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Cristiano Ronaldo's Life Story

Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro was born in Funchal, Portugal, on February 05, 1985.

He was named after Ronald Reagan, his father's favorite actor, and a former US President. He stands 6 ft 1 inch tall. Ronaldo is a Portuguese professional footballer. He is the captain of the Portuguese football team and a free agent.

About Ronaldo's Family

“The world-famous footballer Cristiano Ronaldo is the son of Maria Dolores Dos Santos and José Dinis Aveiro. Cristiano Ronaldo has three siblings. One brother and two sisters. His brother's name is Hugo”

The world-famous footballer Cristiano Ronaldo is the son of Maria Dolores Dos Santos and José Dinis Aveiro. Cristiano Ronaldo has three siblings. One brother and two sisters. His brother's name is Hugo. He is the youngest member of his family, meaning he is a baby in his family. His eldest sister's name is Elma. And the daughter born after Elma is Katie. Ronaldo has six children, of whom three are born via surrogate mother.

On June 17, 2010, he became the father of his first child Cristiano Jr born via surrogacy. However, the identity of his son's mother was not revealed. On June 8, 2017, he was blessed with twins. A boy and a girl. His daughter's name is Eva, and his son's name is Mateo, and he was born via surrogacy. He was in a relationship with Irina Shayk, a Russian model, from 2010 to 2015.

Currently, he is in a relationship with Georgina Rodriguez, and they were blessed with a daughter in 2017. On April 18, 2022, the couple was blessed with twins. A daughter and a son. But the boy died during the birth.

Get Glimpse Into Ronaldo's Childhood

“Ronaldo was born into a very low-income family. So he couldn't complete his schooling.”

He was dismissed from school at the age of 14 because he was claimed to throw a chair at one of his school instructors. He decided with his mother to cease his schooling because he believed he had the ability to play semi-professionally.

About Ronaldo's parents

As mentioned earlier, Ronaldo is the son of Maria Dolores Dos Santos and José Dinis Aveiro. His father was a Gardener, and he hardly made any earnings. He was an addict of alcohol and was diagnosed with alcoholic Liver Disease. In 2005 his father died due to kidney failure. At that time, Ronaldo was 20 years old.

José's alcohol addiction started when he returned back to Portugal from the War in Africa. He used to forget about his family and went to a bar. Ronaldo's relationship with his father was not good at all, but still, he regrets that his father couldn't see him achieving success. After Ronaldo's father's death, To meet her family's expenses, his mother worked as a cleaner and a cook and worked hard for her family.

His mother is a cancer survivor. She was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2007, but she eventually recovered. But in February 2009, she was again diagnosed with cancer.

The life story of Ronaldo

Ronaldo belongs to a very low-income family. His father hardly meets the expenses of his family. His father was an alcoholic. He died due to kidney failure in 2005. He has to face many ups and downs in his life. He always wanted to be a football player. He worked so hard for this.

José nudged his youngest son towards a path he knew would lead him to success.

He knew he would be among the best footballers globally, and Ronaldo did it. After working hard, it was time to enter the football team. He started playing soccer when he was 10 years old. Ronaldo made his first debut at the age of 18 against Bolton Wanderers on August 16, 2003.

Ronaldo is one of the few players to have made over 1100 professional career appearances and scored over 800 goals for club and country.


  • Supporting CP

(2002 - 2003)

Ronaldo started his career as a part of the Youth team of Supporting CP at age 16. He became the first CP player to play in under-16, under-17 and under-18.

  • Manchester United

(2003 - 2009)

Ronaldo was the first Portuguese teenager to be signed by Manchester United and had the most expensive signing for a teenager. This signing proved that he is one of the best football players in the world. He broke the record of 20 goals and helped United to claim their first league title in four years.

He won many awards in his Manchester United journey, like the Young player of the year, Association Footballer of the year and more. He also won nine trophies while at Manchester United.

  • Real Madrid

(2009 - 2018)

Ronaldo then secured a move to Real Madrid, in a world record transfer of 94 million Euros, with a 1 billion Euros buyout clause with his contract, which was about to expire in 2015.

His first season with Madrid saw him as a Ballon d'Or contender. He became FIFA World Player of the Year. He enjoyed a successful run, which made him admit he was in the best form of his career.

FIFA World Cup Performance

In 2006 Ronaldo played his first World Cup match. He has scored in five World cups. He has played many matches in the World Cup. He leads the Portugal football team in the FIFA World Cup 2022.

He played his first match against Ghana on 24 November and defeated them.

Yet there is one match to be held on 7 December. And they'll make it to the Quarterfinals.

His Awards:

  • When he was at Manchester United, he was honoured with the FIFA world player of the year award in 2008.

  • He again won the FIFA World player of the year award in 2013.

  • He holds the record for being the highest scorer in the history of Real Madrid with over 330 goals.

  • He is the highest goal scorer in UEFA Champions League with 89 career goals.

  • He won the best scorer award for Portugal.

  • He won The Best FIFA Men's player award.


As the FIFA World Cup has started. And Ronaldo is also playing for the Portugal team. Fans are watching the World cup matches and are very curious to know about their favourite player.

So here we have described the lifestyle, life story and struggles of the world-famous Footballer Cristiano Ronaldo.

I hope that you all like it.

Lots of blessings!


What is your favourite food from Cristiano Ronaldo?

Ronaldo 's Favorite dish is a Portuguese dish "BacalHau à brás" . It is a mixture of Cod, finely sliced potatoes, Onions and scrambled eggs.

What is Ronaldo's current relationship status?

He is currently in a relationship with Georgina Rodriguez. And the couple will be blessed with twins in April 2022.

What are the yearly earnings of Cristiano Ronaldo?

The yearly earnings of Cristiano Ronaldo are 26.8 million GBP. His salary as a player exceeds one billion dollars. His net worth lies around 500 million dollars.

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