Cristiano Ronaldo
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Cristiano Ronaldo

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Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro, commonly known as Cristiano Ronaldo, is a Portuguese footballer who plays as a forward for Spanish La Liga club Real Madrid and is the captain of the Portuguese national team. Ronaldo became the most expensive footballer in history after moving from Manchester United to Real Madrid in a transfer worth £80 million (€93.9 million/$131.6 million).… Read More

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Timeline

Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Cristiano Ronaldo.

CHILDHOOD

1985 Birth Born on February 5, 1985.
1995 10 Years Old At age eight, Ronaldo played for amateur team Andorinha, where his father was the kit man. In 1995, Ronaldo signed with local club Nacional, and, after a title-winning campaign, he went on a three-day trial with Sporting CP, who subsequently signed him for an undisclosed sum. … Read More

TEENAGE

2002 17 Years Old 1 More Event
He scored two goals in his league debut on 7 October 2002, which Sporting CP won 3–0 against Moreirense, while featuring for Portugal in the 2002 European Under-17 Championship. … Read More
Ronaldo made his international debut for Portugal in August 2003, at the age of 18. … Read More
2004 19 Years Old Ronaldo was called up for Euro 2004, scoring his first international goal in a 2–1 group stage loss to eventual champions Greece and scoring again in a 2–1 semi-final win over the Netherlands. … Read More

TWENTIES

Ronaldo scored four goals on United's run to the 2005 FA Cup Final, scoring goals against Exeter City, Everton, Southampton, and Newcastle United.
In January 2006, Ronaldo was at the centre of a training ground bust-up with Ruud van Nistelrooy that eventually lead to the striker's departure from the club at the end of the season, with van Nistelrooy angry at Ronaldo's showboating style of play. … Read More
One day after his 22nd birthday, Ronaldo captained Portugal for the first time in a friendly against Brazil on 6 February 2007. … Read More
2008 - 2010 10 More Events
Ronaldo began 2011 with a very promising outlook, especially after Real Madrid acknowledged he had broken numerous goalscoring records, previously settled and held by classic players such as Alfredo Di Stéfano, Hugo Sánchez and Manuel Alday. … Read More
On 22 January 2012, Ronaldo scored two penalties in a 4–1 win over Athletic Bilbao, and on 28 January scored Real Madrid's second goal in a 3–1 win against Real Zaragoza. … Read More
…  Ronaldo holds the record for most goals scored in a single UEFA Champions League season, having scored 17 goals in the 2013–14 season.
…  In January 2014, Ronaldo scored his 400th senior career goal for club and country aged 28. … Read More

THIRTIES

In January 2015, Ronaldo was named as the best Portuguese player of all time by the Portuguese Football Federation, during its 100th anniversary celebrations. … Read More
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