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This is a Portuguese name; the first family name is dos Santos and the second is Aveiro.
Cristiano Ronaldo
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Personal information
Full name Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro
Date of birth 5 February 1985 (1985-02-05) (age 25)
Place of birth Funchal, Madeira, Portugal
Height 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)[1]
Playing position Winger
Forward
Club information
Current club Real Madrid
Number 9
Youth career
1993–1995 Andorinha
1995–1997 Nacional
1997–2001 Sporting CP
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2001–2003 Sporting CP 25 (3)
2003–2009 Manchester United 196 (84)
2009– Real Madrid 17 (15)
National team
2001–2002 Portugal U-17 9 (6)
2003 Portugal U-20 5 (1)
2002–2003 Portugal U-21 6 (3)
2004 Portugal U-23 3 (1)
2003– Portugal 69 (22)
* .Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 23:55, 14 March 2010 (UTC).^ Gonzalo Higuain scored the only goal Wednesday as Real Madrid beat FC Zurich 1-0 in a Champions League Group C match.
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^ The only way he can excel is in the midst of crappy English Premier League clubs like Wigan, Derby, Newcastle, & everyone else that is not in the top 6.
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^ IHateGloryHunters Said in August 24th, 2007 @5:55 pm Acutally, Ronaldo has 17 goals and Rooney had 14, I rest my case.
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† Appearances (Goals).
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 20:35, 3 March 2009 (UTC)
.Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro, OIH, (Portuguese pronunciation: [kɾɨʃˈtiɐnu ʁuˈnaɫdu]; born 5 February 1985),[2] commonly known as Cristiano Ronaldo, is a Portuguese footballer who plays as a winger for Spanish club Real Madrid and serves as captain of the Portuguese national team.^ Cristiano Ronaldo , OIH (; born 5 February 1985) is a Portuguese footballer who plays as a winger for Spanish club Real Madrid and serves as captain of the Portuguese national team.
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^ "Cristiano Ronaldo plans Real move".
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^ I want to play for Real Madrid and dream of doing so," Ronaldo told the Spanish sports daily Marca .
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.Ronaldo currently holds the distinction of being the most expensive player in football history after having transferred to Real Madrid from Manchester United in a deal worth £80 million (94m, US$132m).^ Ronaldo currently holds the distinction of being the most expensive player in football history after having transferred to Real Madrid from Manchester United in a deal worth £80 million ( € 94m, US$ 132m).

^ "Real Madrid and Manchester United seal the transfer of Cristiano Ronaldo" .

^ Video Platini hits out at Ronaldo Real Madrid deal .
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.His contract with Real Madrid is believed to have made him the highest-paid football player in the world.^ His contract with Real Madrid is believed to have made him the highest-paid football player in the world.
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^ That means Real Madrid made a small fortune from him.
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^ Love him or hate him, and by the law of averages you will hate him, Real Madrid's mega bucks buy Cristiano Ronaldo does know how to dive.
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[3]
.Ronaldo began his career as a youth player for Andorinha, where he played for two years, then moved to Nacional.^ Ronaldo began his career as a youth player for Andorinha, where he played for two years, then moved to Nacional.
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^ Ronaldo began his career as a youth player for Andorinha , where he played for two years, then moved to Nacional .

^ Ronaldo began his career as a youth player at CD Nacional and his successes with the team led to a move to Sporting Clube de Portugal two seasons afterwards.
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.In 1997, he made a move to Portuguese giants Sporting Clube de Portugal.^ In 1997, he made a move to Portuguese giants Sporting Clube de Portugal.
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^ However he came to the attention of Sir Alex Ferguson in the summer of 2003, when Sporting Clube de Portugal beat Manchester United 3–1 in the inauguration of the Alvalade XXI stadium in Lisbon.
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^ September 29: Made his Portuguese Super Liga debut enetring the field in the 69th minute as a substitute for Marius Niculae in Sporting's 2-4 away loss at Sporting Braga.
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.Ronaldo's precocious talent caught the attention of Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson and he signed the 18-year-old for £12.24 million in 2003. The following season, Ronaldo won his first club honour, the FA Cup, and reached the UEFA Euro 2004 final with Portugal, in which tournament he scored his first international goal.^ Manchester United won the 2008 UEFA Champions League Final against Chelsea .
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^ Ronaldo with Manchester United Ronaldo became Manchester United 's first-ever Portuguese player when he signed for £12.24 million after the 2002–03 season .

^ Manchester United & Ronaldo 4Evva.
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.In 2008, Ronaldo won his first UEFA Champions League title, and was named player of the tournament.^ Manchester United won the 2008 UEFA Champions League Final against Chelsea .
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^ "Ronaldo named Fifa player of 2008" .

^ In 2008, Ronaldo won his first UEFA Champions League title, and was named player of the tournament .

.He was named the FIFPro World Player of the Year[4] and the FIFA World Player of the Year, in addition to becoming Manchester United's first Ballon d'Or winner in 40 years.^ That fall Ronaldo won the FIFA World Player of the Year award.

^ He was named the FIFPro World Player of the Year [3] and the FIFA World Player of the Year, in addition to becoming Manchester United's first Ballon d'Or winner in 40 years.
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^ December: Wins his first FIFA World Player of the year award.
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[5] Three-time Ballon d'Or winner Johan Cruyff said in an interview on 2 April 2008, "Ronaldo is better than George Best and Denis Law, who were two brilliant and great players in the history of United."[6]

Early life

.Ronaldo was born on 5 February 1985 in Santo António, a neighbourhood of Funchal, Madeira, the youngest child of Maria Dolores dos Santos Aveiro, a cook, and José Dinis Aveiro, a municipal gardener [7].^ Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro, conocido como .
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^ February 5: Born in Funchal, Madeira, Portugal, to his mother Maria Dolores dos Santos Aveiro and his father Jose Dinis Aveiro.
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^ Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro, who hails from Madeira, an archipelago in the Atlantic Ocean, joined United in 2003 from Sporting Club Lisbon on a transfer fee of nearly $20 million.
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.His second given name, "Ronaldo", was chosen after then-U.S. president Ronald Reagan, who was his father's favourite actor.^ His parents named him after former US president Ronald Reagan because he was his father's favourite actor.
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^ Ronaldo was named after the late American president Ronald Reagan.
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^ Ronaldo was named after the former United States president Ronald Reagan.
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[8] .He has one older brother, Hugo, and two older sisters, Elma and Liliana Cátia.^ He has one older brother, Hugo, and two older sisters, Elma and Liliana Ctia.
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^ He grew up with a brother, Hugo, and two sisters, Elma and Katia.
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[2]

Club career

Early career

.At the age of eight, Ronaldo played for amateur team Andorinha, where his father was the kit man.^ At the age of eight, Ronaldo played for amateur team Andorinha , where his father was the kit man.

^ At the age of eight, he played for amateur team Andorinha, where his father was the kit man.
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^ He first played for an amateur team, Andorinha, where his father was the kit man, when he was just eight years old.
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.In 1995, Ronaldo signed with local club Nacional, and, after a title-winning campaign, he went on a three-day trial with Sporting Clube de Portugal, who subsequently signed him for an undisclosed sum.^ Club Born in Madeira, Ronaldo joined Sporting Clube de Portugal from CD Nacional in 1997.
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^ In 1995, Ronaldo signed with local club CD Nacional, and, after a title-winning campaign, he went on a three-day trial with Sporting CP, who subsequently signed him for an undisclosed sum.
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^ Club Born in Madeira in August 1985, Ronaldo joined Sporting Clube de Portugal from CD Nacional in 1997.
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[9]

Sporting CP

.Ronaldo joined Sporting's other youth players who trained at the Alcochete, the club's football academy.^ Ronaldo is a player who excels.
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^ Ronaldo joined Sporting's other youth players who trained at the Alcochete, the club's "football factory," where he received first-class instruction.
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^ Ronaldo joined Sporting's other youth players who trained at the Alcochete , the club's football academy.

.He became the only player ever to play for Sporting's U-16, U-17, U-18, B-team, and first team, all within one season.^ He became the only player ever to play for Sporting's U-16, U-17, U-18, B-team, and first team, all within one season.
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^ The young striker was quick to make a name for himself, producing a string of dazzling displays in the Campeonato Brasileiro which saw him receive his first national team call up at only 17 years’ of age.
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^ The three most sought after players in the world are in varying states of transition, and a lot can happen between now, the end of the current season and the summer when any number of world-class players will be trading one top team’s kit for another.
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[10] .He scored two goals in his Sporting debut against Moreirense, while featuring for Portugal in the 2002 UEFA Under-17 Championship.^ He made his debut for Sporting Lisbon against Moreirense and scored 2 goals.
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^ He scored two goals in his Sporting debut against Moreirense , while featuring for Portugal in the UEFA Under 17 Championships .

^ He also featured for Portugal in the UEFA Under 17 Championships.
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[11]
.When he was 15, Ronaldo was diagnosed with a racing heart, a condition that might have forced him to give up playing football.^ Queiroz takes swipe at Real 15:34 Real play down Ronaldo row 08:45 May 27 2008 .
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^ Cristiano Ronaldo realises his youth does not give him the right to claim this book as an autobiography.
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^ Ronaldo is fed up with accusations of diving and sick of being kicked by players who can’t stop him any other way.

.The Sporting staff were made aware of the condition and Ronaldo's mother gave her authorisation for him to go into hospital.^ The Sporting staff were made aware of the condition and Ronaldo's mother gave her authorisation for him to go into hospital.

^ Sporting realised that Ronaldo needed more support and arranged for his mother to join him.
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^ Thaksin made the mistake of a lifetime letting him go.
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.While there, he had an operation in which a laser was used to cauterise the area of his heart that was causing the problem.^ While there, he had an operation in which a laser was used to cauterise the area of his heart that was causing the problem.

