Cristiano Ronaldo was born and raised in Madeira, He started his senior club career playing for Sporting CP before signing with Manchester United in 2003 at the age of 18, winning the FA CUP in his first season.
He also won three consecutive PREMIER LEAGUE titles, the Champions League and the FIFA CLUB WORLD CUP. At the age of 23, he won his first Ballon d'Or. Cristiano Ronaldo was the subject of the then most expensive association football transfer when he signed for Real Madrid in 2009 in a transfer worth €94 million (£80 million).
He won 15 trophies in Real Madrid, including two La Liga titles, two Copa del Rey and four Champions Leagues titles, and He became the club's all time top goal scorer. He also finished runner-up for the Ballon d'Or three times, behind his rival Lionel Messi and won back-to-back Ballons d'Or in 2013 and 2014, Also in 2016 and 2017.
In 2018, Ronaldo signed for Juventus in a transfer worth an initial €100 million (£88 million), the most expensive transfer for an Italian club and the most expensive transfer for a player over 30 years old. He won two Serie A titles, two Super Coppa Italia and a Coppa Italia before returning to Manchester United in September 2021.
Cristiano Ronaldo made his senior international debut for Portugal in 2003 at the age of 18 and has since earned over 170 caps making him Portugal's most capped player ever With more than 100 goals at international level, he is also the nation's all time top goal scorer. He has played in and scored at 11 major tournaments; he scored his first international goal at Euro 2004 where he helped Portugal reach the final.
He assumed full captaincy of the national team in July 2008. In 2015, Ronaldo was named the best Portuguese player of all time by the Portuguese Football Federation. The following year, he led Portugal to their first major tournament title at Euro 2016 and received the Silver Boot as the second-highest goal scorer of the tournament. He also led them to victory in the inaugural UEFA Nations League in 2019, and later received the Golden Boot as top scorer of Euro 2020.
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