Cristiano Ronaldo was born on February 5, 1985, in Funchal, Madeira, Portugal. Manchester United paid £12 million to sign him in 2003—a record fee for a player of his age. In the 2004 FA Cup final, he scored Manchester’s first three goals and helped them capture the championship. In 2008, he set a franchise record for goals scored. In 2009, Real Madrid paid a record $131 million for his services
“I’ve worked hard to get to the highest level, and I’ll continue doing it to stay where I am,” Ronaldo said. “I maintain the same attitude and dedication in every single training session and every match.”
The 2015-2016 season saw Portugal’s all-time leading scorer become the first player to score at least 30 goals in six consecutive La Liga seasons.He also led Real Madrid to the club’s record 11th Champions League title last month and had scored 526 career goals.
This isn’t the first time the 31-year-old has expressed his belief in his place in soccer’s annals: “I don’t doubt that I will go down in footballing history,” Ronaldo said in May. “Whether people like it or not, the numbers speak for themselves.”
Portugal beat France to win Euro 2016 final in Paris on Sunday night, Cristiano Ronaldo outstanding soccer players in the world, he is, in fact, the best of the last 20 years.
Cristiano Ronaldo holds aloft the Henri Delaunay Trophy after Portugal defeated tournament hosts France to win Euro 2016
Eder’s goal brought tears to Portugal captain Ronaldo’s eyes – who was earlier forced off the pitch due to injury.
Cristiano Ronaldo and Portugal won Euro 2016 as they beat France 1-0 in the final to lift the trophy in Paris.