.The surgery took place in the morning and Ronaldo was discharged from hospital by the end of the afternoon; he resumed training only a few days later.^ The surgery took place in the morning and Ronaldo was discharged from hospital by the end of the afternoon; he resumed training only a few days later.
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^ When asked about Ronaldo by the Madrid players on the first day of pre-season training, Calderon reportedly said: “Don’t worry, we have it all sorted.” .

^ Not only did Ronaldo comply, he asked if Bolt would be interested in helping him train.
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[12]
.He was first spotted by then-Liverpool manager Gérard Houllier at 16, but Liverpool declined to take him on because they decided he was too young and needed some time to develop his skills.^ However, Liverpool later declined him because he was too young and needed some time to develop into a top footballer.
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^ He was first spotted by former Liverpool F.C. manager Grard Houllier at the age of 16.
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^ He was first spotted by then- Liverpool manager Gérard Houllier at 16, but Liverpool declined to take him on because they decided he was too young and needed some time to develop his skills.

[13] .However, he came to the attention of Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson in the summer of 2003, when Sporting defeated United 3–1 in the inauguration of the Estádio José Alvalade in Lisbon.^ However he came to the attention of Sir Alex Ferguson in the summer of 2003, when Sporting Clube de Portugal beat Manchester United 3–1 in the inauguration of the Alvalade XXI stadium in Lisbon.
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^ However, he came to the attention of Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson in the summer of 2003, when Sporting defeated United 3–1 in the inauguration of the Estádio José Alvalade in Lisbon .

^ However he came to the attention of Sir Alex Ferguson in the summer of 2003, when Sporting Lisbon beat Manchester United 31 in the inauguration of the Alvalade XXI stadium in Lisbon.
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.Ronaldo's performance impressed the Manchester United players, who urged Ferguson to sign him.^ Ronaldo is a player who excels.
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^ Manchester United & Ronaldo 4Evva.
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^ Who will replace him at Manchester United?
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[14]

Manchester United

2003–2005

Ronaldo with Manchester United
.Ronaldo became Manchester United's first-ever Portuguese player when he signed for £12.24 million after the 2002–03 season.^ Ronaldo with Manchester United Ronaldo became Manchester United 's first-ever Portuguese player when he signed for £12.24 million after the 2002–03 season .

^ Manchester United & Ronaldo 4Evva.
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^ Ronaldo became Manchester United's first-ever Portuguese player when he signed for 12.24 million after the 200203 season.
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[15] .He requested the number 28 (his number at Sporting), as he did not want the pressure of living up to the expectation linked to the number 7 shirt, which had previously been worn by players such as George Best, Bryan Robson, Eric Cantona, and David Beckham.^ Manchester United legends like George Best, Bryan Robson, Eric Cantona and David Beckham.
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^ Ronaldo initially asked for the number 28 which he wore at Sporting, as he did not want the pressure of living up to expectations with the number 7.
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^ Today United great Bryan Robson and current star Wayne Rooney both said that Ronaldo is the best player in the world: .
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."After I joined, the manager asked me what number I'd like.^ "After I joined, the manager asked me what number I'd like.

.I said 28. But Ferguson said 'No, you're going to have No.^ But Ferguson said 'No, you're going to have No.
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^ I can also imagine Ferguson having said to Ronaldo: ‘Why don’t you pass more, and you’ll get kicked less, and so injured less.’ .
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^ Said in May 28th, 2008 @2:16 pm crisitano ronaldo you’re the best .tu no vaigas en real madrid please.man utd is champion’sssss .
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7,' and the famous shirt was an extra source of motivation. I was forced to live up to such an honour."[16]
.Ronaldo made his team debut as a 60th-minute substitute in a 4-0 home victory over Bolton Wanderers.^ Ronaldo made his team debut as a 60th-minute substitute in a 4-0 home victory over Bolton Wanderers .

^ August 16: He made his debut for Manchester United as a 60th minute substitute against Bolton Wanderers at Old Trafford.
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^ Nevertheless, as a man utd fan i’m extremely grateful to have made it through and hope that ronaldo, as well as the rest of the team, performs to their best to get revenge on chelsea.
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.He scored his first goal for Manchester United with a free kick in a 3–0 win over Portsmouth on 1 November 2003. He scored United's 1000th Premier League goal on 29 October 2005 in a 4–1 loss to Middlesbrough.^ October 29: Scored Manchester United's 1000th Premiership goal, in a 4-1 loss at the hands of Middlesbrough.
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^ He scored United's thousandth Premier League goal on 29 October 2005 in a 41 loss to Middlesbrough.
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^ On the 29 October 2005 Ronaldo scored Manchester United's 1000th Premiership goal, in a 41 loss at the hands of Middlesbrough.
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[17] He scored ten goals in all competitions, and fans voted him to his first FIFPro Special Young Player of the Year award in 2005.

2006–2007

Ronaldo with United during their 2006-2007 season.
.In November and December 2006, Ronaldo received consecutive Barclays Player of the Month honours, becoming only the third player in Premier League history to do so after Dennis Bergkamp in 1997 and Robbie Fowler in 1996.[18][19] He scored his 50th Manchester United goal against city rivals Manchester City on 5 May 2007 as United claimed their first Premier League title in four years, and he was voted into his second consecutive FIFPro Special Young Player of the Year award at the end of the year.^ January: Awarded the Barclays Player of the Month Award for the second successive month, becoming the third ever player in the Premiership to do so (after Dennis Bergkamp in 1997 and Robbie Fowler in 1996).
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^ I hate manchester united but i think CR7 is one **** of a player and he is so young.
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^ Cristiano Ronaldo earned that Player of the Year Award.
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.Despite rumours circulating in March 2007 that Real Madrid were willing to pay an unprecedented €80 million (£54 million) for Ronaldo,[20] he signed a five-year, £120,000-a-week (£31 million total) extension with United on 13 April, making him the highest-paid player in team history.^ His contract with Real Madrid is believed to have made him the highest-paid football player in the world.
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^ April 2007 - Ronaldo pens a new five-year contract, saying: "I am delighted.
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^ His contract with Real Madrid is also expected to make him the highest-paid player in the world.
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[21][22]
.Ronaldo amassed a host of personal awards for the season.^ Despite the controversies, Ronaldo nonetheless amassed a host of personal awards for the season.
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^ May 2008 - Ronaldo is voted Footballer of the Year - only the second player to win the award in successive seasons since its introduction 60 years ago.
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.He won the PFA Players' Player of the Year and PFA Young Player of the Year awards, joining Andy Gray (in 1977) as the only players to receive this honour.^ During the 2006-07 season, Ronaldo won the PFA Players' Player of the Year and PFA Young Player of the Year awards.
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^ April 2007 - Ronaldo wins both PFA Player of the Year and Young Player of the Year awards.
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^ The award, which has been given to a male player each year since 1991 and to a woman since 2001, is voted on by the national team coaches and captains.
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[23] .In April, he completed the treble by winning the PFA Fans' Player of the Year.^ In April, he completed the treble by winning the PFA Fans' Player of the Year.
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^ April 2007 - Ronaldo wins both PFA Player of the Year and Young Player of the Year awards.
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^ He won the PFA Players' Player of the Year and PFA Young Player of the Year awards, joining Andy Gray (in 1977) as the only players to receive this honour.
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.Ronaldo was also one of eight Manchester United players named in the 2006–07 PFA Premier League Team of the Year.^ Manchester United's Cristiano Ronaldo is named Player .
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^ Player Profile of Manchester United player Cristiano Ronaldo from 4thegame.com.
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^ Ronaldo was also one of seven Manchester United players named in the 200607 PFA Premier League Team of the Year.
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2007–2008

Ronaldo (centre) and Rio Ferdinand celebrating a goal
.Ronaldo's 2007–08 season began with a red card for a headbutt on Portsmouth player Richard Hughes during United's second match of the season, for which he was punished with a three-match ban.^ Ronaldo double puts United second .
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^ August 15: Ronaldo was dismissed due to an altercation with Portsmouth Player Richard Hughes, in a Premiership game and was therefore banned for the subsequent 3 games.
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^ United winger handed one-match ban .
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[24] .Ronaldo said he had "learned a lot" from the experience and would not let players "provoke" him in the future.^ Ronaldo said he had "learned a lot" from the experience and would not let players "provoke" him in the future.
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^ Ronaldo Said in October 30th, 2007 @1:05 pm Cristiano is the best player ever and he has so many great talents and now he has wrote a book.
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^ Ronaldo Luis Nazário de Lima , known simply as Ronaldo, is now a player without a team and a man with a future that seems more limited as each day passes.

[25] .After scoring the only goal in a Champions League away match against Sporting, Ronaldo also scored the injury-time winner in the return fixture as Manchester United topped their Champions League group.^ Manchester United won the 2008 UEFA Champions League Final against Chelsea .
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^ He made his debut for Sporting against Moreirense and scored two goals.
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^ Ronaldo double puts United on top .
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[26]
.He finished as the runner-up to Kaká for the 2007 Ballon d'Or,[27] and was third in the running for the FIFA World Player of the Year award, behind Kaká and Lionel Messi.^ December 13: Finished third after Kaka and Lio Messi in the World Soccer Player of the Year Award.
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^ Ronaldo crowned FIFA World Player of Year .
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^ SEGUROLA: Messi is the bravest player in the world.
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[28]
.Ronaldo scored his first hat trick for Manchester United in a 6–0 win against Newcastle United at Old Trafford on 12 January 2008, bringing Manchester United up to the top of the Premier League table.^ Manchester United won the 2008 UEFA Champions League Final against Chelsea .
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^ Manchester United & Ronaldo 4Evva.
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^ Rooney and Ronaldo keep United top .
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[29] .He scored his twenty-third league goal of the season in a 2–0 win against Reading, equalling his entire total for the 2006–07 season.^ He scored his twenty-third league goal of the season in a 2–0 win against Reading , equalling his entire total for the 2006–07 season.

