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Cristiano Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro, OIH, (Portuguese pronunciation: [kɾɨʃtiˈɐnu ʁuˈnaɫdu]; born 5 February 1985),[2] commonly known as Cristiano Ronaldo, is a Portuguese footballer who plays as a winger or a forward for Spanish La Liga club Real Madrid and serves as captain of the Portuguese national team. Ronaldo is the most expensive player in football history after moving Manchester United to Real Madrid in a transfer deal worth £80 million (€94m, US$132m). In addition, his contract with Real Madrid, in which he is to be paid £11 million per year over the following six years, makes him the highest-paid football player in the world.[3]

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Ronaldo began his career as a youth player for Andorinha, where he played for two years, then moved to Nacional. In 1997, he made a move to Portuguese giants Sporting CP. Ronaldo's precocious talent caught the attention of Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson and he signed the 18-year-old for £12.24 million in 2003. The following season, Ronaldo won his first club honour, the FA Cup, and reached the Euro 2004 final with Portugal, in which tournament he scored his first international goal.

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In 2008, Ronaldo won the Champions League with United, and was named player of the tournament. He was named the FIFPro World Player of the Year[4] and the FIFA World Player of the Year, in addition to becoming Manchester United's first Ballon d'Or winner in 40 years.[5] Three-time Ballon d'Or winner Johan Cruyff said in an interview on 2 April 2008, "Ronaldo is better than George Best and Denis Law, who were two brilliant and great players in the history of United."[6]

Early life

Ronaldo was born on 5 February 1985 in Santo António, a neighbourhood of Funchal, Madeira, the youngest child of Maria Dolores dos Santos Aveiro, a cook, and José Dinis Aveiro, a municipal gardener.[7] His second given name, "Ronaldo", was chosen after then-U.S. president Ronald Reagan, who was his father's favourite actor.[8] He has one older brother, Hugo, and two older sisters, Elma and Liliana Cátia.[2]

Club career

Early career

At the age of eight, Ronaldo played for amateur team Andorinha, where his father was the kit man. In 1995, Ronaldo signed with local club Nacional, and, after a title-winning campaign, he went on a three-day trial with Sporting CP, who subsequently signed him for an undisclosed sum.[9]

Sporting CP

Ronaldo joined Sporting's other youth players who trained at the Academia Sporting, the club's football academy, in Alcochete. He became the only player ever to play for Sporting's U-16, U-17, U-18, B-team, and first team, all within one season.[10] He scored two goals in his Sporting debut against Moreirense, while featuring for Portugal in the 2002 European Under-17 Championship.[11]

When he was 15, Ronaldo was diagnosed with a racing heart, a condition that might have forced him to give up playing football. The Sporting staff were made aware of the condition and Ronaldo's mother gave her authorisation for him to go into hospital. While there, he had an operation in which a laser was used to cauterise the area of his heart that was causing the problem. The surgery took place in the morning and Ronaldo was discharged from hospital by the end of the afternoon; he resumed training only a few days later.[12]

He was first spotted by then-Liverpool manager Gérard Houllier at the age of 16, but Liverpool declined to take him on because they decided he was too young and needed some time to develop his skills.[13] However, he came to the attention of Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson in the summer of 2003, when Sporting defeated United 3–1 in the inauguration of the Estádio José Alvalade in Lisbon. Ronaldo's performance impressed the Manchester United players, who urged Ferguson to sign him.[14]

Manchester United

2003–2006

Ronaldo became Manchester United's first-ever Portuguese player when he signed for €15 million[15] (£12.24 million) after the 2002–03 season.[16] He requested the number 28 (his number at Sporting), as he did not want the pressure of living up to the expectation linked to the number 7 shirt, which had previously been worn by players such as George Best, Bryan Robson, Eric Cantona, and David Beckham. "After I joined, the manager asked me what number I'd like. I said 28. But Ferguson said 'No, you're going to have No. 7,' and the famous shirt was an extra source of motivation. I was forced to live up to such an honour."[17]

Ronaldo made his team debut as a 60th-minute substitute in a 4–0 home victory over Bolton Wanderers. He scored his first goal for Manchester United with a free kick in a 3–0 win over Portsmouth on 1 November 2003. Ronaldo ended his first season in English football by scoring the opening goal in United's 3-0 FA Cup final victory over Millwall[18]

He scored United's 1000th Premier League goal on 29 October 2005 in a 4–1 loss to Middlesbrough.[19] He scored ten goals in all competitions, and fans voted him to his first FIFPro Special Young Player of the Year award in 2005.

