- Birthday5th Feb, 85
- Birth PlacePortugal
- Marital statusSingle
- I'm living a dream I never want to wake up from.
- When you’re surrounded by flowers, you breath better.
- We should make the most of life, enjoy it because that’s the way it is.
- I’ve never tried to hide the fact that it is my intention to be the best.
- My free-kick secret? I just look at the net and say ‘take the kick, Cristiano.
- I want to be remembered as part of the group of the greatest players ever.
- Maybe they hate me because im too good.
- When I win awards, I think of him (his father).
- I was saluted by Alex Ferguson when I was subbed and that made me very happy.
- If we can’t help our family, who are we going to help.
- It’s always good to be back in my country, Portugal.
Did you know?
- Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro (Cristiano Ronaldo) began to play soccer at the age of 3.
- His idol is Luis Figo and, he signed with local club Nacional in 1995.
- He joined Academia Sporting football acedemy and played for Portugal in the UEFA Under 17 Championships.
- In 2003 Cristiano made his international debut against Kazakhstan and in the same year became the most expensive teenager in Britain.
- Cristiano's father died in 2005.
- Cristiano signed a new five year contract with Manchester United after the departure of David Beckham.
- Cristiano has made his as a substitute for Manchester United.
- Cristiano Ronaldo has appeared in several Nike adverts.
- In 2008, he scored his first hat-trick against Newcastle.
- In 2009, Cristiano Ronaldo made his Madrid debut.
- In 2010, he scored four goals against Racing de Santander.
- In 2011, he scored his 100th goal against Barcelona and opened the La Liga season with a hat-trick.
Family & relationships
Footballer, Cristiano Ronaldo owns a lavish house in Madrid for more than $7.2 million. Cristiano Ronaldo let cameras inside of his Madrid mansion as a part of the TV show Supercasas few years ago. The modern architecture of the house is done by architect Joaquin Torres.
Location: The mansion is located in one of the posh area of Madrid, Spain. It is the third largest city in the European Union.
Accommodation: The house is spread in 8600 square feet and is built in one story. The grand mansion boasts seven luxurious bedrooms, eight bathrooms, a trophy room and a number of kids’ rooms. The house also boasts Cristiano Ronaldo’s initials on various surfaces.
Leaving his mark
The master bedroom
Alderley Edge Mansion
Cristiano owns a grand mansion in U.K. he bought this mansion in 2006 for more than $6 million. This oversized modern mansion was in news when the neighbors called this house “offensive, brutal and insensitive” as it were built in place of a knocked-down modest family house.
Location: This over sized mansion is built in Alderley Edge which is a village in Cheshire, England. The place is famous for its affluence and expensive houses.
Accommodation: The grand mansion boasts five bedrooms and his and her bathrooms. The house also has luxurious facilities like swimming pool, sauna, cinema and ""media room"". The mansion also has a well equipped gymnasium for the star. The house also has a garage for his flashy wheels.
Neighborhood: Alderley Edge is well-known for its expensive houses and is filled with celebrities. One of the most famous star couple Posh and Beckham also owns a house here.
Elegant landscape garden
The kitchen concept
Fashionista and ShopperA fashion icon that he is, Cristiano always makes heads turn due to his outrageous style which he accessorizes with oodles of attitude. His fashion sense has made him one of the most imitated personality in the word. Also he loves to shop, whether it is for himself or for his numerous girlfriends.
Car CollectionThe cars he possess truly reflects his madness for luxurious cars. He owns a variety of expensive cars which includes BMW M6, Mercedes Benz, and Audi.
Another of his super car
Bentley Continental GTC
It is an intelligent and well equipped vehicle with a 5,998 cubic centimetres (366.0 cu in) (6.0 litre) twin-turbocharged W12 engine, which produces a DIN-rated motive power output of 560 metric horsepower (412 kW; 552 bhp) at 6,100 rpm, and torque of 650 newton metres (479 ft·lbf) at 1,600-6,100 rpm. Torsen-based permanent four-wheel drive is standard. It will accelerate from 0 to 100 kilometres per hour (0 to 62.1 mph) in 4.8 seconds, and go on to reach a top speed of 318 kilometres per hour (197.6 mph).