^ Score lots of GOALS! this season.
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^ He scored his twenty-third league goal of the season in a 20 win against Reading, equalling his entire total for the 200607 season.
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[30] .During a 1–1 Champions League first knockout round draw against Lyon on 20 February, an unidentified Lyon supporter continuously aimed a green laser at Ronaldo and United teammate Nani, prompting an investigation by UEFA.[31] One month later, Lyon were fined CHF5,000 (£2,427) for the incident.^ "UEFA asked to probe Ronaldo laser incident" .

^ During a 1–1 Champions League first knockout round draw against Lyon on 20 February, an unidentified Lyon supporter continuously aimed a green laser at Ronaldo and United teammate Nani , prompting an investigation by UEFA. 29 One month later, Lyon were fined CHF 5,000 (£2,427) for the incident.

^ "Lyon fined over Champions League laser incident" .

[32]
.On 19 March 2008, Ronaldo captained United for the first time in his career in a home win over Bolton, scoring both goals in the 2–0 victory.^ On 19 March 2008, Ronaldo captained the United for the first time in his career in a home win over Bolton, scoring both goals in the 20 victory.
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^ December 2008 - Ronaldo wins the Ballon d'Or.
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^ Ronaldo scored another brace in a 40 win over Aston Villa on 29 March, which at the time gave him 35 goals in 37 domestic and European matches as both a starter and substitute.
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[33] .The second of the goals was his 33rd of the campaign, which set a new club single-season scoring record by a midfielder and thus topped George Best's forty-year-old total of 32 goals in the 1967–68 season.^ Best wishes for the new year and keep the goals coming.
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^ Score lots of GOALS! this season.
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^ The second of the goals was his 33rd of the campaign, which set a new club single-season scoring record by a midfielder and thus topped George Best's forty-year-old total of 32 goals in the 196768 season.
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[34] .Ronaldo scored another brace in a 4–0 win over Aston Villa on 29 March, which at the time gave him 35 goals in 37 domestic and European matches as both a starter and substitute.^ Dopey also added that the “World Cup qualifiers are more challenging than the games in the Paulista championships, where Ronaldo has (clearly) performed well and scored goals.” .
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^ I gave him his chance in only our second match of the European Championship and he showed what a decisive player he can be.
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^ Ronaldo scored 118 goals in 292 games in all competitions for Manchester United, with his best season coming in 2007-8 when he scored 42 goals.
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.Ronaldo's torrid scoring streak was rewarded with his becoming the first winger to win the 2007–08 European Golden Shoe, finishing eight points ahead of Mallorca's Dani Güiza.^ Ronaldo's torrid scoring streak was rewarded with his becoming the first winger to win the 2007–08 European Golden Shoe , finishing eight points ahead of Mallorca 's Dani Güiza .

^ Ronaldo's torrid scoring streak was rewarded with his becoming the first winger to win the 200708 European Golden Shoe, finishing eight points ahead of Mallorca's Dani Giza.
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^ Ronaldo scored another brace in a 40 win over Aston Villa on 29 March, which at the time gave him 35 goals in 37 domestic and European matches as both a starter and substitute.
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[35]
.In the 2007–08 Champions League final on 21 May against league rivals Chelsea, Ronaldo scored the opening goal after 26 minutes, which was negated by a Chelsea equaliser in the 45th minute as the match ended 1–1 after extra time.^ Manchester United won the 2008 UEFA Champions League Final against Chelsea .
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^ Champions league quarter finals: .
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^ In the 2007–08 Champions League final on 21 May against league rivals Chelsea , Ronaldo scored the opening goal after 26 minutes, which was negated by a Chelsea equaliser in the 45th minute as the match ended 1–1 after extra time.

.His misfire in the penalty shoot-out put Chelsea in position to win the trophy, but John Terry shot wide right after slipping on the pitch surface, and Manchester United emerged victorious 6–5 on penalties.^ His misfire in the penalty shoot-out put Chelsea in position to win the trophy, but John Terry shot wide right after slipping on the pitch surface, and Manchester United emerged victorious 6–5 on penalties.

^ His misfire in the penalty shoot-out put Chelsea in position to win the trophy, but John Terry shot wide right after slipping on the pitch surface, and Manchester United emerged victorious 65 on penalties.
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^ August 5: Helped Manchester United capture the Community Shield with a 3-0 penalty shoot-out win over Chelsea at Wembley.
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.Ronaldo was named the UEFA Fans' Man of the Match,[36] and wrapped up the campaign with a career-high 42 goals in all competitions, falling just four short of Denis Law's team-record mark of 46 in the 1963–64 season.^ UEFA Fans' Man of the Match - uefa.com ^ "Ronaldo breaks silence".
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^ Ronaldo was named the UEFA Fans' Man of the Match, [35] and wrapped up the campaign with a career-high 42 goals in all competitions, falling just four short of Denis Law's team-record mark of 46 in the 196364 season.
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^ It is precisely because of this that he can score 42 goals in all competitions in a season.
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2008–2009

Ronaldo taking a free kick.
.On 5 June 2008, Sky Sports reported that Ronaldo had expressed an interest in moving to Real Madrid if they offered him the same amount of money the team had allegedly promised him earlier in the year.^ On 5 June 2008, Sky Sports reported that Ronaldo had expressed an interest in moving to Real Madrid if they offered him the same amount of money the team had allegedly promised him earlier in the year.

^ June 5: Ronaldo said he would like to play for Real Madrid.
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^ Real Madrid CF. 6 June 2009 .

[37] .Manchester United filed a tampering complaint with FIFA on 9 June over Madrid's alleged pursuit of Ronaldo, but FIFA declined to take any action.^ "FIFA to take no action over Ronaldo complaint" .

^ Manchester United filed a tampering complaint with FIFA on 9 June over Madrid's alleged pursuit of Ronaldo, but FIFA declined to take any action.

^ "Real Madrid and Manchester United seal the transfer of Cristiano Ronaldo" .

[38][39] .Speculation that a transfer would happen continued until 6 August, when Ronaldo confirmed that he would stay at Manchester for at least another year.^ Speculation that a transfer would happen continued until 6 August, when Ronaldo confirmed that he would stay at Manchester for at least another year.
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^ La Liga - Ronaldo signs six year deal Premier League - Aguero agent denies United link Agent unaware of United Aguero interest Manchester United .
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^ BBC's UEFA EURO 2004 player's profile Cristiano Ronaldo set a world record transfer fee for a teenager when Manchester United paid £12.24m for him in August 2003.
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[40]
.Ronaldo underwent ankle surgery at the Academic Medical Center in Amsterdam on 7 July.^ Ronaldo underwent ankle surgery at the Academic Medical Center in Amsterdam on 7 July.

^ July 2008 - Ronaldo undergoes surgery on his ankle in Amsterdam.
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^ Real still sweet on Ronaldo 15:00 Ronaldo has ankle surgery 12:10 McClair in frame for United 07:32 Jul 06 2008 .
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[41] .He returned to action on 17 September in United's UEFA Champions League goalless group-stage draw with Villarreal as a substitute for Park Ji-Sung,[42] and scored his first overall goal of the season in a 3–1 League Cup third round win over Middlesbrough on 24 September.^ Score lots of GOALS! this season.
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^ On 15 September, Ronaldo scored his first Champions League goals, both on free kicks, against FC Zürich in a 5-2 win.

^ Ji sung Park .
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.In a 5–0 win over Stoke City on 15 November 2008, Ronaldo scored his 100th and 101st goals in all competitions for Manchester United, both from free kicks.^ In a 50 win over Stoke City on 15 November 2008, Ronaldo scored his 100th and 101st goals in all competitions for Manchester United, both from free kicks.
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^ He scored his first goal for Manchester United with a free kick in a 3–0 win over Portsmouth on 1 November 2003.

^ Ronaldo scored 118 goals in 292 games in all competitions for Manchester United, with his best season coming in 2007-8 when he scored 42 goals.
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[43] .The goals also meant that Ronaldo had now scored against each of the other 19 teams in the Premier League at the time.^ The goals also meant that Ronaldo had now scored against each of the other 19 teams in the Premier League at the time.

^ Ronaldo scored his first hat trick for Manchester United in a 6–0 win against Newcastle United at Old Trafford on 12 January 2008, bringing Manchester United up to the top of the Premier League table.

^ Ronaldo scored another brace in a 40 win over Aston Villa on 29 March, which at the time gave him 35 goals in 37 domestic and European matches as both a starter and substitute.
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[44]
Ronaldo and Manchester United against rivals Liverpool F.C.
.On 2 December, Ronaldo became Manchester United's first Ballon d'Or recipient since George Best in 1968.^ On 2 December, Ronaldo became Manchester United's first Ballon d'Or recipient since George Best in 1968 .

^ Three-time Ballon d'Or winner Johan Cruyff said in an interview on 2 April 2008, "Ronaldo is better than George Best and Denis Law , who were two brilliant and great players in the history of United."

^ Ronaldo scored his first hat trick for Manchester United in a 6–0 win against Newcastle United at Old Trafford on 12 January 2008, bringing Manchester United up to the top of the Premier League table.

.He finished with 446 points, 165 ahead of runner-up Lionel Messi.^ He finished with 446 points, 165 ahead of runner-up Lionel Messi .

^ Ronaldo finished first in the voting on 446 points, ahead of FC Barcelona and Argentina striker Lionel Messi (281 points) and Liverpool FC and Spain forward Fernando Torres (179).
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^ He finished as the runner-up to Kaká for the 2007 Ballon d'Or , 25 and was third in the running for the FIFA World Player of the Year award, behind Kaká and Lionel Messi .

[45] .He was awarded the Silver Ball after finishing with two goals as United won the Club World Cup on 19 December.^ The second goal was worthy of the World Cup.” .
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^ He was awarded the Silver Ball after finishing with two goals as United won the Club World Cup on 19 December.

