His name was inspired by the former US-president, Ronald Reagan, whom his father was influenced by.
Initially, United had just planned to sign Ronaldo and then loan him back to Sporting for a year. Development and breakthrough Ronaldo became Manchester United's first-ever Portuguese player when he signed before the —04 season.
He had a one-match ban imposed on him by UEFA for a " one-fingered gesture " towards Benfica fans,  and was sent off in the Manchester derby —a 3—1 defeat—for kicking Manchester City 's former United player Andy Cole.
Collective and individual success Ronaldo during the —07 season At the quarter-final stage of the —07 UEFA Champions LeagueRonaldo scored his first-ever goals in the competition, finding the net twice in a 7—1 victory over Roma.
He missed three matches after headbutting a Portsmouth player at the start of the season, an experience he said taught him not to let opponents provoke him.
He finished the campaign with 33 goals in all competitions, including a hat-trick in a 4—1 win against Mallorca on 5 Mayhis first in the Spanish competition. Although he failed to find the net during Madrid's eventual elimination in the Champions League semi-finals, he equalised from the penalty spot in the return league game and scored the match-winning goal in the rd minute of the Copa del Rey finalwinning his first trophy in Spain.
Ronaldo scored 46 league goals during the La Liga championship success in his third season in Spain. During the following campaign, the —12 seasonRonaldo surpassed his previous goalscoring feats to achieve a new personal best of 60 goals across all competitions.
Cristiano has four children: Cristiano Jr, twins Eva and Mateo, and daughter Alana Martina. The footballer's mum Maria Dolores dos Santos Aveiro also celebrated her grandchildren's birthday by. Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro was born on February 5, , in Madeira, Portugal to Maria Dolores dos Santos Aveiro and José Diniz Aveiro. Cristiano has an elder brother, Hugo and two elder sisters, Elma and Liliana Cátia. MSN Malaysia Sports features news, opinions, analysis, player rankings, scores, standings, videos and slideshows on soccer, badminton, golf, tennis, formula one and more.
He again scored twice, including a penalty, in the Champions League semi-finals against Bayern Munichresulting in a 3—3 draw, but his penalty kick in the shootout was saved by Manuel Neuerleading to Madrid's elimination. With a goal in each leg by the Portuguese, Madrid won the Spanish Super Cup on away goals following a 4—4 aggregate draw against Barcelona.
In the first knockout round of the Champions League, Ronaldo faced his former club Manchester United for the first time. Accounting for all competitions, he ended the season with a total of 55 goals.
Real Madrid's failure to win major silverware and reports of division among the players prompted speculation regarding Ronaldo's future at the club.
In the knockout phase of the competition, he scored a brace in each leg of a 9—2 aggregate win against Schalke 04 helping Madrid advance to the quarter-finals.
His goal in a 3—0 home win over Borussia Dortmund—his th Champions League match—took his total for the season to 14 goals, equalling the record Messi had set two years before.
Ronaldo played the final against medical advice, later commenting:Christiano Ronaldo was born in Santo Antonio, a neighbourhood in Madeira in Portugal. His father José Dinis Aveiro was a gardener and his mother Maria Dolores dos Santos Aveiro was a cook. Maria Dolores dos Santos Aveiro is the mother of famous Portuguese football player Cristiano Ronaldo.
Maria played a vital role in helping Ronaldo achieve his dream of becoming a famous footballer. Cristiano Ronaldo has opted to leave Spanish giants Real Madrid for Italian champions Juventus for the next — and possibly final — chapter of one of the greatest careers the game has seen.
Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro was born on February 5, , in Madeira, Portugal to Maria Dolores dos Santos Aveiro and José Diniz Aveiro.
Famous as the son of soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo, he is known by the nickname "Cristianinho." His father has been secretive as to the identity of Cristianinho's mother.
His grandparents are Maria Dolores dos Santos Aveiro and José Dinis Aveiro and he has an uncle named Hugo and aunts named Elma. Cristiano Ronaldo Family Tree, Father, Mother, Siblings, Relationships, Children & More Posted By: joy root | February 15, A family is the most important part of any human being and it shows the effect on a person life.