Ferrari 599 GTB FioranoAnother gem from the stables of the iconic German car makers, Ferrari 599 GTB Fiorano is a fierce car which has the distinction of being the most powerful series production Ferrari road car of its time.
Audi R8The R8 is made distinct by its Germanic exterior styling, cabin, smaller V8 engine, and magnetic dampers. Cristiano has a weak spot for such vehicles and that’s the reason he has been seen frequently in this sedan of his.
Audi Q7Audi Q7 is certainly not the most luxurious cars of Cristiano, but nevertheless he loves his ride like anything.
Audi RS6Audi RS6 evokes memories of Audi’s renowned traditions and experience, and at the same time, the name underlines how latest technology can be blended with the human’s sophisticated sense of styling to have a car that differs from every other model in the market. Cristiano is undoubtedly one of the few persons who can appreciate such a beauty in its complete glory.
Ferrari F430The Ferrari F430 Spider made its world premiere at the Geneva motor show. The car was designed by Pininfarina who used aerodynamic simuation programs which the F1 cars used. It has some super luxury features that includes, the roof panel automatically folds away inside a space above the engine bay. The conversion from a closed top to an open-air convertible is a two-stage folding-action. After a short to and fro the entire top disappears into a closed storage area between the seating and the engine.
Maserati GranCabrioCrafted with hands of perfection and designed using imagination of the highest levels, a Maserretti is the ultimate luxury to have amongst all the vehicles. No surprise it is one of the favorite cars of Cristiano Ronaldo.
Porsche Cayenne TurboThis five seater luxury crossover is a perfect combination of maximum raw power of 368 kW (500 hp) at 6,000 rpm with elegant style. However its enormous power has been well supplemented by accurate control features which make it a gem of a car.
Mercedes-Benz C220 CDI
Mercedes Benz has always surprised and marveled the world with its amazing finesse and immaculate design. Mercedes-Benz C220 is not an exception.
Bugatti VeyronFor those who want to experience the highest level of thrill that raw speed provides, Buggati Veyron is the perfect destination. Acclaimed as the fastest street legal car in the world, Veyron isn’t for the faint hearted and Cristiano is certainly not one of them.
Aston Martin DB9Aston Martin DB9 is a quintessential car perfect for anyone who wants to have a taste of sporting thrill with classic luxury.
Rolls Royce Phantom Drophead Coupe
Its most luxurious amenities include a navigation system with voice recognition, power sunroof, upgraded leather upholstery, rear-view camera, rear-seat DVD entertainment system, 26-speaker premium sound system, 8-disc CD changer, 18-way power front seats, 16-way power rear seats, heated and cooled cup holders, rear-seat tables, outside-temperature indicator, universal garage door opener, power tilt/telescopic heated wood and leather-wrapped steering wheel with radio, climate, and navigation controls, power open/close trunk lid, power closing doors, wireless headphones, iPod adapter, refrigerator, and air conditioning with 5-zone climate controls.
Ferrari 599 GTOCristiano Ronaldo has the very powerful Ferrari 599 GTO as a part of his magnificent car collection.
Rumors arespreading that the famous soccer star has put down cash for his new $500,000 car. Being one of the fastest cars in the world, the Koenigsegg CCX, it hits a top speed of around 250 mph.
With his plush Lamborghini Aventador, the Real Madrid star is as swift as he is on the field. The celebrity bought the pricey vehicle as a birthday present for himself for an estimated $285,081.25. Ronaldo ordered the vehicle in February 2012 in an on trend matte black finish and since then; the soccer player is often seen driving his plush car all over the Madrid streets. Equipped with a powerful engine delivering 700hp and with a maximum speed of 350km/hr, the agile Aventador attains an acceleration of 0-100 km/hr in mere 2.9 sec.