^ In his first campaign in England, he scored eight goals in 39 games, including the opener in United’s FA Cup final win over Millwall.
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[46]
.On 8 January 2009, Ronaldo was uninjured in a single-car accident in which he wrote off his Ferrari 599 GTB Fiorano in a tunnel along the A538 near Manchester Airport.^ On 8 January 2009, Ronaldo was uninjured in a single-car accident in which he wrote off his Ferrari 599 GTB Fiorano in a tunnel along the A538 near Manchester Airport .

^ On 8 January 2009, Ronaldo was uninjured in a single-car accident in which he wrote off his Ferrari 599 GTB Fiorano in a tunnel along the A538 near Manchester Airport.
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^ Manchester United - Cristiano Ronaldo 2008/2009 24"x36" Art Print Poster .

.A breathalyzer test he gave to police officers at the scene was negative, and he attended training later that morning.^ A breathalyzer test he gave to police officers at the scene was negative, and he attended training later that morning.

^ The surgery took place in the morning and Ronaldo was discharged from hospital by the end of the afternoon; he resumed training only a few days later.

[47] Four days later, he became the first Premier League player ever to be named the FIFA World Player of the Year, in addition to being the first Portuguese player to win the award since Luís Figo in 2001.[48]
.Ronaldo scored his first Champions League goal of the season, and first since the final against Chelsea, in a 2–0 victory over Internazionale that sent United into the quarter-finals.^ On 15 September, Ronaldo scored his first Champions League goals, both on free kicks, against FC Zürich in a 5-2 win.

^ Ronaldo scored his first Champions League goal of the season, and first since the final against Chelsea, in a 2–0 victory over Internazionale that sent United into the quarter-finals.

^ Chelsea to play Man Utd in the first ever all English Champions League Final .

[49] .In the second leg against Porto, Ronaldo scored a 40-yard game-winning goal as United advanced to the semi-finals.^ In the second leg against Porto, Ronaldo scored a 40-yard game-winning goal as United advanced to the semi-finals.
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^ Ronaldo scored another brace in a 40 win over Aston Villa on 29 March, which at the time gave him 35 goals in 37 domestic and European matches as both a starter and substitute.
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^ In his first campaign in England, he scored eight goals in 39 games, including the opener in United’s FA Cup final win over Millwall.
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.He later called it the best goal he had ever scored.^ He later called it the best goal he had ever scored.

^ Ronaldo scored 118 goals in 292 games in all competitions for Manchester United, with his best season coming in 2007-8 when he scored 42 goals.
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[50][51] .Ronaldo participated in his second consecutive Champions League final, but made little impact in United's 2–0 loss to Barcelona.^ Ronaldo participated in his second consecutive Champions League final, but made little impact in United's 20 loss to Barcelona.
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^ Manchester United won the 2008 UEFA Champions League Final against Chelsea .
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^ Skills Ronaldo Lima Ronaldo Does a little Elastico on the Atletico Bilbao defender during spanish league match.
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.He finished with 53 appearances in all competitions, which was four higher than the previous year, but scored sixteen fewer goals (26) than his career-best total of 42 from the previous season.^ It is precisely because of this that he can score 42 goals in all competitions in a season.
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^ Ronaldo scored 118 goals in 292 games in all competitions for Manchester United, with his best season coming in 2007-8 when he scored 42 goals.
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^ During his first and only season with the Lions in 2002/03, he played in 25 games and scored three goals.
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.On 11 June, Manchester United accepted an unconditional offer of £80 million from Real Madrid for Ronaldo after it was revealed that he again had expressed his desire to leave the club.^ June 5: Ronaldo said he would like to play for Real Madrid.
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^ Ronaldo: Real desire .
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^ Manchester United & Ronaldo 4Evva.
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[52] .It was confirmed by a representative of the Glazer family that the sale was fully condoned by Ferguson.^ It was confirmed by a representative of the Glazer family that the sale was fully condoned by Ferguson.

^ The Glazer family have put Manchester United in hock to the tune of around 700m, with only the sale of Cristiano Ronaldo saving them this year.

[53] .When Ronaldo had eventually completed his transfer to Real, he expressed his gratitude towards Ferguson for helping him develop as a player, saying, "He's been my father in sport, one of the most important factors and most influential in my career."^ Most people call him "C.Ronaldo."
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^ When Ronaldo had eventually completed his transfer to Real, he expressed his gratitude towards Ferguson for helping him develop as a player, saying, "He's been my father in sport, one of the most important factors and most influential in my career."

^ Ronaldo currently holds the distinction of being the most expensive player in football history after having transferred to Real Madrid from Manchester United in a deal worth £80 million ( € 94m, US$ 132m).

[54]

Real Madrid

Ronaldo with Real Madrid.
.On 26 June 2009, Real Madrid confirmed that Ronaldo would join the club on 1 July 2009, after agreeing terms and signing a six-year contract.^ On 26 June 2009, Real Madrid confirmed that Ronaldo would join the club on 1 July, 2009, after agreeing terms and signing a six-year contract.
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^ "Ronaldo agrees six-year Real deal".
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^ June 5: Ronaldo said he would like to play for Real Madrid.
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[55] .It is believed that Ronaldo's contract is worth €13 million per season and it has a €1 billion buy-out clause.^ It is believed that Ronaldo's contract will be worth 13 million a season and it will have a 1 billion buy-out clause.
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^ Ronaldo became Manchester United's first-ever Portuguese player when he signed for 12.24 million after the 200203 season.
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[56] .He was presented to the world media as a Real Madrid player on 6 July,[57] where he was handed the number 9 jersey.^ He was presented to the world media as a Real Madrid player on 6 July, 55 where he was handed the number 9 jersey.

^ On 26 June 2009, Real Madrid confirmed that Ronaldo would join the club on 1 July 2009, after agreeing terms and signing a six-year contract.

^ His contract with Real Madrid is believed to have made him the highest-paid football player in the world.

[58] .The shirt was presented to him by Madrid legend Alfredo di Stéfano.^ The shirt was presented to him by Madrid legend Alfredo di Stéfano .

[59] Ronaldo was welcomed by 80,000 fans at his presentation at the Santiago Bernabéu Stadium, surpassing Diego Maradona's record of 75,000 fans when he was presented in Italy, after he was transferred from Barcelona to Napoli in 1984.[60]
.Ronaldo made his Madrid debut on 21 July in a 1-0 win over Shamrock Rovers.^ He made a big impression playing for the Under-21 side and was handed his full international debut a week signing for Manchester United.
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^ Ronaldo made his team debut as a 60th-minute substitute in a 4-0 home victory over Bolton Wanderers.
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^ Ronaldo made his international debut in August 2003, against Kazakhstan.
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.His first goal came one week later on a penalty in Madrid's 4-2 LDU Quito.^ His first goal came one week later on a penalty in Madrid's 4-2 LDU Quito .

^ On 6 December, he was sent off for the first time in his Madrid career in Madrid's 4-2 victory against Almeria , a match which also saw him miss a penalty.

^ He was carded first for removing his shirt during a goal celebration, then for kicking out at an opponent three minutes later.

[61] .On 29 August, Ronaldo capped his La Liga debut with a goal, scoring Real's second from the penalty spot in a 3–2 home win against Deportivo La Coruña.^ Ronaldo made his international debut in August 2003, against Kazakhstan.
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^ On 29 August, Ronaldo capped his La Liga debut with a goal, scoring Real's second from the penalty spot in a 3–2 home win against Deportivo La Coruña .

^ Ronaldo scored his first World Cup goal against Iran with a penalty kick.
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[62] .On 15 September, Ronaldo scored his first Champions League goals, both on free kicks, against FC Zürich in a 5–2 win.^ He scored his first goal for Manchester United with a free kick in a 3–0 win over Portsmouth on 1 November 2003.

^ He scored his first goal for Manchester United with a free kick in a 30 win over Portsmouth on 1 November 2003.
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^ Ronaldo scored his first World Cup goal against Iran with a penalty kick.
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[63] .He broke a Madrid club record when he scored in a league match against Villareal and thus became the first ever player to score in his first four La Liga appearances.^ He broke a Madrid club record when he scored in a league match against Villareal and thus became the first ever player to score in his first four La Liga appearances.

^ Ronaldo scored his first hat trick for Manchester United in a 6–0 win against Newcastle United at Old Trafford on 12 January 2008, bringing Manchester United up to the top of the Premier League table.

^ "Four weeks out", the daily noted, listing all the matches the world's most expensive player will miss, including Champions league ties against AC Milan on October 21 and November 3.
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[64]
.An ankle injury suffered on 10 October, while Ronaldo was on international duty with Portugal against Hungary,[65] kept him out until 25 November, which in turn caused him to miss both of Madrid's Champions League group stage matches against A.C. Milan.^ An ankle injury suffered on 10 October, while Ronaldo was on international duty with Portugal against Hungary , 63 kept him out until 25 November, which in turn caused him to miss both of Madrid's Champions League group stage matches against A.C. Milan .

