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Portuguese footballer Cristiano Ronaldo is often regarded as one of the best player in football history. At a very young age, Ronaldo was immediately snapped up by English club Manchester United, where his talent as a winger was spotted by the legendary manager Ferguson. Day by day developing his game and skill, the lethal winger joined another big stage, which was already prepared with worthy opponent.
At Real Madrid he has broken some of the most important goal scoring record that had stood for many years. Most of his unforgettable achievements are also with this Spanish giant side. Ronaldo is also the captain of the Portuguese national team and led them to win the first ever UEFA European Championship. And now at this time with a record five times ballon d’Or award Cristiano is surely to be your interest.
Trivia Questions and answers on CR7:
Here we bring some of the most asked and top favorite trivia questions and answers on Cristiano Ronaldo. Hope you’ll enjoy, and don’t forget to comment with necessary corrections for the questions and answers.
# What is Cristiano Ronaldo’s full name?
Cristiano Ronaldo Dos Santos Aveiro. His father, chose the name Ronaldo for his son as his favorite actor was Ronald Reagan.
# Where & when, Ronaldo was born?
Ronaldo was born in Funchal, Madeira Islands in 1985.
# Cristiano Ronaldo family profile?
Jose Diniz Aveiro (father), Maria Dolores dos Santos Aveiro (mother)
Elma (elder sister), Hugo (elder brother), Liliana Cátia (elder sister)
Cristiano Ronaldo Jr, Mateo Ronaldo and Eva Ronaldo (twins)
And recently Alana Martin Ronaldo – daughter born to Cristiano Ronaldo and Georgina Rodriguez on November 12, 2017.
# Who was the first manager to ‘discover’ Cristiano Ronaldo?
Cristiano was first spotted by Gerard Houllier when he was only 16. But Liverpool couldn’t decide to fund for that young age of a football player.
# Who was his youth inspiration to become a footballer?
Rui Costa and Fernando Couto
# Which club was Ronaldo playing with before joining Manchester United?
It’s true that Cristiano started his football career in CF Andorinha and CD Nacional. But very soon his skills attracted Sporting Lisbon, a renowned Portuguese Football Club.
# How did Cristiano Ronaldo become CR7?
Cristiano Ronaldo wanted No. 28 while joining the Premier league giants, Manchester United. However, Sir Alex Ferguson, the then manager for the red devils, inspired Ronaldo to take the No. 7 shirt.
It was a very exciting and happy proposal for him at that time, as it was previously worn by David Beckham and Eric Cantona. Even after joining the Spanish best side he was also awarded thus to be named as CR7.
# Who was the last Ballon D’or recipient before Cristiano Ronaldo in Manchester United?
George Best was the last Manchester United player to win the Ballon d’Or and it was in 1968.
# What was the remarkable comment from Ruud van Nistelrooy on Cristiano?
“It’s great that such a great talent has joined United and we, as players, want to help him to keep it going. He is very grown-up for his age and looks very good”.
# Who are the best friends on team?
Closest friends are Pepe, Marcelo and Kaká. But the relationship with everyone is great.
# Who else Portuguese player did win the FIFA World Player of the Year Award before Cristiano Ronaldo?
Cristiano Ronaldo was the 2nd Portuguese player to win the award after Luis Figo, another football legend (also played in Real Madrid).
# What is the proudest dream that Cristiano Ronaldo always had?
Captaining the National Football team of Portugal.
# Which Portuguese footballer is Ronaldo frequently compared with?
# Which one is the greatest ever individual performance considered by himself?
The World Cup play-off with Sweden would have to be taken into consideration. A treble by Ronaldo sent Portugal to the finals in Brazil.
# What is his salary and buyout clause?
Salary 32 million EUR, and the amazing release clause is €1bn (ranking 1). That deal will run until the summer of 2021.
# What are the goal records for Cristiano Ronaldo?
All-time career 622, all time club 543, league 376, Europe 115, international 79 (always to be updated).
# What are the greatest achievements for Cristiano Ronaldo as a football player?
UEFA European Championship: 2016, four UEFA champions League, five total Ballon d’Or awards.