Cristiano Ronaldo (born 5 February 1985), Funchal, Madeira, Portugal.
Full name: Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro
Cristiano Ronaldo is a Portuguese professional footballer who plays for Spanish club Real Madrid and the Portugal national team. He primarily plays as a forward, but has also been deployed as a winger and serves as captain for Portugal. In 2008, he won his first Ballon d’Or and FIFA World Player of the Year awards. Ronaldo then won the FIFA Ballon d’Or in 2013 and 2014.
Ronaldo began his senior club career playing for Sporting CP, before signing with Manchester United at age 18 in 2003.
Ronaldo made his international debut for Portugal in August 2003, at the age of 18. He is Portugal’s most capped player of all time with over 130 caps, and has participated in seven major tournaments: four UEFA European Championships (2004, 2008, 2012 and 2016) and three FIFA World Cups (2006, 2010 and 2014).