Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro GOIH ComM (Portuguese elocution: [kɾiʃˈtjɐnu ʁɔˈnaldu]; conceived 5 February 1985) is a Portuguese expert footballer who plays as a forward for and skippers both Saudi Expert Association club Al Nassr and the Portugal public group.  Broadly viewed as one of the best players ever, Ronaldo has won five Ballon d’Or awards[note 3] and four European Brilliant Shoes, the most by an European player.  He has won 32 prizes in his profession, including seven association titles, five UEFA Champions Associations, the UEFA European Title and the UEFA Countries Association.  Ronaldo holds the records for most appearances (183), objectives (140) and helps (42) in the Heroes Association, objectives in the European Title (14), global objectives (123) and worldwide appearances (200).  He is one of only a handful of exceptional players to have made north of 1,100 expert profession appearances, and has scored more than 800 authority senior vocation objectives for club and nation, making him the most elevated goalscorer ever.  Ronaldo started his senior vocation with Brandishing CP, prior to marking with Manchester Joined in 2003, winning the FA Cup in his most memorable season.  He would likewise proceed to come out on top for three back to back Chief Association championships, the Bosses Association and the FIFA Club World Cup; at age 23, he won his most memorable Ballon d’Or.  Ronaldo was the subject of the then-most costly affiliation football move when he finished paperwork for Genuine Madrid in 2009 in an exchange worth €94 million (£80 million).  He turned into a critical patron and framed a going after threesome with Karim Benzema and Gareth Parcel which was vital to the group winning four Bosses Association wins from 2014 to 2018, including La Décima.  During this period, he won consecutive Ballons d’Or in 2013 and 2014, and again in 2016 and 2017, and was second place multiple times behind Lionel Messi, his apparent vocation rival.  He additionally turned into the club’s record-breaking top goalscorer and the untouched top scorer in the Bosses Association, and completed as the opposition’s top scorer for six successive seasons somewhere in the range of 2012 and 2018.  With Genuine, Ronaldo won four Heroes Associations, two La Liga titles, two Copas del Rey, three UEFA Super Cups and three Club World Cups.  In 2018, he finished paperwork for Juventus in an exchange worth an underlying €100 million (£88 million), the most costly exchange for an Italian club and for a player more than 30 years of age.  He came out on top for two Serie A championships, two Supercoppa Italiana prizes and a Coppa Italia, turned into the debut Serie A Most Significant Player and turned into the primary footballer to complete as top scorer in the English, Spanish and Italian associations.  He got back to Manchester Joined in 2021, completing his main full season as the club’s top scorer, before his agreement was ended in 2022.  In 2023, he finished paperwork for Al Nassr.  Ronaldo made his global presentation for Portugal in 2003 at 18 years old and has since acquired 200 covers, making him Portugal’s most-covered player.  With in excess of 100 objectives at worldwide level, he is additionally the unequaled top goalscorer.  Ronaldo has played in and scored at eleven significant competitions; he scored his most memorable global objective at Euro 2004, where he assisted Portugal with arriving at the last.  He expected captaincy of the public group in July 2008.  In 2015, Ronaldo was named the best Portuguese player ever by the Portuguese Football Organization.  The next year, he drove Portugal to their most memorable significant competition title at Euro 2016, and got the Silver Boot as the second-most noteworthy goalscorer of the competition.  This accomplishment would see him accept his fourth Ballon d’Or.  He additionally drove them to triumph in the debut UEFA Countries Association in 2019, getting the top scorer grant in the finals, and later got the Brilliant Boot as top scorer of Euro 2020.  One of the world’s most attractive and renowned competitors, Ronaldo was positioned the world’s most generously compensated competitor by Forbes in 2016 and 2017 and the world’s most popular competitor by ESPN from 2016 to 2019.  Time remembered him for their rundown of the 100 most powerful individuals on the planet in 2014.  He is the main footballer and the third athlete to acquire US$1 billion in his profession.  Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro was brought into the world on 5 February 1985 in the São Pedro area of Funchal, the capital of the Portuguese island of Madeira, and experienced childhood in the close by ward of Santo António.  [8][9] He is the fourth and most youthful offspring of Maria Dolores dos Santos Viveiros da Aveiro, a cook, and José Dinis Aveiro, a metropolitan grounds-keeper and parttime unit man.  [10] His extraordinary grandma on his dad’s side, Isabel da Piedade, was from the island of São Vicente, Cape Verde.  [11] He has one more seasoned sibling, Hugo, and two more seasoned sisters, Elma and Liliana Cátia Katia.  [12] He was named after entertainer and U.  S.  President Ronald Reagan, whom his dad loved.  [13] His mom uncovered that she needed to cut short him because of destitution, his dad’s liquor abuse, and having an excessive number of youngsters as of now, yet her PCP wouldn’t carry out the procedure,[14][15] as early terminations were unlawful in Portugal around then.  [16] Ronaldo experienced childhood in a ruined Catholic Christian home, imparting a space to every one of his kin.  [17]As a youngster, Ronaldo played for Andorinha from 1992 to 1995,[18] where his dad was the pack man,[10] and later enjoyed two years with Nacional.  In 1997, matured 12, he went on a three-day preliminary with Brandishing CP, who marked him for an expense of £1,500.  [19] He therefore moved from Madeira to Alcochete, close to Lisbon, to join Wearing’s childhood institute.  [19] By age 14, Ronaldo accepted he been able to play semi-expertly and concurred with his mom to stop his schooling to zero in altogether on football.  [20] With an upset life as a student[21] and living in Lisbon region away from his Madeiran family, he didn’t finish tutoring past the sixth grade.  [22][23] While well known with different understudies at school, he had been removed in the wake of tossing a seat at his educator, who he said had slighted him.  [20] One year after the fact, he was determined to have tachycardia, a condition that might have constrained him to quit any pretense of playing football.  [24] Ronaldo went through heart medical procedure where a laser was utilized to close up different cardiovascular pathways into one, changing his resting pulse.  [25] He was released from the medical clinic hours after the technique and continued preparing a couple of days after the fact.  [26]At age 16, Ronaldo was advanced from Brandishing’s childhood group by first-group chief László Bölöni, who was dazzled with his spilling.  [27] He in this manner turned into the primary player to play for the club’s under-16, under-17 and under-18 groups, the B group and the main group, all inside a solitary season.  [19] A year after the fact, on 29 September 2002, Ronaldo made his presentation in the Primeira Liga, against Braga and on 7 October, he scored two objectives against Moreirense in their 3-0 win.  [28] Throughout the 2002-03 season, his agents proposed the player to Liverpool chief Gérard Houllier and Barcelona president Joan Laporta.  [29] Chief Arsène Wenger, who was keen on marking Ronaldo, met with him at Munititions stockpile’s arena in November to examine a potential exchange.  [30]Manchester Joined director Alex not entirely settled to procure Ronaldo on a long-lasting move desperately, in the wake of Brandishing crushed Joined 3-1 at the initiation of the Estádio José Alvalade in August 2003.  At first, Joined had wanted to sign Ronaldo and credit him back to Donning for a year.  [31] Having been dazzled by him, the Assembled players asked Ferguson to sign him.  After the game, Ferguson consented to pay Donning £12.  24 million[31] for what he viewed as perhaps of the most interesting youthful player he had at any point seen.  [32] 10 years after his takeoff from the club, in April 2013, Brandishing regarded Ronaldo by choosing him to turn into their 100,000th part.  [33]Ronaldo’s transition to Manchester Joined was finished on 12 August 2003, past the point of no return for the 2003 FA People group Safeguard however in time for their game against Bolton Vagabonds on the first day of the season of the 2003-04 season, and made him the primary Portuguese player to finish paperwork for the club.  [35] His exchange charge made him, at that point, the most costly young person in English football history.  [36] In spite of the fact that he mentioned the number 28, his number at Brandishing, he got the crew number 7 shirt, which had recently been worn by such Joined players as George Best, Eric Cantona and David Beckham.  [37] Wearing the number 7 turned into an additional wellspring of inspiration for Ronaldo.  [38] A vital component in his improvement during his time in Britain ended up being Ferguson, of whom he later said: He’s been my dad in sport, quite possibly of the most significant and powerful calculate my vocation.  [39]Ronaldo made his presentation as a substitute in a 4-0 home win over Bolton Drifters in the Chief Association on 16 August 2003, and got a thunderous applause when he came on for Nicky Butt.  [40] His presentation acquired acclaim from Best, who hailed it as without a doubt the most thrilling introduction he had at any point seen.  [34] Ronaldo scored his most memorable objective for Manchester Joined with a free-kick in a 3-0 win over Portsmouth on 1 November.  [41] Three more association objectives continued in the last part of the campaign,[42] the remainder of which came against Aston Estate on the last day of the time, a match in which he likewise got the primary red card of his vocation.  [43] Ronaldo finished his most memorable season in English football by scoring the initial objective in Joined’s 3-0 win over Millwall in the 2004 FA Cup Last, acquiring his most memorable prize.  [44] BBC intellectual Alan Hansen portrayed him as the star of the last.  [45] The English press had been reproachful of Ronaldo during the season for his intricate step-overs in attempting to beat opponents,[46] yet partner Gary Neville said he was not a show horse, but rather the genuine article, and anticipated he would turn into an elite player.  [47]Ronaldo scored Joined’s 1,000th Head Association objective on 29 October 2004, their main objective in a 4-1 misfortune to Middlesbrough.  [48] half a month after the fact, he marked another agreement with the club that drawn out his past arrangement by two years to 2010.  [49] Toward the beginning of 2005, Ronaldo played two of his best matches of the 2004-05 season, delivering an objective and a help against Aston Manor and scoring two times against rivals Stockpile.  [50][51] He played the full 120 minutes of the 2005 FA Cup Last against Munititions stockpile, which finished in a goalless draw; despite the fact that Ronaldo scored his endeavor in the punishment shoot-out, Joined lost 5-4.  [52] Ronaldo won his second prize in English football, the Football Association Cup, in the wake of scoring the third objective in Joined’s 4-0 last win over Wigan Athletic.  [53]During his third season in Britain, Ronaldo was engaged with a few episodes.  He had a one-match boycott forced on him by UEFA for a one-fingered motion towards Benfica fans,[54] and was shipped off in the Manchester derby (a 3-1 loss) for kicking Manchester City’s previous Joined player Andy Cole.  [55] Ronaldo conflicted with a partner, striker Ruud van Nistelrooy, who resented the winger’s showing-off style of play.  [56] Following the 2006 FIFA World Cup, in which he was engaged with an occurrence where club partner Wayne Rooney was sent off,[57] Ronaldo freely requested an exchange, regretting the absence of help he believed he had gotten from the club over the episode.  [58] Joined prevented the chance from getting him leaving the club.  [59]Although his Reality Cup quarrel with Rooney brought about Ronaldo being booed all through the 2006-07 season,[60] it ended up being his breakout year, as he broke the 20-objective hindrance interestingly and came out on top for his most memorable Chief Association championship.  A significant calculate this achievement was his balanced preparation by first-group mentor René Meulensteen, who trained him to make himself more unusual, work on his collaboration, require the ball and gain by goalscoring amazing open doors as opposed to sitting tight for the opportunity to score the stylishly satisfying objectives for which he was at that point known.  [61] He scored three back to back supports toward the finish of December, against Aston Manor (a success that put Joined on top of the association), Wigan and Perusing.  [62][63][64] Ronaldo was named the Head Association Player of the Month in November and December, turning out to be just the third player to get successive distinctions.  [65].  Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro GOIH ComM (Portuguese pronunciation: [kɾiʃˈtjɐnu ʁɔˈnaldu]; born 5 February 1985) is a Portuguese professional footballer who plays as a forward for and captains both Saudi Professional League club Al Nassr and the Portugal national team.  Widely regarded as one of the greatest players of all time, Ronaldo has won five Ballon d’Or awards[note 3] and four European Golden Shoes, the most by a European player.  He has won 32 trophies in his career, including seven league titles, five UEFA Champions Leagues, the UEFA European Championship and the UEFA Nations League.  Ronaldo holds the records for most appearances (183), goals (140) and assists (42) in the Champions League, goals in the European Championship (14), international goals (123) and international appearances (200).  He is one of the few players to have made over 1,100 professional career appearances, and has scored over 800 official senior career goals for club and country, making him the highest goalscorer of all time. Ronaldo began his senior career with Sporting CP, before signing with Manchester United in 2003, winning the FA Cup in his first season.  He would also go on to win three consecutive Premier League titles, the Champions League and the FIFA Club World Cup;.