|Full name||Cristiano Ronaldo|
|Date of birth||5 February 1985|
|Place of birth||Portugal|
|Height||1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)|
|Current club||Real Madrid|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).
Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro (born 5 February 1985 in Funchal, Madeira), better known as Cristiano Ronaldo, is a Portuguese football player. He plays for the Spanish club Real Madrid and the Portugal national team.
Ronaldo was born on 5 February 1985 in Funchal, Madeira, Portugal. In 2003, Cristiano Ronaldo joined Manchester United from Sporting Portugal. He was given the number 7. This number had been worn by George Best, Eric Cantona and David Beckham before him.
In the 2007/08 season, he became the only player in the last 25 years to win both the FIFPro "Player of the Year" and the FIFPro "Young Player of the Year" awards in the same season. In that season, he scored a total of 41 goals and won the European Golden Boot, an award which is given to the top scorer.
Ronaldo is currently the second most expensive professional football player of all time, after moving from Manchester United to Real Madrid for approximately £80m. At his presentation as Real Madrid player, 80,000 people greeted him at the Santiago Bernabéu Stadium. This is the world record, passing Diego Maradona's presentation for Napoli.
Club career statistics[change | change source]
|Club performance||League||Cup||League Cup||Continental||Total|
|Portugal||League||Cup of Portugal||Portuguese League Cup||Europe||Total|
|England||League||FA Cup||Football League Cup||Europe||Total|
|2003/04||Manchester United||Premier League||29||4||5||2||1||0||5||0||40||6|
|Spain||League||Copa del Rey||Copa de la Liga||Europe||Total|
|2009/10||Real Madrid||La Liga||29||26||0||0||–||6||7||35||33|
International career statistics[change | change source]
|Portugal national team|
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