Ronaldo won his second trophy in English football in the 2005-06 season, scoring the third goal in Manchester United's 4-0 Football League Cup final victory over Wigan Athletic. [20]

2006–2009

The 2006-2007 season proved to be the breakout year for Ronaldo, as he broke the 20 goal barrier for the first time and picked up his first league title with Manchester United.

[21][22] He scored his 50th Manchester United goal against city rivals Manchester City on 5 May 2007 as United claimed their first Premier League title in four years, and he was voted into his second consecutive FIFPro Special Young Player of the Year award at the end of the year.

Despite rumours circulating in March 2007 that Real Madrid were willing to pay an unprecedented €80 million (£54 million) for Ronaldo,,[23] he signed a five-year, £120,000-a-week (£31 million total) extension with United on 13 April, making him the highest-paid player in team history.[24][25]

[26] In April, he completed the treble by winning the PFA Fans' Player of the Year. Ronaldo was also one of eight Manchester United players named in the 2006–07 PFA Premier League Team of the Year.

Ronaldo's 2007–08 season began with a red card for a headbutt on Portsmouth player Richard Hughes during United's second match of the season, for which he was punished with a three-match ban.[27]] Ronaldo said he had "learned a lot" from the experience and would not let players "provoke" him in the future.[28] After scoring the only goal in a Champions League away match against Sporting, Ronaldo also scored the injury-time winner in the return fixture as Manchester United topped their Champions League group.[29]

[30] and was third in the running for the FIFA World Player of the Year award, behind Kaká and Lionel Messi.[31]

Ronaldo scored his first hat trick for Manchester United in a 6–0 win against Newcastle United at Old Trafford on 12 January 2008, bringing Manchester United up to the top of the Premier League table.[32] He scored his twenty-third league goal of the season in a 2–0 win against Reading, equalling his entire total for the 2006–07 season.[33] During a 1–1 Champions League first knockout round draw against Lyon on 20 February, an unidentified Lyon supporter continuously aimed a green laser at Ronaldo and United teammate Nani, prompting an investigation by UEFA.[34]] One month later, Lyon were fined CHF5,000 (£2,427) for the incident.[35]

On 19 March 2008, Ronaldo captained United for the first time in his career in a home win over Bolton, scoring both goals in the 2–0 victory.[36] The second of the goals was his 33rd of the campaign, which set a new club single-season scoring record by a midfielder and thus topped George Best's forty-year-old total of 32 goals in the 1967–68 season.[37][38]]

In the 2007–08 Champions League final on 21 May against league rivals Chelsea, Ronaldo scored the opening goal after 26 minutes, which was negated by a Chelsea equaliser in the 45th minute as the match ended 1–1 after extra time. His misfire in the penalty shoot-out put Chelsea in position to win the trophy, but John Terry shot wide right after slipping on the pitch surface, and Manchester United emerged victorious 6–5 on penalties. Ronaldo was named the UEFA Fans' Man of the Match,[39] and wrapped up the campaign with a career-high 42 goals in all competitions, falling four short of Denis Law's team-record mark of 46 in the 1963–64 season.

On 5 June 2008, Sky Sports reported that Ronaldo had expressed an interest in moving to Real Madrid if they offered him the same amount of money the team had allegedly promised him earlier in the year.[40] Manchester United filed a tampering complaint with FIFA on 9 June over Madrid's alleged pursuit of Ronaldo, but FIFA declined to take any action.[41][42] Speculation that a transfer would happen continued until 6 August, when Ronaldo confirmed that he would stay at United for at least another year.[43]

[44] He returned to action on 17 September in United's UEFA Champions League goalless group-stage draw with Villarreal as a substitute for Park Ji-Sung,[45] and scored his first overall goal of the season in a 3–1 League Cup third round win over Middlesbrough on 24 September.

In a 5–0 win over Stoke City on 15 November 2008, Ronaldo scored his 100th and 101st goals in all competitions for Manchester United, both from free kicks.[46] The goals also meant that Ronaldo had now scored against each of the other 19 teams in the Premier League at the time.[47] On 2 December, Ronaldo became Manchester United's first Ballon d'Or recipient since George Best in 1968. He finished with 446 points, 165 ahead of runner-up Lionel Messi.[48]] He was awarded the Silver Ball after finishing with two goals as United won the Club World Cup on 19 December.[49]

[50] Four days later, he became the first Premier League player ever to be named the FIFA World Player of the Year, in addition to being the first Portuguese player to win the award since Luís Figo in 2001.[51]]

[52]] In the second leg against Porto, Ronaldo scored a 40-yard game-winning goal as United advanced to the semi-finals. He later called it the best goal he had ever scored.[53][54] Ronaldo participated in his second consecutive Champions League final, but made little impact in United's 2–0 loss to Barcelona. He finished with 53 appearances in all competitions, which was four higher than the previous year, but scored sixteen fewer goals (26) than his career-best total of 42 from the previous season.

