(Funchal, Madeira, Portugal, 5 February 1985)
Better known as Cristiano Ronaldo is a Portuguese footballer. Heserves as an end and now plays for Real Madrid in the Primera Division in Spain. He is considered one of the best players and one of the sport moremedia today. He has been honored with the award for best player in the Premier League in 2007 and 2008, and Portuguese Athlete of the Year those same years.His remarkable performance in the 2007-08 season earned him the Golden Boot, Golden Ball and the FIFA World Player in 2008.
He began his career at anearly age in your local CD Nacional and then joining Sporting Lisbon, a club with which debuted in the top flight of Portuguese football in 2001. Afterobserving it in a friendly in 2003, the Manchester United signed him for £ 12.24 million. After lengthy negotiations in mid-2009 was transferred toSpanish club Real Madrid for £ 80 million (€ 94 million, U.S. $ 132 million), becoming the most expensive transfer in soccer history. He made his firstappearance with the Portuguese in 2003 and since 2008 he was appointed as captain of your choice.
The greatest achievements of his career has managed toManchester, which won three Premier League, FA Cup, two Football League Cups, the Community Shield, Champions League UEFA and FIFA Club World Cup .However, it has not obtained any title to Portugal, selection that won the runner yet at Euro 2004 in Portugal, and a fourth in World Cup 2006 in Germany.