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Facts about Cristiano Ronaldo

1. He has won five Ballon d'Or awards, which is a record for a European player. This prestigious award is given to the best football player in the world.

2. Ronaldo has scored over 835 goals throughout his career, making him one of the top goal-scorers of all time.

3. He is the first footballer in history to earn over $1 billion in career earnings. ( Forbes Magazine )

4. Ronaldo has played for three of the biggest clubs in football: Manchester United, Real Madrid, and Juventus. He is now playing in Saudi Arabia’s club ( Al Naser ).

5. He has a private jet and owns a $7.2 million apartment in New York City.

6. Ronaldo is also a successful entrepreneur and has invested in various businesses, including hotels, gyms, and restaurants.

7. He has a museum dedicated to his life and career in his hometown of Funchal, Madeira, Portugal.

8. Ronaldo has a massive social media following, with over 550 million followers( Instagram ) across various platforms.

9. He has a close relationship with his mother and even named his first son after her, Cristiano Ronaldo Jr.

10. Ronaldo is known for his charitable work and has donated millions of dollars to various causes, including children's hospitals and disaster relief efforts.

11. Ronaldo is the most followed athlete on Instagram, with over 579 million followers as of 2023.

12. He is the first player to score in every group stage match of a Champions League campaign, achieving this feat during the 2017-2018 season.

13. Ronaldo has won four European Golden Shoes, which is awarded to the top goal-scorer in European leagues.

14. He has scored over 122 international goals for Portugal, making him one of the top goal-scorers in international football history.

15. Ronaldo is known for his work ethic and dedication to his training regime. He is often one of the first players to arrive at the training ground and one of the last to leave.

16. Ronaldo has a strong rivalry with Lionel Messi, with the two players often competing for individual and team awards.

17. He has a line of clothing and fragrance products called CR7, which is named after his initials and jersey number.

18. Ronaldo has won numerous team and individual awards throughout his career, including five Champions League titles, three Premier League titles, and a European Championship with Portugal.

19. He is a big fan of cars and owns a collection of luxury vehicles, including a Bugatti Chiron and a Lamborghini Aventador.

20. Ronaldo is also known for his unique celebration after scoring goals, which involves a jump and mid-air twist.

21. He has a close relationship with his family and has named his elder son, Cristiano Ronaldo Jr., after himself.

22. Ronaldo is an excellent free-kick taker and has scored over 60 free-kick goals throughout his career.

23. He has won the UEFA Champions League with two different clubs, Manchester United and Real Madrid, and is the all-time top scorer in the competition.

24. Ronaldo has a charitable foundation called the CR7 Foundation, which supports children's causes and provides aid to disadvantaged communities.

25. He is also a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador and has supported various campaigns and initiatives to improve the lives of children around the world.

26. Ronaldo is known for his impressive physical fitness and has been praised for his dedication to his diet and exercise routine.

27. He is fluent in several languages, including Portuguese, English, and Spanish.

28. Ronaldo has appeared on the cover of the popular video game FIFA several times, and his likeness is featured in the game as one of the top players.

29. He has also starred in several commercials and advertising campaigns for major brands such as Nike, and Armani.

30. Ronaldo is considered a true football icon and has left a lasting legacy on the sport. His incredible skills, hard work, and dedication have made him one of the greatest players of all time and a true inspiration to millions of fans around the world.

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