Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro, commonly known as Cristiano Ronaldo, is a Portuguese professional footballer who was born on February 5, 1985, in Madeira, Portugal. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest football players of all time. He is also the most followed person in Instagram with 560m followers. All of his fame I believe comes from healthy lifestyle that he follows and maintains every day. He is also regarded as most determined and hard working professional athlete.
At the age of eight, Ronaldo started playing football with the Andorinha amateur team. Later, he relocated to Sporting Lisbon and Nacional, where he eventually made his professional debut in 2002 at the age of 17. He joined Manchester United in 2003, spending six incredibly successful seasons there and winning several awards, including three Premier League championships and the UEFA Champions League.
In 2009, Ronaldo signed with Real Madrid for a then-world record transfer fee of £80 million. He went on to spend nine seasons with the club, where he won four Champions League titles and four Ballon d'Or awards (awarded to the world's best player). In 2018, Ronaldo signed with Italian club Juventus, where he continues to play as of 2021.
Throughout his career, Ronaldo has set numerous records and achieved numerous accolades. He is the all-time top scorer for Real Madrid and the Portugal national team, and he has scored over 750 career goals in total. He has also won numerous individual awards, including five European Golden Shoes (awarded to the leading scorer in European leagues), and he has been named to the UEFA Team of the Year and the FIFA FIFPro World11 numerous times.
Off the field, Ronaldo is known for his philanthropy and charitable work. He has donated millions of dollars to various causes, including the fight against childhood hunger and cancer research. He is also known for his fashion and personal branding, and he has numerous sponsorship deals with major companies. He is also regarded successful in his business endeavors. At present, Ronaldo earns around $45m per year in commercial fees from a host of brands. As well as Nike, he has represented Altice, Herbalife, DAZN, MTG, Clear shampoo, Abbott, and Unilever over recent years.
Ronaldo's legacy will undoubtedly inspire future generations of footballers for years to come. His dedication to his sport, hard work, and philanthropy have earned him the respect and admiration of millions worldwide. He is an inspiration not only for his on-field achievements but also for his determination to make a positive impact off the field. Ronaldo's success is a testament to his relentless pursuit of excellence and a healthy lifestyle. He serves as a role model for aspiring athletes and young people worldwide, proving that with hard work, dedication, and a healthy lifestyle, anyone can achieve their goals and make a positive impact on the world.