Cristiano Ronaldo was born on 5 February 1985 in Funchal, Madeira, Portugal.

He is often regarded as one of the best footballers to have ever played the

game and his performances over the better part of a decade have helped build confidence among football fans.

Ronaldo grew up in Madeira, Portugal, but soon after his graduation from Sporting CP by English club Manchester United,

his talent as a winger was noticed by his legendary manager Sir Alex Ferguson.

Ronaldo spent six years at Manchester United, where he developed his game into a skillful, quick,

lethal winger who could score goals and create opportunities for his teammates.

He won several trophies for Manchester United and also shone for

Portugal before moving to Real Madrid as the world's most expensive player.

At Real Madrid, he has broken some of the most important goal-scoring records that have existed for

many years and have also brought important trophies to the club.

Ronaldo is also the captain of the Portuguese national team and led them to the semi-finals of the 2012 European Championship.

 He has also won several individual awards which have further cemented his position as one of the leading footballers in the world.

Often ranked as one of the best players in the world and widely regarded as one of the best players of all time,

Ronaldo was honored by the Portuguese Football Federation in 2015 to mark his 100th birthday.

Was named the best Portuguese player of all time. He is the only player.

The ceremony won four European Golden Shoe Awards. One of the most marketable athletes in the sport,

Ronaldo was named the world's highest-paid athlete by Forbes in 2016.

In June 2016, ESPN ranked him as one of the most famous athletes in the world. Cristiano Ronaldo

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