the Month: won four times, November 2006, December 2006, January 2008, March 2008
Premier League Golden Boot: won once, 2007–08
Barclays Merit Award: won once, 2007–08
UEFA Champions League Topscorer: won once, 2007-08
European Golden Shoe: won once, 2007–08
UEFA Club Forward of the Year: won once, 2007–08
UEFA Club Footballer of the Year: won once, 2007–08
FIFPro World Player of the Year: won once, 2007–08
FIFA Club World Cup Silver Ball: won once, 2008
Ballon d'Or: won once, 2008
FIFA World Player of the Year: won once, 2008
Onze d'Or: won once, 2008
World Soccer Player of the Year: won once, 2008
FIFA Puskás Award: won once, 2009
Officer of the Order of Infante Dom Henriqu
Medal of Merit, Order of the Immaculate Conception of Vila Viçosa (House of Braganza)
Christiano Ronaldo claims not to drink any alcohol at all, he even successfully sued a UK tabloid for published a story that he was drinking was heavily. Christiano Ronaldo claims that doesn't drink because his father died from alcohol.
Christiano Ronaldo is not married, but he has been romantically linked to a number of high profile women, including Paris Hilton.
In July 2010 Christiano Ronaldo announced that he was a father, but the mother is anonymous and Ronaldo has full custody of his child.
Some of his on field actions provoked a strong dislike for Christiano Ronaldo in the UK when he appeared to wink at the bench after Wayne Rooney got sent off in the 2006 world cup. He put these personal issues to one side and had 2 of the best seasons of his career when he won the player of the season award in the two subsequent years. In 2008, Ronaldo helped Manchester United to become the champions of England, Europe and the World.
Christiano Ronaldo still has many years to come playing football and he is currently playing for one of the biggest teams in the world, Read Madrid. He is one of the worlds greatest football players and will be considered as one of the world's greats when he finally hangs up his books and retires from playing football.