There is hardly a being in this world who does not know Cristiano Ronaldo. Be it if you’re an ardent sports lover or not you would have heard of this name at some point in your life. This 29-year-old football player has had such a successful career. He is known to be one of the best football players of all time. Cristiano Ronaldo has three Premier League titles, two Champions League titles, a La Liga title, two Copa del Rey Cups, two Ballon d’Or’s and more world championship titles under his name. He is always a sight to see in the field. But what about interesting facts about Cristiano Ronaldo?
His amazing speed, incredible strength, and accuracy have helped him come this far and have a highly successful career. He is also an extremely skilled and intelligent player who can play multiple positions which are an amazing talent not many players have. Ronaldo has had an excellent track record in his Spanish club, Real Madrid.
Interesting Facts About Cristiano Ronaldo
Let us now get to know some of the lesser knowns, but interesting facts about Cristiano Ronaldo, in no particular order.
#1. He is named after the former President of the Unites States, Ronald Reagan
The first among the interesting facts about Cristiano Ronaldo starts with his name. As most would have guessed his name sounds has the part “Ronald” which is taken from the former President of the United States of America. Apparently, Cristiano Ronaldo’s father was a huge fan of the former U.S President.
Hence he has decided to use part of the former President’s name on his son. His full name is Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro but he is known to the world simply as Cristiano Ronaldo. He also has a few nicknames to himself such as CR7, CR9, and Ronnie the Rocket which is based on his career.