^ Ronaldo, Real's leading league scorer with five, missed their 2-1 defeat away to Sevilla on October 4 because of the ankle problem he picked up the previous week against Marseille in the Champions league.
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^ "Four weeks out", the daily noted, listing all the matches the world's most expensive player will miss, including Champions league ties against AC Milan on October 21 and November 3.
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.Ronaldo made his first post-injury start in a 1-0 El Clásico defeat to Barcelona on 29 November.^ June 2008 - Real Madrid say they are waiting for Ronaldo to make the first move that would allow them to start negotiations with United.
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^ Posted: September 29, 2008 Description: Cristiano Ronaldo is caught on tape demonstrating his love for high...
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^ Ronaldo participated in his second consecutive Champions League final, but made little impact in United's 20 loss to Barcelona.
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.On 6 December, he was sent off for the first time in his Madrid career in Madrid's 4-2 victory against Almeria, a match which also saw him miss a penalty.^ W L D L L Competition Primera Division Date 5 December 2009 Game week 13 Kick-off 20:00 Half-time 1 - 0 Full-time 4 - 2 Venue Estadio Santiago Bernabéu (Madrid) Attendance 79890 Goals .
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^ Ronaldo then got his first goal since the end of September - when an ankle injury sidelined him - but somehow ruined his night by then getting sent off.
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^ Ronaldo has occasionally had problems with his temper during games, he was sent off in a game against Manchester City and received a one-match ban imposed by UEFA for a "one-fingered gesture" towards Benfica fans in a UEFA Champions League match in December 2005.
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.He was carded first for removing his shirt during a goal celebration, then for kicking out at an opponent three minutes later.^ During his first and only season with the Lions in 2002/03, he played in 25 games and scored three goals.
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^ He scored his first goal for Manchester United with a free kick in a 30 win over Portsmouth on 1 November 2003.
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^ Ronaldo scored his first World Cup goal against Iran with a penalty kick.
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[66]

International career

Cristiano Ronaldo vs Brazil
.Ronaldo earned his first cap for Portugal in a 1–0 victory against Kazakhstan on 20 August 2003.[67] He was called up for Euro 2004,[68] scoring in a 2–1 group stage loss to eventual champions Greece[69] and in a 2–1 semi-final win over the Netherlands.^ Scolari’s belief in the youngster was rewarded with Ronaldo’s excellent performances in UEFA EURO 2004, despite the team’s eventual defeat in the final against surprise champions Greece.
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^ In his first campaign in England, he scored eight goals in 39 games, including the opener in United’s FA Cup final win over Millwall.
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^ Undaunted by his star billing, Ronaldo showed off his full range of trickery on his Manchester United debut against Bolton Wanderers in August 2003, making an immediate impression on the Old Trafford fans.
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[70] .He was named in the team of the tournament despite finishing with only two goals.^ He was named in the team of the tournament despite finishing with only two goals.

^ Ronaldo scored eight goals in Portugal's UEFA Euro 2008 qualifying campaign, 85 behind Poland's Ebi Smolarek , but finished with only one goal in the tournament as Portugal were eliminated in the quarter-finals by Germany .

^ Ronaldo scored eight goals in Portugal's UEFA Euro 2008 qualifying campaign, [67] but finished with only one goal in the tournament as Portugal were eliminated in the quarter-finals by Germany.
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[71] .That same year, he also represented Portugal at the 2004 Summer Olympics.^ That same year, he also represented Portugal at the 2004 Summer Olympics.
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^ That same year, he also represented Portugal at the 2004 Summer Olympics .

^ Portugal squad – 2004 Summer Olympics .

[72][73]

2006 World Cup

.Ronaldo was the second-highest scorer in FIFA World Cup qualification in the European zone with seven goals,[71] and scored his first and only World Cup goal against Iran with a penalty kick.^ Ronaldo represented Portugal at the 2004 Summer Olympics, and was the second highest scorer in FIFA World Cup qualification in the European zone with 7 goals.
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^ Ronaldo scored his first World Cup goal against Iran with a penalty kick.
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^ Ronaldo was the second-highest scorer in FIFA World Cup qualification in the European zone with seven goals, 69 and scored his first and only World Cup goal against Iran with a penalty kick.

[74]
.During a quarter-final match against England on 1 July 2006, Ronaldo's United teammate Wayne Rooney was sent off for stamping on Portugal defender Ricardo Carvalho.^ After the match, Ronaldo insisted that Rooney was a friend and that he was not pushing for Rooney to be sent off.

^ During a quarter-final match against England on 1 July 2006, Ronaldo's United teammate Wayne Rooney was sent off for stamping on Portugal defender Ricardo Carvalho .

^ Ronaldo with United during their 2006-2007 season.

.The English media speculated that Ronaldo had influenced referee Horacio Elizondo's decision by aggressively complaining, after which he was seen in replays winking at the Portuguese bench following Rooney's dismissal.^ The English media speculated that Ronaldo had influenced referee Horacio Elizondo 's decision by aggressively complaining, after which he was seen in replays winking at the Portuguese bench following Rooney's dismissal.

^ In response to the speculation, Ferguson sent Portuguese assistant manager Carlos Queiroz to speak to Ronaldo in attempt to change his mind, a sentiment that was shared by Rooney.

^ On 4 July, Elizondo clarified that the red card was due to Rooney's infraction and not the fracas between Rooney and Ronaldo that followed.

.After the match, Ronaldo insisted that Rooney was a friend and that he was not pushing for Rooney to be sent off.^ After the match, Ronaldo insisted that Rooney was a friend and that he was not pushing for Rooney to be sent off.

^ In response to the speculation, Ferguson sent Portuguese assistant manager Carlos Queiroz to speak to Ronaldo in attempt to change his mind, a sentiment that was shared by Rooney.

^ Also before the match, Ronaldo was seen to whisper something in Rooneys ear as he walked by him, with a headbutt feint from behind[1].
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[75] .On 4 July, Elizondo clarified that the red card was due to Rooney's infraction and not the fracas between Rooney and Ronaldo that followed.^ Ronaldo has said that Rooney was a friend, and that he was not trying to get Rooney a red card.
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^ On 4 July, Elizondo clarified that the red card was due to Rooney's infraction and not the fracas between Rooney and Ronaldo that followed.

^ "Ronaldo cleared over Rooney red card".
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[76]
.The angry reaction from the English press caused Ronaldo to consider leaving United,[77] and he allegedly told Spanish sports daily Marca that he wished to move to Real Madrid.^ "Real Madrid and Manchester United seal the transfer of Cristiano Ronaldo" .

^ The angry reaction from the English press caused Ronaldo to consider leaving United, [59] and he allegedly told Spanish sports daily Marca that he wished to move to Real Madrid.
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^ "Cristiano Ronaldo plans Real move".
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[78] .In response to the speculation, Ferguson sent Portuguese assistant manager Carlos Queiroz to speak to Ronaldo in attempt to change his mind, a sentiment that was shared by Rooney.^ In response to the speculation, Ferguson sent Portuguese assistant manager Carlos Queiroz to speak to Ronaldo in attempt to change his mind, a sentiment that was shared by Rooney.

^ The English media speculated that Ronaldo had influenced referee Horacio Elizondo 's decision by aggressively complaining, after which he was seen in replays winking at the Portuguese bench following Rooney's dismissal.

^ His decision may have been influenced by Sir Alex Ferguson, who sent assistant boss Carlos Queiroz to Portugal hoping to change the young player's mind, [13] and teammate Wayne Rooney also pleaded with Ronaldo not to leave the team and to let their differences rest.
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[79][80] Ronaldo stayed, and signed his new five-year extension in April 2007.[81]
.Ronaldo was booed during Portugal's semifinal defeat to France,[82] and missed out on the competition's Best Young Player award due to a negative e-mail campaign from England fans.^ Ronaldo was booed during Portugal's semi-final defeat to France, and missed out on the competition's Best Young Player award due to a negative e-mail campaign from England fans.
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^ Ronaldo is the best player in the world at the moment!
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[83] .Though the online vote only affected the nomination process, FIFA's Technical Study Group awarded the honour to Germany's Lukas Podolski, citing Ronaldo's behaviour as a factor in the decision.^ The Information requested as part of the online registration process may include a user's telephone number or a wireless email address, but only if specifically requested, and the carrier's name.
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^ May 2008 - Ronaldo is voted Footballer of the Year - only the second player to win the award in successive seasons since its introduction 60 years ago.
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^ The information requested as part of the online registration process is a user's telephone number or a wireless email address, but only if specifically requested, and the carrier's name.
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[84]

Post-World Cup

.One day after his twenty-second birthday, Ronaldo captained Portugal for the first time in a friendly against Brazil on 6 February 2007.[85] This move was in honour of Portuguese Football Federation president Carlos Silva, who had died two days earlier.^ Ronaldo was named the national team captain for the first time in a friendly match against Brazil on February 6, 2007, a day after his 22nd birthday.
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^ "Queiroz’s belief in Ronaldo as captain of Portugal" .

^ This move was in honour of Portuguese Football Federation president Carlos Silva, who had died two days earlier.

Portugal coach Luiz Felipe Scolari explained, "Mr. Silva asked me to make [Ronaldo] captain as a gesture... [he] is too young to be captain, but Mr. Silva asked me, and now he is no longer with us."[86]
.Ronaldo scored eight goals in Portugal's UEFA Euro 2008 qualifying campaign,[87] behind Poland's Ebi Smolarek, but finished with only one goal in the tournament as Portugal were eliminated in the quarter-finals by Germany.^ There is only one Ronaldo !!!
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^ Portugal squad – UEFA Euro 2008 .

^ "Top scorers for Euro 2008 European Qualifying campaign" .

[88][89] .Since the appointment of new Portuguese coach Carlos Queiroz,[90] Ronaldo has been named the new captain of the squad.^ Since the appointment of new Portuguese coach Carlos Queiroz , 88 Ronaldo has been named the new captain of the squad.

^ Since the appointment of new Portuguese coach Carlos Queiroz, Ronaldo has been named the new captain of the squad.
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^ "Queiroz’s belief in Ronaldo as captain of Portugal" .

[91]
.On 10 September 2009, in a World Cup qualification match against Hungary, Ronaldo provided an assist for the first goal scored by Simão and Portugal went to win the game 3–0. Following the win against Malta by 4–0, and the Sweden loss to Denmark, Portugal advanced to the 2nd place which leads to the playoff.^ On 10 September 2009, in a World Cup qualification match against Hungary , Ronaldo provided an assist for the first goal scored by Simão and Portugal went to win the game 3–0.

^ Ronaldo scored his first World Cup goal against Iran with a penalty kick.
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^ In the second leg against Porto , Ronaldo scored a 40-yard game-winning goal as United advanced to the semi-finals.

