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Thread: Cristiano Ronaldo
05-24-2008, 05:20 AM #1
- Full name Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro
- Birthday February 5, 1985 (age 23)
- Birthplace Funchal, Madeira, Portugal
- Height 1.84 m
- Weight 75kg
- Nickname Ronnie, CR, Rocket Ronaldo, CR7, C. Ronaldo
- Position Right/Left Winger
- Current club Manchester United
- Youth club Andorinha , CD Nacional and Sporting
- Hero Maradona
- Actor Jean Claude Vandamme
- Actress Angelina Jolie
- Movies "The Sixth Sense", "The Rock"
- Music Dance Music
Interesting facts about Cristiano Ronaldo
- Became the most expensive teenager in Britain in 2003.
- -His idol is Luis Figo.
- -Was selected for the Portuguese Olympic football team for 2004.
- -Signed by Manchester United from Sporting Lisbon in August 2003 for an initial £12,240,000.
- -Made his full Manchester United debut against Wolves in August
- -Scored 2 goals that helped Manchester United beat Arsenal 4-2 at Highbury.
- -Has appeared in a Suzuki TV advert.
- -Voted player of the 2003/04 season.
- -His father named him after former American President Ronald Reagan.
- -He was the first ever Portugese Manchester United player.
- -His parents names are Maria Dolores dos Santos Aveiro and Jose Diniz Aveiro.
- -Before joining Manchester United he played against them for Sporting Lisbon weeks later he was signed by Manchester United.
- -Sporting Lisbon signed him up for their schoolboy team at the age of 13 for £1,500.
- -He was born into a poor family on the Portuguese island of Madeira off the Morrocan coast.
- -Was signed by Manchester United as a long term replacement for David Beckham.
- -He is a very big idol in his hometown Madeira.
- -Made his international debut for Portugal against Kazakhstan in August 2003.
- -Starting playing for his local football side Nacional.
- -In the first ever FIFPro awards was voted the special young player of the year award.
- -After playing against Manchester United in a pre-season friendly the Manchester United players urged the manager to sign Cristiano on the the plane back to Manchester.
- -Bought a £1.5 million pound mansion in Cheshire which was previously owned by 3 former Manchester United players.
- -Scored Manchester United’s 1,000th league goal against Middlesbrough FC.
- -Wears the number 17 shirt whenever he plays for Portugal.
- -Was named in the UEFA Team of the year 2004.
- -Ended the 2004/05 season making 50 appearances and scoring 9 goals.
- -His career honors include FA Cup winner (2004) Euro 2004 finalist (2004) UEFA Team of the Year (2004) FA Cup finalist (2005) FIFPro Special Young Player of the Year (2005)
- -Cristiano was first spotted by former Liverpool F.C manager Gerrard Houllier at the age of 16.
- -Cristiano drives a red Ferrari 435.
- -League Cup Winner 2006.
- -Was named the PFA’s player of the month for March. (April 2006)
- -Ended the 2005/06 season making 37 appearances 10 as a sub and scoring a season best for Manchester united with 12 goals.
05-24-2008, 11:30 PM #2
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