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Interesting facts about Cristiano Ronaldo , the greatest football player of all time

Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Cristiano Ronaldo - Amazing Facts


1. Cristiano's Full Name Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro

2. Cristiano's Date & place of Birth : February 5, 1985 in Santo António, Madeira, Portugal

3. Father & mother : His mother is Maria Dolores dos Santos Aveiro and Father is José Dinis Aveiro

4. Siblings : He has one older brother, Hugo, and two older sisters, Elma and Liliana Cátia.

5. Ronaldo was nicknamed "cry-baby" as a child.

6. He was expelled from school at the age of 14 after he threw a chair at his teacher

7. His first professional game for Sporting Lisbon came when he play in the "Portuguese Super League" match at the age of 17


8. His height is 1.85 m ( 6' 1" )

9. Currently he plays for teams: Real Madrid C.F. (#7 / Forward), Portugal national football team (Forward)

10. He regularly donates blood

11.Most international goals in a year (club and national team): 25 goals (shared with Vivian Woodward)

12. First player to reach 40 goals in a professional league in two consecutive seasons

13. First player to score in every minute of a game

14. Only player to have won the following trophies at 2 different clubs: League Title, UEFA CL, League Supercup, League Cup, League MVP, Golden Boot, Ballon d'Or, and FIFA CWC (Completed on December 20th, 2014)

15. Only player in history to have scored 60 or more goals in a calendar year four times (consecutively from 2011 to 2014)

16. Most appearances in the FIFPro World XI: 8 times (2007-2014) (shared with Lionel Messi)






17. First and only player to appear in the FIFPro World XI for two different clubs

18. First player to score more than 50 goals in four consecutive seasons

19. Only player to score more than 50 goals in five different seasons (did it consecutively)

20. Only footballer to score 60+ goals in all competitions in 2 seasons (shared with Lionel Messi)

21. He does not smoke nor does he have any tattoos on his body.

22. Most braces in Champions League history: 22 braces

23. Most goals scored in Champions League history: 82 goals

24. Most penalties scored in Champions League history: 11 penalties

25. Most European Golden Shoe awards: 4

26. Most goals scored in a European Cup season: 17 goals

27. Most UEFA Champions League goals scored in the calendar year: 15 goals in 2013

28. Most goals scored in the UEFA Champions League group stage in a single season: 9 goals (shared with Luiz Adriano)

29. Most consecutive UEFA Champions League matches scored in: 8 matches

30. First and only player to have won the European Golden Shoe in 2 different leagues (EPL with Man Utd and La Liga with Real Madrid)

31. First footballer to ever score more than 10 goals in three consecutive UEFA Champions League seasons

32. First footballer in the history of the European Cup to score for two different winning teams

33. Most goals scored in UEFA Champions League knockout phase: 39 goals

34. Most wins in the UEFA Champions League Knockout phase: 29 wins

35. Most games played in the UEFA Champions League knockout stage: 55 games (shared with Iker Casillas)

36. Most consecutive wins in the UEFA Champions League: 14 wins

37. Most goals scored in the Uefa European Championships for Portugal: 26 goals

38. Most consecutive UEFA Champions League away matches scored in: 12

39. Most away goals scored in the UEFA Champions League: 39

40. Most UEFA Team of the Year appearances: 9 times


41. Most consecutive appearances in the UEFA Team of the Year: 8 consecutive times (2007-2014)

42. Only player to be among the finalists for all the editions of the UEFA Best Player in Europe (2010-2014)

43. Player with the best goal average in Europe's top 5 leagues with 100+ goals

44. Cristiano Ronaldo is widely regarded as one of the two best players in the world within his generation. The other Player is Lionel Messi of Argentina.

45. The first player in history to surpass 30 goals in five consecutive seasons in a major European league

46. Fastest player to score 200 goals in one of Europe's top 5 leagues (La Liga)

47. Fastest player to score 250 goals in one of Europe's top 5 leagues (La Liga)

48. Fastest player to score 300 league goals in Europe's top 5 leagues (216 with Real Madrid, 84 with Manchester United)

49. Most goals scored in the UEFA Champions League semi-finals: 10 goals

50. First player to ever score at least 10 goals in four Champions League seasons (did it consecutively)



51. Ronaldo's autobiography, titled Moments, was published in December 2007.

52. Most hat-tricks in Spanish football: 33 hat-tricks

53. The first player to score against every team in La Liga in a single season

54. The first player ever to score in six consecutive Clsicos

55. The first player to score 20 away goals in a single season in La Liga

56. Most league matches scored in in a single season: 27 games (2011/12) (Shared with Lionel Messi)

57. Most goals scored in three consecutive La Liga matches: 9 goals (shared with Lszl Kubala, Mundo and Campanal)

58. Most opponents scored against in a single season: 19 (2011/12) (Shared with Lionel Messi and Ronaldo)

59. First footballer to score more than 25 goals in five consecutive La Liga seasons (shared with Lionel Messi)

60. First footballer to score more than 25 goals in six consecutive La Liga seasons (shared with Lionel Messi)

61. First player to score more than 50 goals in four [consecutive] seasons in Spanish football

62. Most hat-tricks in La Liga: 28 hat-tricks

63. Most goals scored in La Liga after the first 8 games: 15 goals (and he didn't play in 1 of those games)

64. Most goals scored in La Liga after the first 10 games: 17 goals (and he didn't play in 1 of those games)

65. Most goals scored in La Liga after the first 12 games: 20 goals (and he didn't play in 1 of those games)

66. Most goals scored in La Liga after the first 15 games: 25 goals (and he didn't play in 1 of those games) (shared with Pruden and Bata)

