Facts About Cristiano Ronaldo | Today we are going to talk about the world’s greatest footballer and the most expensive player in the world Cristiano Ronaldo, who plays for Italian Football Club Juventus, as well as also plays for the national team of Portugal and is also the captain. Cristiano Ronaldo, who grew up in a small town, has achieved a place where every footballer wants to see himself.
Here are some of the amazing and unknown Facts About Cristiano Ronaldo the very best in the business and also called as ‘King Cristiano’.
Facts About Cristiano Ronaldo
1. Cristiano Ronaldo Dos Santos Aveiro was named after the then U.S. president Ronald Reagan, who was his father’s favorite actor.
2. The speed of Cristiano Ronaldo’s free kick is a whopping 130 km/hr, or 31.1 m/second.
3. Cristiano Ronaldo’s favorite actress is Angelina Jolie.
4. In 2003 Manchester United signed Ronaldo and paid him 12 Million Pounds, a record amount for a player his age.
5. Cristiano Ronaldo’s favorite sports after football is Tennis.
6. When Ronaldo was a kid, he hit a teacher with a chair, because she made fun of his accent.
7. Cristiano Ronaldo’s favorite music is Brazilian Music.
8. Cristiano Ronaldo’s favorite movie is “The Sixth Sense”
9. Cristiano Ronaldo hasn’t tattooed on his skin, as he is regularly donating blood.
10. Cristiano Ronaldo’s jump generates five times more power than that of a wild cheetah as it jumps in full flight. This speed allows him to reach a height of 44cm in the air, which is more than what an average NBA player can do.
11. There is a university in Canada that offers a sociology course about Cristiano Ronaldo.
12. There is a dedicated museum named Museu CR7 in his hometown Funchal, Portugal, where you can find all his trophies, rare photographs, medals and also more related to Cristiano Ronaldo.
13. As a teenager, Cristiano Ronaldo would be in the gym training using weights on either foot and then dribbling with the ball. Ronaldo thought this will improve his game techniques because without weights he would be even faster.
14. Cristiano Ronaldo Cristiano Ronaldo has only 10% body fat which is quite amazing. Even Catwalk models even are known to have 13% fat.
15. Cristiano Ronaldo is the founder and owner of the underwear company CR7 underwear.
16. When Cristiano Ronaldo was a child is favorite club was Benfica even though he joined Sporting Lisbon.
17. Ronaldo played his first game for Sporting Lisbon when he was just 17 years old.
18. Cristiano Ronaldo’s football in career was almost over before it has even started when he had to have heart surgery at the age of 15.
19. A crowd of 80000 welcomed Ronaldo to the Santiago Bernabeu, which is a record trumping the 75000 the turnout to welcome Maradona to SSC Napoli in 1984.
20. Ronaldo paid for the cancer treatment of a 9-year-old boy.
21. Ronaldo can jump up to 44 cms from a standing position and 78 cms from a run-up.