Mother: his mother’s name is Maria Aveiro; she was born in 1954. She used to work as a cook and she admits that her life at the moment of Cristiano’s birth was so hard that she was considering aborting him.
Father: his father’s name is Jose Aveiro; he was born in 1953. He was an alcoholic, who worked as a gardener.
Siblings: he is the youngest child of his family. He has two older sisters and a brother.
Kids: he is a father of a boy named after him. He was born by an unknown mother. Cristiano’s mother convinced her son to adopt the boy and take care of him so Cristiano is essentially a single father.
Sexual orientation: straight
One of the most expensive footballers, Ronaldo dated many beautiful women, however, he was never married to anyone. His girlfriends were mostly models, including Merche Romero he dated for about a year from 2005, Gemma Atkinson he dated in 2007, Nereida Gallardo he dated in 2008, and Irina Shayk he stayed with for about four years from 2010. He was also rumored to have affairs with such top celebrities as Paris Hilton and Kim Kardashian. In 2017, he officially confirmed his relationship with Georgina Rodriguez, who is a Spanish fashion model.
Place of living: he mostly lives in his luxurious mansion in Madrid and NY apartment.
Cars: he has an impressive collection, which includes very rare and extremely luxurious cars. He also has a $17m jet.
Where was Ronaldo born?
He was born in Portugal – in the city of Funchal on the Madeira island to be exact.
When did he start playing football?
He started playing football very early and at the age of 8, he played in a local football club called Andorinha.
What was his childhood like?
He doesn’t like to speak of his childhood now as it was far from being perfect. He grew up in a poor big family. His father was an alcoholic and he spent all his salary on drinking, so his mother had to work really hard to raise her children.
How did he make his way into the world of professional football?
His first professional football team was sporting, which he joined in 1997. In 2003, he was noticed by Manchester United manager – then his brilliant skills led his former team to 3:1 win. So, he signed a contract with this football club and his career officially began.
What scandals was he involved in?
Ronaldo is known for his enormous libido, which caused him many troubles – he was caught with prostitutes many times, he was accused of rapes, he cheated on all of his girlfriends, and at last he became a father after a one-night stand with an unknown waitress. He also had numerous car accidents and was blamed for dangerous driving, even more times.
Is he into charity?
Yes, he is. Moreover, he was named “the most charitable athlete” for the massive amounts of money he donated to different charity foundations.
What about his endorsements?
He signed a lifetime contract with Nike in 2016. The brand released CR7 collection of cleats, including the special editions devoted to the turning points in his life. He also signed contracts with such big brands as Armani, KFC, and Coca-Cola among others.
And what about family life?
So far, Ronaldo remains a sworn bachelor. He never married any woman he was dating and he doesn’t plan to do that in the nearest future.