Presentation on theme: "A Stars Bio Cristiano Ronaldo Biography Birthdate:05 Feb 1985 Birthplace: Madeira, Portugal Sport:Soccer Position:Winger Nationality:Portuguese Appearances:239."— Presentation transcript:
Biography Birthdate:05 Feb 1985 Birthplace: Madeira, Portugal Sport:Soccer Position:Winger Nationality:Portuguese Appearances:239 Goals:92
Early Life He began kicking football when he was three. His passion for sport was obvious so he quickly joined an amateur team when he was just eight Andorinha where his father was the kit man. He started real professional football when he moved to Nacional a top second division team. After he won the title with Nacional he went for a three day trial in Sporting Lisbon one of the top teams in portugal.
Manchester United Man Utds boss decided that he wanted Ronaldo in his team. Ronaldo was signed for a fee of £12.24 million, becoming the club's first ever Portuguese player. His first season was a big success as he the special young player of the year award. In 2006 he was improved by scoring more and creating more chances to his team mates. In 2006/2007 season he scored 20 goals and won the PFA players player of the year and PFA young player of the year awards.
The incredible season In 2007/2008 Ronaldo started the season strong enough to show how fast he is developing. In December 2007 it was announced that he came in third in the FIFA world player of the year award. In January 2008 he brought his total goals to 26 which is hard for strikers to make in an entire season. Ronaldo kept impressing everyone by succeeding to advance with his team to the champions league final and being top of the EPL. He ended this remarkable season by scoring 42 goals and wining the double both the champions league and the EPL. He also won the European golden boot for his goals.
Future After spending the most successful season with Manchester United. Ronaldo was confused whether to make a move to another top club or not. On June 2008, Ronaldo declared his desire to move to the legendary club Real Madrid. After declaring interest in him Madrid are trying to sign him in a lot of ways that made Manchester United send an official complaint to the FIFA. Ronaldo is currently playing the Euro cup with his national team Portugal and said that he will discuss this matter after the tournament he has to focus in it.
International Career Ronaldo had previously played for Portugal at the 2002 UEFA European Under-17 Championship and at the U18 and U21 level. He eventually made his full international debut in August 2003. In Euro 2006 he wanted to put a smile on the fans face so he gave his best in this tournament as it was hosted by Portugal, but unfortunatley they made it all the way to the final and lost to Greece in a surprising loss. Ronaldo scored his first World Cup goal against Iran with a penalty kick in 2006 and they made a decent performance in this tournament by reaching the semi finals but falling short to France.
Quick Stats Played 57 games for his country. Scored 23 international goals. Signed for Man Utd in 2003 on a fee of $28 million. Played a total of 239 matches with Man Utd and scored 92 goals. He was named Ronaldo after US president Ronald Reagan as his father adored him.
Individual Honors Professional Footballers' Association PFA Players' Player of the Year: 2007, 2008 PFA Young Player of the Year: 2007 PFA Fans' Player of the Year: 2007, 2008 PFA Premier League Team of the Year: 2005-2006, 2006- 2007, 2007-2008 PFA Fans' Player of the Month: October 2006, February 2007, November 2007, January 2008 Barclays Premier League Barclays Player of the Season: 2006-2007, 2007-2008 Barclays Player of the Month: November 2006, December 2006, January 2008, March 2008 Barclays Golden Boot: 2007–08 Barclays Merit Award: 2008 Football Writers' Association Award: 2007, 2008
Career Totals ClubApplicati ons GoalsAssists Sporting Club 3158 Manchester United 2389243 Career Totals 2699751