.Ronaldo was called-up for the play-offs with much controversy and disagreement from the Merengues, due to the injury he had aggravated on the game against Hungary, and was submitted to physicals by the Portuguese team but was later announced his inability to play against Bosnia and Herzegovina.^ Brazil, he is Brazilian, he plays this game called football for the Brazilian team.
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^ The former Manchester United wing passed his team physical this morning and told fans this evening his boyhood dream of playing for Los Blancos is now a reality.
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International goals

Cristiano Ronaldo: International goals
# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1 12 June 2004 Estádio do Dragão, Porto, Portugal  Greece 1–2 1–2 Euro 2004
2 30 June 2004 Estádio José Alvalade, Lisbon, Portugal  Netherlands 2–0 2–1 Euro 2004
3 4 September 2004 Skonto stadions, Riga, Latvia  Latvia 0–1 0–2 World Cup 2006 Qualifying
4 8 September 2004 Estádio Dr. Magalhães Pessoa, Leiria, Portugal  Estonia 1–0 4–0 World Cup 2006 Qualifying
5 13 October 2004 Estádio José Alvalade, Lisbon, Portugal  Russia 2–0 7–1 World Cup 2006 Qualifying
6 13 October 2004 Estádio José Alvalade, Lisbon, Portugal  Russia 4–0 7–1 World Cup 2006 Qualifying
7 17 November 2004 Stade Josy Barthel, Luxemburg City, Luxembourg  Luxembourg 0–2 0–5 World Cup 2006 Qualifying
8 4 June 2005 Estádio da Luz, Lisbon, Portugal  Slovakia 2–0 2–0 World Cup 2006 Qualifying
9 8 June 2005 A. Le Coq Arena, Tallinn, Estonia  Estonia 0–1 0–1 World Cup 2006 Qualifying
10 1 March 2006 LTU Arena, Düsseldorf, Germany  Saudi Arabia 0–1 0–3 Friendly
11 1 March 2006 LTU Arena, Düsseldorf, Germany  Saudi Arabia 0–3 0–3 Friendly
12 17 June 2006 Waldstadion, Frankfurt, Germany  Iran 2–0 2–0 World Cup 2006
13 7 October 2006 Estádio do Bessa, Porto, Portugal  Azerbaijan 1–0 3–0 Euro 2008 Qualifying
14 7 October 2006 Estádio do Bessa, Porto, Portugal  Azerbaijan 3–0 3–0 Euro 2008 Qualifying
15 15 November 2006 Estádio Cidade de Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal  Kazakhstan 2–0 3–0 Euro 2008 Qualifying
16 24 March 2007 Estádio José Alvalade, Lisbon, Portugal  Belgium 2–0 4–0 Euro 2008 Qualifying
17 24 March 2007 Estádio José Alvalade, Lisbon, Portugal  Belgium 4–0 4–0 Euro 2008 Qualifying
18 22 August 2007 Hanrapetakan Stadium, Yerevan, Armenia  Armenia 1–1 1–1 Euro 2008 Qualifying
19 8 September 2007 Estádio da Luz, Lisbon, Portugal  Poland 2–1 2–2 Euro 2008 Qualifying
20 17 October 2007 Almaty Central Stadium, Almaty, Kazakhstan  Kazakhstan 0–2 1–2 Euro 2008 Qualifying
21 11 June 2008 Stade de Genève, Geneva, Switzerland  Czech Republic 1–2 1–3 Euro 2008
22 11 February 2009 Estádio Algarve, Faro, Portugal  Finland 1–0 1–0 Friendly

Career statistics

Club Season League Cup League Cup Europe Other1 Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Sporting CP 2002–03 25 3 3 2 3 0 0 0 31 5
Total 25 3 3 2 3 0 0 0 31 5
Manchester United 2003–04 29 4 5 2 1 0 5 0 0 0 40 6
2004–05 33 5 7 4 2 0 8 0 0 0 50 9
2005–06 33 9 2 0 4 2 8 1 0 0 47 12
2006–07 34 17 7 3 1 0 11 3 0 0 53 23
2007–08 34 31 3 3 0 0 11 8 1 0 49 42
2008–09 33 18 2 1 4 2 12 4 2 1 53 26
Total 196 84 26 13 12 4 55 16 3 1 292 118
Real Madrid 2009–10 17 15 0 0 6 7 0 0 23 22
Total 17 15 0 0 6 7 0 0 23 22
Career total 238 102 29 15 12 4 64 23 3 1 346 145
Statistics accurate as of match played 14 March 2010[92]

Honours

Club

Manchester United

Individual

Orders

Personal life

.Ronaldo's father, José Dinis Aveiro, died of alcoholism at age 52 when Ronaldo was 20. Ronaldo does not consume alcohol and does not smoke.^ His father, Dinis Aveiro died on September 7, 2005.
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^ Cristiano Ronaldo was born in Funchal, Madeira, Portugal to his mother Maria Dolores dos Santos Aveiro and his father Jos Dinis Aveiro.
  • Cristiano Ronaldo : Video : Biography : Photo : Information 10 February 2010 13:24 UTC manchesterunited.y2u.co.uk [Source type: General]

^ Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro was born on 5 February 1985 in Funchal, Madeira, the youngest child of Maria Dolores dos Santos Aveiro and Jos Dinis Aveiro.
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[94][95][96][97] In March 2009, Ronaldo donated £100,000 to the hospital which helped save his mother's life after she was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2007.[98]
.Ronaldo's autobiography, titled "Moments," was published in December 2007.[99] Along with one of his sisters, Ronaldo opened a fashion boutique under the name "CR7" (his initials and old Manchester United shirt number).^ Along with one of his sisters, Ronaldo opened a fashion boutique under the name "CR7" (his initials and shirt number).

^ Manchester United Home Shirt 2007/09 - Kids Price: £29.99 .

^ Manchester United Away Shirt 2007/08 - Kids Price: £29.99 .

[100] .There are currently two CR7 store locations, both of which are in Portugal; one in Lisbon and the other in Madeira.^ There are currently only two CR7 store locations open, both of which are in Portugal, one being in Lisbon and the other in Madeira.
  • Cristiano Ronaldo : Video : Biography : Photo : Information 10 February 2010 13:24 UTC manchesterunited.y2u.co.uk [Source type: General]

^ There are currently two CR7 store locations, both of which are in Portugal; one in Lisbon and the other in Madeira .

.In support of the victims of the 2010 Madeira flood, as a famous Madeiran Ronaldo is to play in a charity match in Madeira, between the Portuguese Liga club Porto and players from Madeiran based Portuguese Liga clubs C.S. Marítimo and Nacional.^ Ronaldo's 200708 season began with a red card for a headbutt of Portsmouth player Richard Hughes during United's second match of the season, for which he was punished with a three-match ban.
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^ Ronaldo recovered in time to play in the quarter-final of the competition against England on 1 July 2006, scoring the final penalty shoot-out that sealed the Portuguese victory.
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^ Ronaldo became Manchester United's first-ever Portuguese player when he signed for 12.24 million after the 200203 season.
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[101]
In February 2010, Nike erected a 10-metre (32 ft 10 in)-tall statue of Ronaldo on the Plaza de Ramales, located in the centre of Madrid, as part of an advertising campaign.[102]

Advertising Campaigns

.
  • Banco Espirito Santo For many years he has been the face of ad campaigns for Banco Espirito Santo.^ Banco Espirito Santo For many years now he has been the face of ad campaigns for Banco Espirito Santo .

    [103] .Oftentimes, Cristiano is either kicking a football around or making some reference to his busy, wealthy lifestyle and where he keeps his money, Espirito Santo.
  • Pepe Jeans In 2005, the Portuguese football star became the new star of an ad campaign for Pepe Jeans.^ The World's Lightest Football Boots (the new Nike Mercurial SL) as worn by Cristiano Ronaldo & Didier Drogba - available to pre order on Kitbag now .

    ^ We've added 3 new football categories on the Kitbag Sale section - namely Under £10 , Under £15 and Under £20 .

    ^ As we reach the end of the normal domestic football season, some of the clubs are now releasing their new kits.

    [104] The ad seems to take place in a dirt type road with cars and other metallic items in the background. Cristiano is either laying down or staying up modeling the jeans. .Also, some shots were shirtless, as others were not.
  • Nike and Nike Mercurial Vapor He has a contract with Nike clothing.^ Nike Mercurial Vapor The soccer superstar is also the figurehead for the Nike Mercurial Vapor .

    [105] .The football superstar is also the figurehead for the Nike Mercurial Vapor.^ Nike Mercurial Vapor The soccer superstar is also the figurehead for the Nike Mercurial Vapor .

    ^ The World's Lightest Football Boots (the new Nike Mercurial SL) as worn by Cristiano Ronaldo & Didier Drogba - available to pre order on Kitbag now .

    ^ The boots have been specifically designed for the tournament and will be worn by every Nike endorsed player - except Cristiano Ronaldo (who will wear a new colourway of Nike Mercurial Vapor football boots, also soon to be launched on Kitbag).

    [106] .The commercial for the shoes was actually pretty spoken about at the time of its release.^ The commercial for the shoes was actually pretty spoken about at the time of its release.

    .This video depicts Cristiano Ronaldo wearing the shoes and racing a Bugatti and winning the race, both forward and backward.^ This video depicts Cristiano Ronaldo wearing the shoes and racing a Bugatti and winning the race, both forward and backward.

    ^ On 19 March 2008, Ronaldo captained the United for the first time in his career in a home win over Bolton, scoring both goals in the 20 victory.
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    ^ Cristiano Ronaldo fills Becks' 'shoes' in Armani ad .

    The ad is meant to show the speed that the Nike shoes give the person wearing them.
  • Coca-Cola Cristiano also appeared in a Coca-Cola ad with other athletes promoting the beverage.
  • Emporio Armani In October 2009, designer Giorgio Armani announced Ronaldo would be taking over from David Beckham as the spokesmodel for Emporio Armani men's underwear and jeans. .He will begin appearing in a new worldwide advertising campaign starting in the spring of 2010.[107] As of early January 2010, Cristiano has been the face and body of Emporio Armani underwear.^ Cristiano recently signed a new contract until 2010 and the club fully expects him to honour that contract.
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    [108] .The photos, replacing those of David Beckham, show Ronaldo in various types of men’s underwear and jeans, flexing his muscles as well as modeling the clothing.
  • Castrol Ronaldo is the Global Ambassador for Castrol until 2011.[109][110]
  • Clear Shampoo He does advertisements for Clear Shampoo.^ The sexy photos, replacing those of David Beckham show Ronaldo in various types of men’s underwear and jeans, flexing his muscles as well as modeling the clothing.