On 11 June, Manchester United accepted an unconditional offer of £80 million from Real Madrid for Ronaldo after it was revealed that he again had expressed his desire to leave the club.[55] It was confirmed by a representative of the Glazer family that the sale was fully condoned by Ferguson.[56] When Ronaldo had eventually completed his transfer to Real, he expressed his gratitude towards Ferguson for helping him develop as a player, saying, "He's been my father in sport, one of the most important factors and most influential in my career."[57]

 

Real Madrid

On 26 June 2009, Real Madrid confirmed that Ronaldo would join the club on 1 July 2009 from Manchester United for £80 million[58], after agreeing terms and signing a six-year contract.[59][3] and it has a €1 billion buy-out clause.[60] He was presented to the world media as a Real Madrid player on 6 July,[61] where he was handed the number 9 jersey.[62] The shirt was presented to him by Madrid legend Alfredo di Stéfano.[63] Ronaldo was welcomed by 80,000 fans at his presentation at the Santiago Bernabéu Stadium, surpassing Diego Maradona's record of 75,000 fans when he was presented in Italy, after he was transferred from Barcelona to Napoli in 1984.[64]]

[65] On 29 August, Ronaldo capped his La Liga debut with a goal, scoring Real's second from the penalty spot in a 3–2 home win against Deportivo La Coruña.[66] On 15 September, Ronaldo scored his first Champions League goals for Real, both from free kicks, against Zürich in a 5–2 win.[67] He broke a Madrid club record when he scored in a league match against Villarreal and thus became the first ever player to score in his first four La Liga appearances.[68]]

An ankle injury suffered on 10 October, while Ronaldo was on international duty with Portugal against Hungary,[69][70]]

On 23 October 2010, Ronaldo scored four goals against Racing Santander,[71] the most goals he has ever scored in a single match.[72] It completed a goalscoring run of six consecutive matches (3 La Liga, 1 Champions League, 2 international) in which Ronaldo scored in each match, totaling eleven goals which is the most Ronaldo has scored in a single month.[73]]

International career

Ronaldo earned his first cap for Portugal in a 1–0 victory against Kazakhstan on 20 August 2003.[74] He was called up for Euro 2004,[75] scoring in a 2–1 group stage loss to eventual champions Greece[76] and in a 2–1 semi-final win over the Netherlands.[77] He was named in the team of the tournament despite finishing with only two goals.[78] He also represented Portugal at the 2004 Summer Olympics.[79][80]

2006 World Cup

Ronaldo was the second-highest scorer in FIFA World Cup qualification in the European zone with seven goals,[78] and scored his first World Cup goal against Iran with a penalty kick.[81]

[82] On 4 July, Elizondo clarified that the red card was due to Rooney's infraction and not the fracas between Rooney and Ronaldo that followed.[83]]

The angry reaction from the English press caused Ronaldo to consider leaving United,[84]Marca that he wished to move to Real Madrid.[85] In response to the speculation, Ferguson sent Portuguese assistant manager Carlos Queiroz to speak to Ronaldo in attempt to change his mind, a sentiment that was shared by Rooney.[86][87] Ronaldo stayed, and signed his new five-year extension in April 2007.[88]

Ronaldo was booed during Portugal's semi-final defeat to France,[89] and missed out on the competition's Best Young Player award due to a negative e-mail campaign from England fans.[90] Though the online vote only affected the nomination process, FIFA's Technical Study Group awarded the honour to Germany's Lukas Podolski, citing Ronaldo's behaviour as a factor in the decision.[91]]

Post-World Cup

One day after his 22nd birthday, Ronaldo captained Portugal for the first time in a friendly against Brazil on 6 February 2007.[92][93]]

Euro 2008

Ronaldo scored eight goals in Portugal's UEFA Euro 2008 qualifying campaign,[94][95][96] When Carlos Queiroz was named Portugal's new coach in July 2008,[97] he appointed Ronaldo as team captain.[98]

2010 World Cup

On 15 June 2010, in Portugal's opening 2010 FIFA World Cup match against Côte d'Ivoire, Ronaldo was tackled by right-back Guy Demel, which led to an argument and both being booked. The next day, Portugal contacted FIFA to suggest that Ronaldo's yellow card be rescinded since he was "pulled into" the confrontation after having already moved away from the spot where he was tackled, but the appeal was rejected.[99]]

Ronaldo failed to make an impact in the World Cup; after going scoreless in the qualifiers, his only goal came in Portugal's 7-0 group stage thrashing of North Korea on 21 June,[100] which marked his first international goal in sixteen months.[101] Portugal were ultimately eliminated by Spain in the round of sixteen.

