Cristiano Ronaldo is a professional footballer who is a native of Portugal. He is the recipient of numerous awards and is widely regarded as one of the greatest players of all time. During his career he has played for several clubs and has represented his country with distinction.
Cristiano Ronaldo was born Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro in Funchal, Madeira, Portugal in 1985. Having played football as a child in Madeira, he moved to Sporting CP in Lisbon where he began his senior career. He made 25 appearances for Sporting before moving to Manchester United in 2003.
Ronaldo remained at Manchester United until 2009 making 194 appearances for the club and scoring 84 goals. In 2009 he moved to Real Madrid. He played for Real for nine years making 292 appearances and scoring 311 goals. He currently plays with the Italian club Juventus. Ronaldo has played for Portugal on 154 occasions scoring 85 goals.
Cristiano Ronaldo, professional footballer who is a native of Portugal, was born in Funchal, Madeira in the year 1985 On This Day.