    ^ It seems Cristiano Ronaldo is following in the footsteps of David Beckham in every way.

    ^ Emporio Armani In October 2009, designer Giorgio Armani announced Ronaldo would be taking over from David Beckham as the spokesmodel for Emporio Armani men's underwear and jeans.

    [111]

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  111. ^ http://goal.com/en/news/12/spain/2010/02/25/1807559/real-madrid-star-cristiano-ronaldo-offered-24-million-deal

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Sporting positions
Preceded by
Nuno Gomes
Portugal captain
2008–present
Succeeded by
Incumbent

Quotes

Up to date as of January 14, 2010

From Wikiquote

File:Cristiano Ronaldo Football Hero.jpg
.I don't play football just because I like it.^ Frank Rijkaard, Josep Guardiola, Arsene Wenger, Phil Jackson, myself (in Football Manager), Jose Mourinho (i don't like how his teams play but i love his antics) .
  • Adi-Oula Sebastian aka Jubei's Sportswriter Profile | Bleacher Report 10 February 2010 13:24 UTC bleacherreport.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ If you don't want to play for the biggest club in the world, you're just in it for the money - just ask that lifelong Man City fan Gareth Barry.
  • Ronaldo scores with Paris Hilton in LA night club | The Sun |Showbiz|Bizarre 28 January 2010 0:46 UTC www.thesun.co.uk [Source type: General]

^ Henry described Messi as a footballer that plays like ‘someone from another world’ and added that the young Argentine was incomparable to Manchester United’s Cristiano Ronaldo.
  • Cristiano Ronaldo resimleri videolar� vid�o de cristiano ronaldo foto hayat� cristiano ronaldo show photos biyografi biographie news C Ronaldo » Full programs Download & Films Download & Photo Gallery foto resim model manken wallpapers free indir �cretsiz leblebim.com 10 February 2010 13:24 UTC www.leblebim.com [Source type: General]

I play because I've got an ambition to always win and be the best — to win every trophy and competition I'm part of.
.Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro, OIH (born 5 February 1985), better known as Cristiano Ronaldo, is a professional Portuguese footballer, who plays for Real Madrid C.F. and Portugal's national team.^ Who's better than Cristiano Ronaldo?
  • Cristiano Ronaldo 10 February 2010 13:24 UTC soccerlens.com [Source type: General]

^ Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro (whose name was inspired by former American President Ronald Reagan ) was born on February 5, 1985, in Madeira, Portugal.
  • Cristiano Ronaldo Sports Photos, News, Bio & Ratings - AskMen.com 10 February 2010 13:24 UTC www.askmen.com [Source type: General]
  • Cristiano Ronaldo Sports Photos, News, Bio & Ratings - AskMen.com Canada 10 February 2010 13:24 UTC ca.askmen.com [Source type: General]
  • Cristiano Ronaldo Sports Photos, News, Bio & Ratings - AskMen.com UK 10 February 2010 13:24 UTC uk.askmen.com [Source type: General]
  • Cristiano Ronaldo Sports Photos, News, Bio & Ratings - AskMen.com 10 February 2010 13:24 UTC surveys.relevantview.com [Source type: General]

^ Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro , (born February 5 1985 in Funchal, Madeira), better known as Cristiano Ronaldo , is a professional Portuguese footballer.
  • Cristiano Ronaldo 10 February 2010 13:24 UTC www.squidoo.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Ronaldo has been Manchester United's most prolific outfield player with 42 goals in the 2007/08 season.^ Manchester United & Ronaldo 4Evva.
  • Cristiano Ronaldo : Video : Biography : Photo : Information 10 February 2010 13:24 UTC manchesterunited.y2u.co.uk [Source type: General]

^ Manchester United Goal of the Season: 2007-2008 .
  • Cristiano Ronaldo - a knol by pareks 10 February 2010 13:24 UTC knol.google.com [Source type: General]

^ Manchester United Cristiano Ronaldo 16 x 16 Framed Player Photo .
  • Cristiano ronaldo Soccer Equipment at bizrate - Price Comparison and Consumer Reviews 10 February 2010 13:24 UTC www.bizrate.com [Source type: General]
  • Ronaldo Cristiano - Shop Smarter.com 28 January 2010 0:46 UTC www.smarter.com [Source type: General]

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  • I don't play football just because I like it.^ If you don't want to play for the biggest club in the world, you're just in it for the money - just ask that lifelong Man City fan Gareth Barry.
    • Ronaldo scores with Paris Hilton in LA night club | The Sun |Showbiz|Bizarre 28 January 2010 0:46 UTC www.thesun.co.uk [Source type: General]

    ^ Ronaldo then left Manchester United to play for Real Madrid (just like Becks)….
    • Cristiano Ronaldo Debuts For Emporio Armani | Access Hollywood - Celebrity News, Photos & Videos 10 February 2010 13:24 UTC www.accesshollywood.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • Cristiano Ronaldo Debuts for Emporio Armani | NBC New York 10 February 2010 13:24 UTC www.nbcnewyork.com [Source type: General]

    ^ He said it in jest, I don’t believe he said it because he doesn’t like us.” .

    .I play because I've got an ambition to always win and be the best - to win every trophy and competition I'm part of.^ I've always had a soft spot for Savage, probably starting because he was part of the class of 92.
    • Ronaldo exonerated... - RedCafe.net 28 January 2010 0:46 UTC www.redcafe.net [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Yes, I am a Liverpool Fan, well fanatic, but precisely because they always, always play their red hearts out and don't leave us walking alone.
    • Goalmouth: Comment and opinion on the world's favorite sport Blog Archive - Ronaldo rumors could prove true … this time « - Blogs from CNN.com 28 January 2010 0:46 UTC goalmouth.blogs.cnn.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Elektra Said in June 12th, 2008 @11:56 am i really love you because you play perfectly and you are really cute too so i hope that Portugal wins and that you will lead it to that .
    • Cristiano Ronaldo’s Book – Moments | FootyBlog.net 10 February 2010 13:24 UTC footyblog.net [Source type: General]


    .I'll be happy when I win the Champions League, the World Cup and the European Championship.^ FIFA World Cup UEFA Champions League Europa League The FA Cup Carling Cup MLS Cup Copa Libertadores All Football Cups...
    • Cristiano Ronaldo Wallpaper - Cristiano Ronaldo Wallpapers Free to Download 10 February 2010 13:24 UTC www.oleole.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Dopey also added that the “World Cup qualifiers are more challenging than the games in the Paulista championships, where Ronaldo has (clearly) performed well and scored goals.” .
    • Ronaldo Lima | Fútbolita 28 January 2010 0:46 UTC futbolita.com [Source type: General]

    ^ He has won everything there is to win with the Red Devils, especially if this season ends with the retention of the European Cup and league title; he has also grown tired of criticism from English fans and the media, and he would also like to move closer to home.
    • Goalmouth: Comment and opinion on the world's favorite sport Blog Archive - Ronaldo rumors could prove true … this time « - Blogs from CNN.com 28 January 2010 0:46 UTC goalmouth.blogs.cnn.com [Source type: General]

    That is every footballer's ambition.
    .To finish my career and be able to say I did a good job overall, and say I was handsomely rewarded for it.^ But he did a great job in United so he will be in my heart forever :) So,Cristiano don't be so stupid to get together with Paris Hilton, you are to beautiful for her :) .
    • Paris Hilton Photos & Pics | X17 XCLUSIVE - PARIS HOOKS UP WITH CRISTIANO RONALDO! 19 January 2010 8:49 UTC x17online.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Ronny's did a very good job to score and early goal.
    • v West Ham ^Post Match Discussion^ - Manchester United Community 18 September 2009 8:19 UTC community.manutd.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Comment by: Chris 01/09/2007 @ 20:11 i say good for him, as things go in life its Girls Comment by: Chris 01/09/2007 @ 20:28 my comment got cut off.
    • Cristiano Ronaldo, Nani and Anderson with Hookers (interview) 19 January 2010 8:49 UTC soccerlens.com [Source type: General]

    That's it. .
  • We have a good chance - we are at the top of the league, Arsenal and ourselves.^ Ronaldo scored his first hat trick for Manchester United in a 6–0 win against Newcastle United at Old Trafford on 12 January 2008, bringing Manchester United up to the top of the Premier League table.

    ^ London - Champions Manchester United closed the gap on their rivals at the top of the English Premier League on Sunday with a 1-0 win at neighbours Manchester City, despite having Cristiano Ronaldo sent off in the second half.

    ^ Cristiano Ronaldo has admitted he came "within a whisker" of signing for Arsenal before eventually joining their Premier League rivals Manchester United.
    • Cristiano Ronaldo: News & Videos about Cristiano Ronaldo - CNN.com 19 January 2010 8:49 UTC topics.edition.cnn.com [Source type: News]

    .But I don't think it is just between the two teams.^ Thursday, May 28th, 2009 And they did just that by beating two powerhouse teams from the English Premier League, Chelsea FC and Man-U. .
    • Cristiano Ronaldo | OddJack Gambling Guide on the 2009 NFL Football Season, College Football, the Ultimate Fighting Championships, MLB Baseball, F1, the Tour de France, Boxing and all Sports Betting Picks, Tips, Odds and Lines 10 February 2010 13:24 UTC www.oddjack.com [Source type: News]

    .Chelsea and Liverpool are still there and are strong.^ Powered by Max Banner Ads IS THERE any reason why Manchester United and Arsenal are stuttering into the new season while Liverpool and Chelsea are sitting at the top?
    • Cristiano Ronaldo | Peak Performance Sports Tips 10 February 2010 13:24 UTC myroyalway.com [Source type: General]

Quotes about Ronaldo

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  • He's a prat of a player and a prat of a person, and he will always do the little teams but when it comes to the big games he will cost them like he cost them the match against Arsenal last week, no I don't like him, I love him!^ It is a pleasure to play against players like him.