Pricey birthday present
Once the most expensive player in football history Cristiano Ronaldo like to spend his money lavishly. He is very fond of exploring new places around the world hence spend lavishly on vacations. He is spotted in Sardinia more than once as this holds special significance to Cristiano. It's the place he cemented his short romance with Spanish model Nereida Gallardo.
Location: Sardinia is located on the north-western tip of the Italian island and is the second largest island in the Mediterranean Sea. It lies south of the French island of Corsica and north of Sicily, Italy.
Main Attractions: with numerous beaches the island is one of the most beautiful holiday destinations that rich and famous people often opt for. The shining sun, sparkling water and warm sand the island has wild deserted shores to have some good time on. There are many luxurious resorts that provide lavish facilities to the guests. The resorts offer amenities like water spotrs, spa, yaching and many more.
Water Sports: The resorts make arrangemants for the guests who are in love with water sports and Ronaldo is one of them. Aquatic sports like windsurfing, water-skiing, snorkelling or scuba diving in the fish-rich waters are the main attractions.
Island of CorsicaCristiano Ronaldo took advantage of the few days off before joining his national teams for World Cup. With less than a month before the championship starts, just around the corner, he did not wanted to waste time and are headed to his favorite destination, he always had a soft spot for beach and the blue sea, since he grew up with his family in a small island. On his first day off, he took a private plane in Madrid to enjoy three days on the island of Corsica.
MiamiCristiano's one of the favorite holiday destination has been the Miami’s gorgeous beaches, stunning hotels and diverse districts that always excites him.
United Nations Development ProgrammeUNDP is the UN’s global development network, an organization advocating for change and connecting countries to knowledge, experience and resources to help people build a better life.
Ronaldo has been the ambassador for the online Score for the Red Cross fundraising campaign, part of the official UEFA EURO 2008 humanitarian project launched by UEFA together with the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and the Red Cross societies of the nations playing in the tournament in Austria and Switzerland.
Charity for TsunamiRonaldo has done charity work that includes covering the expenses of an 11-year-old Indonesian tsunami survivor and his father to attend one of their World Cup qualifiers. After the two World Cup qualifiers in June, Ronaldo flew to Indonesia to visit the areas affected by the tsunami and to raise funds. He met the President of the Indonesian Republic Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, the President of East Timor Xanana Gusmão and raised over 1 billion rupiah.
Charity Match for Hometown of MadeiraRonaldo lifted up his Real Madrid jersey to reveal a t-shirt on which was simply written 'MADEIRA,' to commemorate the recent loss of life in Madeira. Cristiano Ronaldo who is the world's most expensive footballer was born in the poor district of Funchal, the capital city of Madeira. He wanted to contribute for this cause and stated that "It's where I grew up and where my family live,"Ronaldo told the Real Madrid website. "I couldn't believe what I saw on the television. I want to help in any way I can."
TIME FORCE Watches
Cristiano Ronaldo is not a new name in the field of watches. A leading Spanish watchmaking company – with over 40 year’s experience and a presence in more than 50 countries, has also launched the stunning collections of jewelry which bears the name of Cristiano Ronaldo. Time Force has presented him not only single special edition wristwatch, but also a full range of 25 pieces. The complete collection of Cristiano Ronaldo Watches comprises three ranges that not only bears the unmistakable stamp of the player but also reflects his style and personality that are the Cristiano Ronaldo limited edition watches, Cristiano Ronaldo concept watches, and the Cristiano Ronaldo concept watches.
CR9 WatchesThe most expensive soccer player in the world Cristiano Ronaldo has his own fashion line called “CR7” collections. CR9 watches have gained importannce because Ronaldo’s club since 2003, Manchester United features the official watches.
GucciHe has been spotted wearing a Gucci watch when he was leaving from Da Silvano restaurant in Greenwich village after having lunch with two beautiful ladies. He has also been spotted wearing a Gucci white belt.
NikeCristiano Ronaldo wears Nike Portugal Home Soccer Socks.
Jacob & Co Watch
Cristiano Ronaldo sporting the latest Epic Watch by Jacob & Co.