Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro is a 36-year-old footballer who was born in Sao Pedro in Portugal to the family of Jose Dinis Aveiro and Maria Dolores dos Santos Viveiro da Aveiro.
He is a Manchester United player and has played very important roles in helping his team qualify to the Round of 16 of UCL
He is the fourth and last child of the family. His siblings are Hugo, Liliana Katia, and Elma. Ronaldo is the
Ronaldo’s father, Jose, was a part-time kits man and a gardener, while his mother Maria was a cook and a cleaner.
His parents were poor, and his father, an alcoholic, was usually emotionally distant from his kids and wives. This situation scarred his relationship with Cristiano as they never bonded properly.
Ronaldo and his family were so poor that he and his family had to share a room in a poor Catholic home of the Funchal parishes in a small roofed hut in Santo Antonio.
Before giving birth to Cristiano, Maria had stated that she had considered aborting Cristiano as she believed she would be sending a fourth child into poverty and without a fatherly figure to look up to.
Her planned abortion eventually failed when the doctor refused to conduct the process, forcing them to stick with having Ronaldo.
After his birth, his father Jose named him after his favorite actor and former US President Ronald Reagan.
Cristiano joined a boy’s football club in Portugal, where he got to play with kids his age.
His father supported his career path, and soon Cristiano started getting the needed acknowledgments from professional youth Clubs.
However, his school time was sacrificed as he preferred training to work on his assignments.
When Cristiano was 14 years, he believed he could play football professionally and talked with his mother about it.
The family agreed that he should stop schooling from focusing on his football career.
As fate would have it, Cristiano was expelled from school at about the same time because he threw a chair at his teacher, whom Cristiano claimed was disrespectful.
Ronaldo football started on a high note when he commenced his football career, and all seemed to be going well until he was diagnosed with a racing heart which threatened to cut short his career.
However, he was lucky enough to undergo laser surgery to fix his heart issues and was discharged a few days after it came out successful. He soon returned to his football training sections.
In 2005 Cristiano lost his father, Jose, due to his drinking issues, resulting in a liver problem.
He was 52 years of age when he died, and at that time, Cristiano was just 20 years old.
Maria’s mother is very close to Cristiano as they are always seen together whenever he is out to receive his Awards.
Hugo, his elder brother, is the Museu CR7 director, and into the construction business, Christiano helped him establish.
Hugo was once into drugs, but with Cristiano’s help, he was able to overcome it.
The two sisters are into the clothing business.
Still, Catia, the elder sister, always wanted to make music as a child, so Cristiano helped make her dreams come true, and she started her musical career with La Ronalda as her stage name.
In 2014 she went for a Portuguese reality show called Survivor, which also helped boost her profile as a star.
Girlfriend and Children
Cristiano had his son Cristiano Jr in 2010 when he was 25 years old through a surrogate mother whose identity is not Known.
The boy, who is 11 years old, currently plays for Juventus under the youth team.
Georgina Rodriguez and Cristiano have been dating since 2016 after they met in a Gucci shop in Madrid where she used to work.
Still, they spoke more comfortably for the first time when they met again at another event outside her work environment.
The 27 years old model was born in Jaca, Spain, to an Argentine father and a Spanish mother.
Her father, Jorge Rodriguez, spent ten years in jail for trafficking cocaine.
Rodriguez grew up in the Jaca and tried learning how to dance before studying English in London.
She started her modeling career after her studies in London.
Cristiano had his twins Eva and Matteo in June 2017 through surrogacy, and their mother’s identity is also unknown to the public.
In the same year, Georgina Cristiano’s girlfriend gave birth to his daughter Alana Martina on the 12th of November.
Rodriguez and Cristiano announced in November 2021 that they would be both be expecting twins. while the pair look to be set on getting married soon, there are some rumors on a potential family debacle from Ronaldo’s family taking the Argentine to the Altar.
House, Cars, and Private Jets
Cristiano is no doubt one of the biggest athletes in the world and has got quite a list of assets in his possession.
He has a mansion in Alderley Edge, Cheshire, London, which he bought in 2006 when he was 20 years old.
The mansion has five bedrooms, six bathrooms, a media room, a sauna, a swimming pool, a cinema, a gymnasium, and a car garage.
He has an apartment in Trump’s tower in New York, United States.
The apartment has three bedrooms, three-and-a-half bathrooms, and a 2509 square loft.
Cristiano also has a massive mansion close to Madrid that covers 8,600 square feet with two levels, eight bathrooms, seven bedrooms, kid’s rooms, a trophy room, a home gym, a swimming pool, and a car garage.
He has another mansion in Portugal, a house in Cocobay residential tower, and a home in Funchal near Lisbon.
Cristiano loves Luxurious cars as well.
He owns a Lamborghini Aventador, Koenigsegg CCX, Ferrari Monza SP1, Rolls-Royce Phantom drophead coupe, Mercedes G wagon Brabus, Bentley Continental GTC, McLaren Senna, Aston Martin DB9, Porsche 911 Carrera, Porsche Cayenne Turbo, Maserati GranCabrio, Bugatti Chiron, Rolls-Royce Cullinan, Bugatti Centodieci, and Bugatti Veyron.
Cristiano has two private jets, and they are the Gulfstream g200 Gulfstream 650.
Cristiano has been in a partnership with Nike since 2003, and in 2016 his contract was renewed to a lifetime deal.
In 2014 Cristiano was made a brand ambassador to Clear shampoo, MTG training gear six pad, and TAG Heuer.
ALTICE Portugal partnered with Cristiano in 2015, and it was renewed in 2019. American Tourister Made Cristiano, their global brand ambassador in 2018. Cristiano became a brand ambassador with DAZN in August 2018.
In 2020 Garena free fire made him their brand ambassador, and in 2021, he signed a two-year deal with LiveScore to become their global brand ambassador.
Salary, Market Value, And Net Worth
Cristiano earns 93 million dollars in Manchester United and is only behind Leo Messi, PSG star.
For a 36-year-old heading to 37, the Portuguese command a lot of value, and he is currently priced at 45 million Euros.
Ronaldo is one of the wealthiest footballers globally and has a net worth of over 500 million dollars.