    ^ Like Henry , Ronaldo isn’t really a big game player.
    • Footytube.com – Latest Football Video Highlights | Cristiano Ronaldo – Top 30 “Dives” 10 February 2010 13:24 UTC www.footytube.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ I will always love him as a person and footie player...
    • Cristiano Ronaldo : Video : Biography : Photo : Information 10 February 2010 13:24 UTC manchesterunited.y2u.co.uk [Source type: General]

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  • We’ve had some great players at this club in my 20 years, but he’s up with the best.^ Cristiano Ronaldo (Portugal) 5 The best player in the last 20 years!!
    • Cristiano Ronaldo (Portugal) - Reviews on RateItAll 10 February 2010 13:24 UTC www.rateitall.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ I think ronaldo is a great player but a do not think he is the best in the world.
    • Footytube.com – Latest Football Video Highlights | Cristiano Ronaldo: The Story So Far 19 January 2010 8:49 UTC www.footytube.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Emmanuel Adebayor is officially a Manchester City player now, the club having confirmed on its official website that he has signed a five-year contract, for an undisclosed fee.

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  • When you've got a player who does what he does at that pace this late in the game than you know you've got an invaluable talent
  • I'm running out of words to describe this lad
    • Andy Gray
  • He's six-foot two, brave as a lion, strong as an ox and quick as lightning.^ Ronaldo is a player who excels.
    • Ronaldo Lima | Fútbolita 28 January 2010 0:46 UTC futbolita.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Cristiano Ronaldo (Portugal) 5 The best player in the last 20 years!!
    • Cristiano Ronaldo (Portugal) - Reviews on RateItAll 10 February 2010 13:24 UTC www.rateitall.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Who's better than Cristiano Ronaldo?
    • Cristiano Ronaldo 10 February 2010 13:24 UTC soccerlens.com [Source type: General]

    .If he was good looking, you'd say he has everything.^ Said in April 28th, 2008 @6:33 pm I looooooooooooooooooooooooooooveeeeeee yooooooooooouuuuuuuu you are the most good looking boy in the world.you are veeeeeery hot and you are the best player in the world.
    • Cristiano Ronaldo’s Book – Moments | FootyBlog.net 10 February 2010 13:24 UTC footyblog.net [Source type: General]

    ^ The first stop, a medical examination at a clinic in Madrid, you know just to make sure he looks good shirtless ...
    • OHLALA Mag: Cristiano Ronaldo 10 February 2010 13:24 UTC www.ohlalamag.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ And the manager we have here is not the sort of man to say 'right you are good enough now, don't try and get any better'.
    • CRISTIANO RONALDO EXCLUSIVE | This Man United team will go down in history | News Of The World 19 January 2010 8:49 UTC www.newsoftheworld.co.uk [Source type: General]

    .
  • The kid makes you sick.^ Monday, May 12, 2008 .

    ^ English Premier League season (Aug.
    • CRISTIANO RONALDO - Goal Blog - NYTimes.com 10 February 2010 13:24 UTC goal.blogs.nytimes.com [Source type: News]

    ^ Ronaldo scored his first hat trick for Manchester United in a 6–0 win against Newcastle United at Old Trafford on 12 January 2008, bringing Manchester United up to the top of the Premier League table.

    He looks the part, he walks the part, he is the part. .He's six-foot something, fit as a flea, good-looking - he's got to have something wrong with him....Hopefully he's hung like a hamster!^ As for him, hey, he is good-looking and I love the fact he is Portuguese like myself!
    • Paris Hilton Photos & Pics | X17 XCLUSIVE - PARIS HOOKS UP WITH CRISTIANO RONALDO! 19 January 2010 8:49 UTC x17online.com [Source type: General]

    ^ I think that he looks up to Ronaldo as some sort of superhuman, and realizing that Ronaldo is actually a **** sapien and not a **** superien or something like that is kinda disappointing.
    • Footytube.com – Latest Football Video Highlights | Cristiano Ronaldo: The Story So Far 19 January 2010 8:49 UTC www.footytube.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ You look at someone like that, and think of all the good she could be doing, if she weren't so wrapped up in herself.
    • Paris Hilton Photos & Pics | X17 XCLUSIVE - PARIS HOOKS UP WITH CRISTIANO RONALDO! 19 January 2010 8:49 UTC x17online.com [Source type: General]

    .That would make us all feel better!^ That would make us very happy.
    • C Ronaldo And Family Picture | 28 January 2010 0:46 UTC www.ronny7.com [Source type: General]

    ^ We want to know how you feel about this site and what you feel we should do to make it better, more knowledgeable and fun for all the readers out there, so if you have any idea about a story, player, team, league or sport we should write about or any feedback whatsoever feel free to share it with us !
    • Who Steps in for Cristiano Ronaldo? | Sportige 10 February 2010 13:24 UTC sportige.com [Source type: General]

    ^ What a difference the rock-solid Chelsea all-rounder would make to this current side.

  • There have been a few players described as the new George Best over the years, but this is the first time it's been a compliment to me."
  • When Ronaldo gets the ball, you can just leave him to it while he beats player after player!
    • Ryan Giggs
  • I have never played against anybody like that in my life - I was pleased to be taken off.^ Source goal.com Player: Cristiano Ronaldo Portugal may have beaten Hungary 3-0, but it was not all good news, with Cristiano Ronaldo limping off after half an hour...
    • Cristiano Ronaldo Injured During Portugal's Win Over Hungary 10 February 2010 13:24 UTC www.fantasysp.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Ronaldo was called-up for the play-offs with much controversy and disagreement from the Merengues , due to the injury he had aggravated on the game against Hungary, and was submitted to physicals by the Portuguese team but was later announced his inability to play against Bosnia and Herzegovina .

    ^ "I would like to thank my teammates and coaches and everyone involved at Man United and the national team, as well as my family and friends for their support," Ronaldo said.
    • Ronaldo // Current 28 January 2010 0:46 UTC current.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

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    • Millwall's Robbie Ryan, who played Ronaldo in the FA Cup final of 2004
  • He's a gift from heaven, he is truly a gift from heaven.^ Ronaldo Luís Nazário de Lima, commonly known as Ronaldo is a Legendary Brazilian Striker who currently plays for Corinthians.
    • ronaldo breaking news 28 January 2010 0:46 UTC news.scorestosms.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ After making 39 appearances and scoring 8 goals – including the opener in United’s FA Cup final victory over Millwall – he was named the Sir Matt Busby Player of the Year for 2003/04.
    • Cristiano Ronaldo Profile | Give Me Football 10 February 2010 13:24 UTC www.givemefootball.com [Source type: General]

    ^ In his first campaign in England, he scored eight goals in 39 games, including the opener in United’s FA Cup final win over Millwall.
    • Cristiano Ronaldo - Photos, Videos, Wallpapers and more at CelebritySpud.com 10 February 2010 13:24 UTC www.celebrityspud.com [Source type: General]

    Whatever he touches turns to gold. .
  • Ronaldo is better than George Best and Denis Law, who were two brilliant and great players in the history of United.^ Then he added: “Henry is a super player, but he isn’t better than Ronaldo.

    ^ Three-time Ballon d'Or winner Johan Cruyff said in an interview on 2 April 2008, "Ronaldo is better than George Best and Denis Law , who were two brilliant and great players in the history of United."

    ^ Cristiano Ronaldo free-kick co...
    • Cristiano Ronaldo Pictures - Best Soccer Player Wallpaper | Cristiano Ronaldo Girlfriend 28 January 2010 0:46 UTC www.squidoo.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

Wikipedia
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Cristiano Ronaldo
File:Cristiano Ronaldo in Real Madrid
Personal information
Full name Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro
Date of birth 5 February 1985 (1985-02-05) (age 26)
Place of birth    Funchal, Madeira, Portugal
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current club Real Madrid
Number 9
Senior clubs
Years Club
2002-2003
2003-2009
2009-
Sporting Portugal
Manchester United
Real Madrid
National team
2003- Portugal

Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro (spoken IPA [kɾiʃ'tiɐnu ʁu'naɫdu]), (born 5 February 1985 in Funchal, Madeira), better known as Cristiano Ronaldo, is a Portuguese football player. He plays for the Spanish club Real Madrid and the Portugal national team.

In 2003, Cristiano Ronaldo joined Manchester United from Sporting Portugal. He was given the number 7. This number had been worn by George Best, Eric Cantona and David Beckham before him.

In the 2007/08 season, he became the only player in the last 25 years to win both the FIFPro "Player of the Year" and the FIFPro "Young Player of the Year" awards in the same season. In that season, he scored a total of 41 goals and won the European Golden Boot, an award which is given to the top scorer.

Ronaldo is currently the most expensive professional football player of all time, after moving from Manchester United to Real Madrid for approximatly £80m. He uses Nike shoes.

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Club career statistics

Club Performance League CupLeague CupContinentalTotal
SeasonClubLeague AppsGoals AppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoals
PortugalLeague Cup of Portugal Portuguese League Cup EuropeTotal
2002/03Sporting PortugalPortuguese Liga25332-30315
EnglandLeague FA Cup Football League Cup EuropeTotal
2003/04Manchester UnitedPremier League294521050406
2004/05335742080509
2005/063392042814712
2006/07341773101135323
2007/08343133001184842
2008/09331821421245125
SpainLeague Copa del Rey Copa de la Liga EuropeTotal
2009/10Real MadridLa Liga
CountryPortugal 25332-30315
England 1968426131245516289117
Spain 0000000000
Total 2218729151245816320122

International career statistics

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Portugal national team
YearAppsGoals
200320
2004167
2005102
2006146
2007105
200881
200971
2010
Total6722

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