June 24, 2024
Cristiano Ronaldo, profile, history and how many awards the Portuguese star has accumulated

Cristiano Ronaldo, profile, history and how many awards the Portuguese star has accumulated


The 38-year-old forward has made history in the Portuguese national team and in the clubs where he spent time.
He knows the biography and awards of ‘CR7‘.

One of the most successful footballers in history, Cristiano Ronaldo has played and won countless matches and recognitions in all the world-class clubs he has played for. What is the story behind the Portuguese star?

Cristiano Ronaldo was born in 1985 on the Island of Madeira in Portugal. His neighborhood was Funchal, where he lived with his parents, Maria Dolores dos Santos and José Dinis Aviero; and his siblings Hugo, Elma and Liliana.

Of humble origins, Cristiano Ronaldo has told on more than one occasion the shortcomings he suffered in his early years and how he has managed to overcome life’s adversities.

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What were the beginnings of Cristiano Ronaldo?

At the age of 10, Cristiano was discovered by Sporting Lisbon while he was playing for a modest club in Funchal, Andorinha, and where his father was a prop.

Four years later, Cristiano would agree with his mother to dedicate himself entirely to football, so he would eventually arrive at Nacional, where in 2002 he would make his debut in the Champions League qualifier against Inter.

His history with the Portuguese team dates back to its beginnings, where he participated in the under-21 category with Quaresma, Helder Postiga and Hugo Viana, with whom he managed to defeat England. That same year, the Portuguese team would win the Touloun tournament, in a final against Italy 3-1.

The former technical coach of Portugal’s main team, Felipe Scolari, would make him debut in 2003 against Kazakhstan , at the age of 18, replacing Luis Figo, one of Cristiano’s idols.

Despite the claims of Barcelona and Juventus , Cristiano Ronaldo would sign with Manchester United, a team that signed him in 2003 after paying €17.5 million.

In 2009, Manchester United would accept Real Madrid’s offer of 93.9 million. This transfer would be confirmed as the most expensive in the history of football. On July 6, Cristiano Ronaldo would appear at the Santiago Bernabéu Stadium in front of 80,000 fans.

In the midst of tax accusations by the Spanish government, Cristiano Ronaldo decides to go to Juventus, for US$ 131.5 million.

His return, unexpected by many, to Manchester United took place for the 2021-2022 season with a payment of US$ 17.75 million.

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During the Qatar 2022 World Cup, it was determined that the Portuguese star would join the ranks of Al Nassr , a Saudi league team, for a sum of €200 million, according to the Spanish media MARCA.

How many awards has Cristiano Ronaldo won?

In the 2007-2008 season, Cristiano Ronaldo would win his first Ballon d’Or , the Golden Boot and the FIFA World Player award given his performance at Manchester United where he won 3 Premier Leagues, 1 European Cup and 1 Club World Cup in the 6 seasons he played.

Cristiano won his second Ballon d’Or in 2014, winning ahead of Messi and Ribéry after a 2013 with positive results for the Portuguese, with 69 goals and the World Cup playoffs with his national team.

In 2015, Cristiano won his third Ballon d’Or, and his fourth Golden Shoe, which made him the player who received it the most times at that time, with the last three wearing the Real Madrid shirt.

As for his clubs, Cristiano Ronaldo won Real Madrid’s eleventh European Cup.

Meanwhile, with his national team, Cristiano won the Euro 2016 after beating France in the final in Paris.

In 2016 he won his fourth Ballon d’Or at the age of 31. Likewise, in 2017 he was awarded The Best Award given by FIFA to the best player in the world a previous year.

Award Year
Golden Ball 2008, 2013, 2014, 2016, 2017
Best Player in Europe 2008, 2014, 2016, 2017
Golden Boot 2008, 2011, 2014, 2015
Max. Premier Scorer and ‘Pichichi’ Trophy 2008, 2011,2014, 2015
Champions League Top Scorer 2008, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018
Best Player in La Liga, Premier League and Serie A 2007, 2008, 2013, 2014, 2019
The Best Award 2016, 2017
The Best Award for the best scorer of all time 2021
Best Player of the Club World Cup 2016
Club World Cup Golden Boot 2016

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