Honours

Club

Manchester United
  • Premier League (3): 2006–07, 2007–08, 2008–09
  • FA Cup (1): 2003–04
  • Football League Cup (2): 2005–06, 2008–09
  • FA Community Shield (1): 2007
  • UEFA Champions League (1): 2007–08
  • FIFA Club World Cup (1): 2008

Individual

  • FIFPro Special Young Player of the Year (2): 2004, 2005
  • Portuguese Footballer of the Year (3): 2006–07, 2007–08, 2008–099
  • UEFA Team of the Year (4): 2003–04, 2006–07, 2007–08, 2008–09
  • FIFPro World XI (3): 2006–07, 2007–08, 2008–09
  • Best Portuguese Footballer in Foreign Countries (3): 2006-07, 2007-08, 2008-09
  • PFA Young Player of the Year (1): 2006–07
  • PFA Players' Player of the Year (2): 2006–07, 2007-08
  • PFA Fans' Player of the Year (2): 2006–07, 2007–08
  • PFA Premier League Team of the Year (4): 2005–06, 2006–07, 2007–08, 2008–09
  • FWA Footballer of the Year (2): 2006–07, 2007–08
  • Barclays Player of the Season (2): 2006–07, 2007–088
  • Premier League Player of the Month (4): November 2006, December 2006, January 2008, March 2008
  • Premier League Golden Boot (1): 2007–08
  • Barclays Merit Award (1): 2007–08
  • European Golden Shoe (1): 2007–08
  • UEFA Club Forward of the Year (1): 2007–08
  • UEFA Club Footballer of the Year (1): 2007–08
  • FIFPro World Player of the Year (1): 2007–08
  • FIFA Club World Cup Silver Ball (1): 2008
  • Ballon d'Or (1): 2008
  • FIFA World Player of the Year (1): 2008
  • Onze d'Or (1): 2008
  • World Soccer Player of the Year (1): 2008
  • FIFA Ferenc Puskás Award (1): 2009

Orders

  • Officer of the Order of Infante Dom Henrique
  • Medal of Merit, Order of the Immaculate Conception of Vila Viçosa (House of Braganza)[103]

Personal life

Ronaldo's father, José Dinis Aveiro, died of an alcoholism-related liver condition in September 2005[104] at age 52 when Ronaldo was 20. Ronaldo's mother and Manchester United coach have stated that he does not drink alcohol as a result, and he has received libel damages over a Daily Mirrorr article that reported him drinking heavily in a nightclub while recovering from an injury in July 2008.

Ronaldo's autobiography, titled Momentss, was published in December 2007.[106] Along with one of his sisters, Ronaldo opened a fashion boutique under the name "CR7" (his initials and shirt number).[107] There are currently two CR7 store locations, both of which are in Portugal; one in Lisbon and the other in Madeira.

[108]]

[109] The child, named Cristiano Ronaldo Junior, who was born to an anonymous mother,[110] is in full custody of Ronaldo[109] and under the care of his mother and sisters.[111]

On August 2010, Ronaldo hit 10 million fans on Facebook and in doing so made history by becoming the first non-US personality ever to achieve that kind of success on the social networking site.[112]]

Philanthropy

Television footage of the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake and tsunami showed an 8 year old boy wearing a number 7 Portuguese football jersey who was stranded for 19 days after his family was killed. Following this, Ronaldo visited Aceh in Indonesia to raise funds for rehabilitation and reconstruction.[113][114]

In support of the victims of the 2010 Madeira flood, Ronaldo is to play in a charity match in Madeira between the Portuguese Liga club Porto and players from Madeiran based Portuguese Liga clubs Marítimo and Nacional.[115]

