Cristiano Ronaldo is a professional footballer, who currently plays as a forward for the Portuguese national team and Al-Nassr.
Ronaldo, born on February 5, 1985, began his professional football career with Sporting CP in Portugal before signing with Manchester United in 2003.
He spent six successful seasons with the club before signing for Real Madrid in 2009, where he became one of the best players in the world.
He joined Juventus in 2018, where he won two Serie A titles before returning to Manchester United in 2021.
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He has also had a successful international career, helping Portugal win the 2016 Uefa European Championship and reaching the semi-finals of the 2018 Fifa World Cup.
Ronaldo is widely regarded as one of the greatest footballers of all time and has a huge following of fans around the world.
He is known for his exceptional dribbling skills, incredible speed, and his exceptional goalscoring ability.
But what are the nine things you probably didn’t know about the attacker?
– Cristiano Ronaldo is the first soccer player in history to score in 5 different editions of the World Cup. At 4 are Messi, Klose, Pelé and Uwe Seeler
– The Al-Nassr star is the Portuguese footballer to have scored the most goals with the national team: 118
– Ronaldo is the first player to score 2 goals on penalty kicks in the first 11 minutes of a World Cup qualifying match (Oct. 12, 2021)
– No one so far has played more Champions League matches than Cristiano Ronaldo: 183 (Manchester United 59, Real Madrid 101, Juventus 23)
– He is the footballer who has scored the most doubles in Champions League history: 30
– Along with Messi, he is the footballer with the most hat tricks in Champions League history: 8 (Real Madrid 7, Juventus 1)
– The Portuguese is the player to have scored the most goals in Real Madrid’s history: 451
– Cristian Ronaldo is the first footballer to play 5 different editions of the European Championships (2004, 2008, 2012, 2016 and 2020)
– The striker is the first player in Juventus history to score at least 100 goals in his first 3 seasons (101)
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