Cristiano Ronaldo

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Cristiano Ronaldo’s is one the best football player of his generation his full name is Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro, this name Ronaldo was added to Cristiano’s name in honour of his father’s favourite movie actor, Ronald Reagan, who was U.S. president at the time of Cristiano’s birth.). Born on February 5, 1985, Funchal, Madeira, Portugal. Ronaldo’s father, José Dinis Aveiro, was the equipment manager for the local club Andorinha. 

He is a tall player  6 feet 1 inch (1.85 metres).  At age 15 Ronaldo was diagnosed with a heart condition that necessitated surgery, but he was sidelined only briefly and made a full recovery. He first played for Clube Desportivo Nacional of Madeira and then transferred to Sporting Clube de Portugal (known as Sporting Lisbon), where he played for that club’s various youth teams before making his debut on Sporting’s first team in 2002.

After a successful season with Sporting that brought the young player to the attention of Europe’s biggest football clubs, Ronaldo signed with English powerhouse Manchester United in 2003.

He was an instant sensation and soon came to be regarded as one of the best forwards in the game.

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