Cristiano Ronaldo, in full Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro, (born February 5, 1985, Funchal, Madeira, Portugal), Portuguese football (soccer) forward who was one of the greatest players of his generation. Ronaldo's father, José Dinis Aveiro, was the equipment manager for the local club Andorinha.
Cristiano Ronaldo has now scored an astonishing 700 career goals. ... In scoring against Ukraine, Ronaldo became just the sixth footballer to have scored 700 times in history. He joins Josef Bican, Romario, Pele, Ferenc Puskas and Gerd Muller in the 700 club.
" Ronaldo" He was then spotted by former Liverpool manager, Gerard Houllier at the age of sixteen but Liverpool had no intentions to sign him at that time because they thought he was too young and he needed more time to develop his skills. However, in the summer of 2003, when Sporting played against Manchester United and defeated them, Cristiano caught the attention of Manchester United manager, Sir Alex Ferguson.
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