Cristiano Ronaldo HD Wallpapers
Cristiano Ronaldo is widely considered as a football genius and one of Popular Athlete in modern times. Due to his amazing football skills and performance on field, he has received numerous awards and has been named with honors many times. Recently in January 2014, at a ceremony held at the Belém Palace, he was raised to the rank of Grand Officer of the Order of Prince Henry by the President of Portugal Aníbal Cavaco Silva which, as the president said, was an effort “to distinguish an athlete of world renown who has been a symbol of Portugal globally, contributing to the international projection of the country and setting an example of tenacity for future generations”.
Ronaldo was named as the most marketable football player in the world by international sports market research company Repucom in May 2014. Besides his skills and mind blowing statistics, he is also soothing for the eyes. So here are some of the best Cristiano Ronaldo HD Wallpapers 2015.
Cristiano Ronaldo HD Wallpapers 2015
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Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro famously known as just Cristiano Ronaldo is regarded by many in the sport as the current best player in the world and also regarded as one of the greatest soccer players of all time. He is a member of Portuguese national team and plays also as a forward for Spanish club Real Madrid. Cristiano Ronaldo is also the current captain of the Portugal national soccer team. He was diagnosed with a racing heart at the age of 15. The physical problem due to racing heart forced him to give up playing football. He had undergone an operation where laser was used to cauterize the area of Ronaldo’s heart that was causing the racing heart problem. Ronaldo then successfully resumed his training few days later after the operation.
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Cristiano Ronaldo was born on 5 February 1985 in a neighborhood of Funchal called Santo António, Madeira. He is youngest child of Maria Dolores dos Santos Aveiro and José Dinis Aveiro. His mother, Maria Aveiro was a cook and his father, José Aveiro was a municipal gardener. He was named as “Ronaldo” after then-U.S. president Ronald Reagan. Ronald Reagan was chosen to give tribute because he is the favorite actor of his father José Aveiro. Ronaldo has two older sisters, Elma and Liliana Cátia and one older brother, Hugo. During his childhood days, Ronaldo lived in poverty while sharing a room with his brother and sisters. Ronaldo was quite popular at school but was expelled after he threw a chair at his teacher.
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Ronaldo began his career as a youth player at the age of eight. He joined amateur team Andorinha where his father served his duty as a kit man. He spent two years with Andorinha and after that, he moved to local club C.D. Nacional. After a title-winning campaign with C.D. Nacional, he was invited to a three-day trial with Portuguese giants Sporting CP in 1997. The club was quite happy with Ronaldo’s skill and subsequently signed him for an undisclosed sum. After playing as a member of Sporting CP for a couple of years, he caught the attention of then Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson. Alex was so excited to see him practice that he signed young Ronaldo for £12.2 million equivalent of €15 million in 2003.
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He spent his career with Manchester United from 2003 to 2009 while scoring 84 goals in 196 appearances for the team. During his transfer from Manchester United to Real Madrid in 2009, Ronaldo became the world’s Most Expensive player. He successfully bagged a transfer fee worth of £80 million equivalent to €94 million/$132 million and also bagged a buyout clause worth of €1 billion in 2009. He holds the record for most goals scored in a single UEFA Champions League season with his 17 goals in the 2013–14 football season. He was named the greatest goal scorer to play in the UEFA Champions League in a 2014 UEFA poll. He is also the first player ever to score against every team in a single season in La Liga.
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