Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro, born February 5, 1985 in Funchal in Madeira is a Portuguese footballer who plays as a winger / striker for the Spanish club Real Madrid. 2008 he was appointed to both Europe and the world’s best footballers and received awards the Ballon d’Or and FIFA World Player of the Year Award. The year before, he had been awarded the Golden Boot after scoring 42 goals in 49 matches at Manchester United, where he won three Premier League titles (2007, 2008 and 2009) and a Champions League title (2008). Cristiano RonaldoÂ since May 20, 2008 the captain of the Portuguese national team. Need we really say more about Ronaldo? We know his achievements, but here are ten facts that you probably did not know!
Â 10 Facts you probably did not know about Cristiano Ronaldo
His mother,Â Dolores Aveiro , has at one point said that he often lied if he did not have any homework from school just to get run out and play, or play football. Once he played football it often happened that he began to cry when he took his fellow players who failed to make the goal . In this way, he was nicknamed “Cry-Baby” in the area.
During his childhood had Ronaldo a bunch of not so masculine nickname .
As the age of fifteen , he got problems with the heart , which meant that he had to undergo a critical laser surgery . The surgery went well, which also resulted in that he could continue playing football.
As a teenager , he used weights and put on their feet,Â then dribble a football. Cristiano RonaldoÂ felt that if he got stronger feet, he could dribble better. Maybe he was right, after all?
There is a reason that he often must take the free-kick were both club team , Real Madrid and hemnationen Portugal . His free-kicks have namely been measured to walk across the 130 km / h .
Unlike the majority of footballers Cristiano Ronaldo has no tattoos , and he himself said in an interview that he did not have any plans to get any either. Mainly because he continually donate blood . He does not smoke or drink alcohol either. One of the reasons is said to be that he abstain from alcohol because his father died of alcoholism at 52 years of age.
If you believe that you are the world gymbiff perhaps you should compare yourself with Ronaldo. During a workout at the gym lifting his average total of 23 055 kilograms , representing approximately 16 Toyota Prius camper vans.
We all know that Cristiano Ronaldo is fast legs, but do you know exactly how fast he is? Recently he defeated the Spanish sprinterÂ Angel David Rodriguez in a fun competition. No wonder he can outrun the opposing team’s defenders!
There is a university in Canada that offers its students a sociology course about just Cristiano RonaldoÂ .
“The Museu CR7 ‘is a museum dedicated only to just Cristiano. There you can take advantage of all rare pictures of him, medals, trophies and other trinkets that can relate to a great star.