Signature move: Stepover & Jump Cut
Full name: Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro
Date of birth: 5 February 1985
Place of birth: Funchal, Madeira, Portugal
Height: 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position: Forward / Winger
Current club: Real Madrid
Cristiano Ronaldo is a player who is most famous for his great tricks. Cristiano Ronaldo uses a lot of tricks during a match. Some of his tricks work great and are very useful, others are just for the show but are still great to watch. Cristiano Ronaldo is considered to be one of the best football players today along with Lionel Messi.
Biography of Cristiano Ronaldo
Cristiano Ronaldo´s youth
Cristiano Ronaldo started playing football at his local club Andorinha where his father was the kit man. When he was 10 years old he signed at first-division group CD Nacional and won the title with his youth team. He then joined Sporting CP.
Ronaldo at Sporting
He scored twice in his Sporting debut against Moreinse. In the summer of 2003 Sporting played a match against Manchester United because of the opening of their new stadion the Estádio José Alvalade. Sporting won this match with 3-1 due to a great Ronaldo.
Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson was impressed by Ronaldo and was looking for a successor for David Beckham. In 2003 Cristiano Ronaldo went to Manchester United. From his first season at United he made a great impression scoring a lot of goals and making a lot of tricks. His most successful year at Manchester United was in 2008 when he and his team won the Premier League, the Champions League and the Club World Cup. In that same year he was also voted as the FIFA World Player of the year. After six seasons he left United to go play for Real Madrid, his transfer was the biggest ever in football at that moment,
93 million euros.
In Madrid he continued scoring lots of goals and making many tricks. In Spain his tricks became more effective and also his scoring ability increased. In the 2011-2012 season he scored 60 goals in total. 46 where scored in the Spanish competition helping Real Madrid to win La Liga. This was his most scoring season until then.
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