Cristiano Ronaldo is a Portugeese footballer who plays for Real Madrid as a forward. He is widely considered by many as the best footballer in the world and one of the greatest of all time. In 2008, he won his first Ballon D’or and FIFA World Player of the Year awards. He then won the FIFA Ballon d’Or in 2013 and 2014. In 2015, Ronaldo scored his 500th senior career goal for club and country.
He was born in Madeira, Portugal on February 5, 1985. Ronaldo began his club career playing for Sporting CP, before signing with Manchester United at the age of 18 in 2003. He went on to become one of the best players at Manchester United and eventually got transferred to Real Madrid for a record transfer. He along with his career rival Lionel Messi, broke records after record in Spain.
In 2015, he became Real Madrid’s all time top scorer. He is also the record goal scorer in the UEFA Champions League. He has won numerous trophies including the Champions League, Premier League, La Liga and also UEFA Euro 2016.