67. Most consecutive home matches scored in in La Liga (in which he played): 17 consecutive home games

68. Only player to win 3 LFP awards in one season (2013/14): Best player, Best forward and Best goal

69. Fastest La Liga player to score 100 league goals

70. Fastest La Liga player to score 150 league goals

71. Fastest La Liga player to score 200 league goals

72. Fastest player to score 300 official club goals

73. Best La Liga penalty conversion rate (of at least 30 PK's): 93%

74. The best goal ratio ever in La Liga: 1.10

75. First player to score 40+ goals in 3 La Liga seasons (shared with Lionel Messi)

76. Most La Liga hat-tricks in a season: 8 hat-tricks (shared with Lionel Messi)

77. He is a philanthropic at heart. In November 2012, Ronaldo sold the golden boot he had won in 2011 for €1.5 million and gave the money to fund schools for children in Gaza.

78. The highest number of goals scored to win the Premier League Golden Boot for a 38-game season: 31 goals (shared with Alan Shearer & Luis Suarez)

79. First player to win all four main PFA and FWA awards

80. Ronaldo has very less body fat and is really fast at running. He recently defeated a Spanish sprinter Angel David Rodriguez in the zigzag spring challenge by half a minute while he narrowly lost against professional sprinter in straight line.

81. Real Madrid's all time leading goalscorer 326 goals

82. Real Madrid's all time top goalscorer in the Champions League 67 goals

83. Real Madrid's all time top goalscorer in La Liga: 233 goals

84. Most goals scored in a season in all competitions for Real Madrid: 61 goals

85. Most goals scored in a single La Liga season for Real Madrid: 48 goals

86. Most hat-tricks in a single season for Real Madrid: 8 hat-tricks

87. Fastest Real Madrid player to reach 50 league goals

88. Fastest Real Madrid player to reach 200 official goals

89. Fastest Real Madrid player to reach 250 official goals

90. The first Real Madrid player to score in the first four league matches of a season

91. The first Real Madrid player to surpass 30 league goals in two [consecutive] La Liga seasons

92. The first Real Madrid player to surpass 30 league goals in three [consecutive] La Liga seasons

93. The first Real Madrid player to surpass 30 league goals in four [consecutive] La Liga seasons

94. The first Real Madrid player to surpass 30 league goals in five [consecutive] La Liga seasons

95. Most goals scored in 5 consecutive league matches: 14 goals

96. Most goals scored in 7 consecutive league matches: 15 goals

97. Most consecutive league game weeks scored in for Real Madrid: 10 games

98. Most consecutive league games scored in for Real Madrid: 11 games

99. First Real Madrid player to score on every day of the week

100. Most goals ever scored in away league matches for Real Madrid

101. Most goals scored in UEFA Super Cup matches: 2 goals

102. Most hat-tricks in La Liga: 28 hat-tricks

103. Most hat-tricks in official competitions for Real Madrid: 33 hat-tricks

104. The first to win 2 European Golden Shoes as a Real Madrid player

105. The first to win 3 European Golden Shoes as a Real Madrid player

106. First player to score more than 50 goals in a season

107. First player to score more than 50 goals in 2 seasons (did it consecutively)

108. First player to score more than 50 goals in 3 seasons (did it consecutively)

109. His free kick speed is about 13.1 kmph, which is compared roughly with the speed of a space shuttle while launching.

110. First and only Manchester United player to win the European Golden Shoe

111. In December 2011, Cristiano launched an iPhone game called Heads Up with Cristiano.

112. Portugal all-time top scorer: 55 goals

113. Portugal all-time top scorer in UEFA Euro matches: 6 goals (shared with Nuno Gomes)

114. Most matches played in UEFA European Championship finals: 14 matches (shared with Lus Figo and Nuno Gomes)

115. Most matches played in World Cup finals: 13 matches

116. Youngest player to reach 100 caps: 27 years, 8 months and 11 days

117. Only player to score for Portugal in 3 different World Cups

118. He is a devout Roman Catholic

119. Ronaldo maintains an average weight of 176 lbs (80 kg).

120. Holywood legend Arnold once praised Ronaldo as one of the fittest athletes in the world.

121. In 2006, Ronaldo opened a fashion boutique under the name "CR7" (his initials and shirt number) on the island of Madeira. Later he expanded his business

122. In October 2005, a month after his father died, Ronaldo was arrested on suspicion of raping a woman in a London hotel and released on bail. A month ater the due to charges were dropped due to "insufficient evidence".

123. He is the all time top scorer in European competitions (including UEFA Super Cup and Champions League qualifiers): 85 goals

124. Cristiano Ronaldo's net worth is more than 250 million dollars.

125. He is a forward players and served as captain for Portugal national team.

126. Ronaldo was named after former US President, Ronald Reagan, who was greatly admired by Ronaldo's father

127. He played his first game for Sporting Lisbon in the Portugese Super League at the age of just 17.

128. He is one among the highest paid footballers in the world.

129. When he was 15, he was diagnosed with a health probem called racing heart. Just days after surgery, Ronaldo resumed playing soccer.

130. As per Castrols study, When Ronaldo leaps into the air, he creates a total of 5G in G-force or the equivalent of five times a cheetah at full flight

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