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Cristiano Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro, OIH, (born 5 February 1985), commonly known as Cristiano Ronaldo, is a Portuguese footballer who plays as a forward for Spanish La Liga club Real Madrid and is the captain of the Portuguese national team. Ronaldo became the most expensive footballer in history after moving from Manchester United to Real Madrid in a transfer worth £80 million (€93.9 million/$131.6 million). In addition, his contract with Real Madrid, in which he is paid €12 million per year, makes him one of the highest-paid footballers in the world, and his buyout clause is valued at €1 billion as per his contract. Ronaldo began his career as a youth player for Andorinha, where he played for two years, before moving to C.D. Nacional. In 1997, he made a move to Portuguese giants Sporting Clube de Portugal. Ronaldo caught the attention of Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson, who signed him for £12.24 million (€15 million) in 2003. The following season, Ronaldo won his first club honour, the FA Cup. Ronaldo was the first player to win all four main PFA and FWA awards, doing so in 2007. In 2008, Ronaldo won the Ballon d'Or. He placed second in the Ballon d'Or in 2007, 2009, and

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Cristiano Ronaldo Crashes Monaco Grand Prix, Hangs with Lewis Hamilton

Cristiano Ronaldo
Crashes Monaco Grand Prix ... Hangs with Lewis Hamilton

There's A LOT of money in this photo ...  Soccer superstar Cristiano Ronaldo traded the pitch for the pit on Thursday ... rolling over to the Monaco Grand Prix to hang with Lewis… READ MORE >

Cristiano Ronaldo Did NOT Buy $19 Million Bugatti Supercar

Cristiano Ronaldo
Did Not Buy $19 Mil Bugatti Supercar

Sorry gearheads ... Cristiano Ronaldo is NOT the mystery man who snatched up the most expensive car in the world -- a $19 million Bugatti supercar, TMZ Sports has learned.  There… READ MORE >

- 24 days ago
Cristiano Ronaldo Opens Hair Transplant Clinic in Spain

Cristiano Ronaldo
Opens Hair Transplant Clinic ... Let Me Save Your Dome!

Cristiano Ronaldo wants to save you from BALD SHAME -- so he's opened up a new hair transplant clinic in Spain.  Seriously.  The international soccer superstar has launched Insparya in… READ MORE >

- 68 days ago
Cristiano Ronaldo Fined $21 Mil for Tax Fraud, Avoids Prison

Cristiano Ronaldo
Fined $21 Mil for Tax Fraud ... Avoids Prison

Cristiano Ronaldo was ordered to pay a $21 MILLION fine as punishment in his tax fraud case -- but the good news for the soccer superstar, he won't have to serve a 23-month prison sentence. … READ MORE >

- 123 days ago
Cristiano Ronaldo Claims He Never Met 'Big Brother' Accuser, Recordings Are Fake

Cristiano Ronaldo
I Never Met 'Big Brother' Accuser ... Recordings Are Fake

Cristiano Ronaldo claims the former U.K. "Celebrity Big Brother" star who publicly accused him of emotionally abusing and threatening her is lying ... insisting he's never even met the… READ MORE >

- 135 days ago
Cristiano Ronaldo Submitting DNA In Vegas Rape Case, Cooperating with Cops

Cristiano Ronaldo
Submitting DNA In Vegas Rape Case ... Cooperating with Cops

1:22 PM PT -- Ronaldo's attorney, Peter S. Christiansen, tells TMZ Sports, "Mr. Ronaldo has always maintained, as he does today, that what occurred in Las Vegas in 2009 was consensual in nature,… READ MORE >

- 135 days ago
Cristiano Ronaldo Denies New Allegations from 'Celebrity Big Brother' Star

Cristiano Ronaldo
Denies New Allegations From 'Celeb Big Brother' Star

Cristiano Ronaldo has called in his lawyers after a British reality star made serious allegations against him on social media this week ... and we're told CR7 adamantly denies all… READ MORE >

- 136 days ago
Cristiano Ronaldo Takes GF & Son To Tennis Match Amid Rape Allegations

Cristiano Ronaldo
Takes GF & Son To Tennis Match Amid Rape Allegations

Cristiano Ronaldo took his longtime girlfriend and son out to catch a tennis match Monday -- sittin' in plain sight so everybody could see he ain't the evil monster he's been accused of bein'.… READ MORE >

- 194 days ago
Cristiano Ronaldo, United Front with Girlfriend Amid Rape Allegations

Cristiano Ronaldo
United Front with Girlfriend Amid Rape Allegations

Cristiano Ronaldo's girlfriend is sticking right by his side while the soccer star continues to fight a rape allegation out of Las Vegas ... as the couple hit up a dinner hot spot together in… READ MORE >

- 222 days ago
Cristiano Ronaldo To Miss Portugal Games In Wake of Rape Allegations

Cristiano Ronaldo
To Miss Portugal Games ... In Wake of Rape Allegations

Cristiano Ronaldo will not play for his Portugal national team in at least 2 upcoming games while he battles rape allegations in the United States.  Ronaldo -- arguably the best player in the… READ MORE >

- 233 days ago
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