He got his name from former US president Ronald Reagan.
According to Castrol’s analysis, when Cristiano Ronaldo jumps, he generates five times more power than a Cheetah jumps in a full flight.
As a child, he was brought up in a middle class family and said that he and his siblings had to share a bedroom.
He was expelled from school at the age of 14, when he threw a chair at a teacher. According to Ronaldo, the teacher was disrespectful of him.
Manchester United paid $19 million to sign him in 2003 which is a record fee for a player of his age
He was diagnosed with a heart condition (racing heart) at the age of 15. The health condition might have forced him to give up football and because of that, he had a laser operation to correct the heart area that was causing the problem.
He is known to be very generous. He was reported to have paid for the cancer treatment of a nine-year-old boy and recently, a brain surgery of a 10 month old baby.
He also regularly donates blood, which is the reason why he does not have tattoos.
Won the Ballon d’Or, footballer of the year award, twice (2008 and 2013) and the European Golden Shoe three times
He is the highest paid footballer in the world, earning $73 million in 2013.
In Dec 2013, He opened a museum dedicated to his football career in his hometown of Funchal, Portugal
In 2014, Forbes named him second on the world’s highest paid athlete list.