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Cristiano Ronaldo is the best. Messi? No way!
cristiano ronaldo is the best. idk why some people say dat messi is the best.cr9 has the skills, speed and talent to be the best of the world.cr9 ur the best ever man!!
he's dat best ever, no one can play like him
Ronaldo is the best and coolest
he's awesome man his skills his moves his goals
JUST PERFECT, SPECTACULAR, MARVALEUS, ETS
ronaldo is the player who is super forever his goal against fc porto was fly
He is awesome!!!
cristi ,you are my all time roll model
He has his number# fan on St. Maarten. Photo's all over her room. She tries not to miss a game. Hopefully she will be able to see him in action when she visits Manchester this year.
I consider Ronaldo to be the best natural football player. MUCH SUCCESS!!
i think Cristiano Ronaldo is the best soccer player in the world, messi's team was lucky they won but next time messi meets cristiano ronaldo in the champions it will be different
ronaldo is the best period.
Christiano Ronaldo is a really good soccer player i really do look up to him n actually i am doing an article about soccer and i am going to write how good he is as a person and as a soccer player!!
he is good player
number one player in the world.
Even though he might seem cocky or whatever, this dude got skills and I gotta hand it to him. I usually play the position he plays and I wanna work on playing like him.
Once upon the time... the best soccer player in the world was PELE.. until the existence of CRISTIANO RONALDO who took his place at the present moment.  That´s all... Falks.
O.M.G. he is the worlds best soccer player..
no one else has such great talent..
he is manchester's and portugal's best midfielder.. there's so much i can say about him..
I'll describe him in two words.. THE GREATEST!!!
RONALDO U ARE A GOOD PLAYER DO SOME MORE SKILLS AND PASS SOME MORE
best for me cristino
HE IS THE BEST SOCCER PLAYER EVER. HE IS SUPER COOL I TELL YOU SUPER COOL. NUMBER 1 NUMBER 1.
Such an INCREDIBLE footballer :)
his looks are amazing .
he's PERFECT .
MY NUMBER ONE .
one word - great
lionel messi and cristiano ronaldo and ronaldino.    By their awesome great moves and outstanding goals. also they make a fantastic team!
he is talented i can tell u but he needs to be humble in order to enjoy goood limelight
He is the best player ever been
C. Ronaldo is a great player who make space for him self, a type that i would like to watch when you talk of football.
he is god and amazing then any one in the world and he is worth £10000000000000 he is legend
he is God
Ronaldo you r my favor. Silvino
Ronaldo is a good striker and a good scorer i luv his play
CRISTIANO RONALDO IS THE BEST SOCCER PLAYER IN THE WORLD
a great player of our time but his inferiority to the likes of Zidane, Pele, Baggio, Platini, Diego is undeniable
ronaldo is the king of strikers
I have never believed there would be a player better then Maradona, Pele, Ronaldinho.
But guess vad, there is one player over all others : Christiano Ronaldo.
ronaldo is a soccer player you couldn't even imagine
cristiano ronaldo is the best soccer player ever and he is my favourite soccer player.
C.Ronaldo is playing just like pele i hope people will respect him like pele to cause he is a king and the king of all soccer kings.
ok he is better than the rest
his  the best player in the world
cristiano is the best player 4-ever
but when i am18 I will be the best player I
CR7-United. The fact that all the voters of othr players mention his name trying to justify their cause shows that he is well-thought of, well-feared, well-acknowledged, well... simply e best. UNTOUCHABLE is e word
he's good but i would have to say the best is ronaldinho and kaka (brasil). I still like him tho
I think he's the best in the world for these simple reasons. He's fast, he's smart, he uses his team mates, he can head the ball, he can shoot and he is one of very very few players in history that can run at nearly full speed and do a move or a trick. People criticize him because they claim all he does is the "step over"   most the time he's is doing while running...When do you EVER see that? - he is truly an amazing player
HE IS THE BEST BECAUSE HE IS GOOD AT SHOOTING AND PASSING AND HEADING!
CR7 is definitely the worlds best football player.
c.ronaldo was the best footballer in the world but i got to admit that STEVEN GERRARD and f.lampard are the best in the world.
C.Ronaldo you're the best football player in the world !! - you're only mine ...
he should come to trinidad and tobago
prob 1 of the best players in the world but ronaldinho is 2 skilful 4 him  and ees gonna win ronaldinho 2 ROCK!!
he's the best!!
HE is a skilful player but ronaldinho is better than him
he`s brill and my fave player
he is the great footballer and the best skill i ever know....
he's da best
pele-good
george-best
ronaldo-alltime classic
ronaldo is the pace of the world, not only in game but also in real life
how can anyone in the world disagree that ronaldo is not the best player in the world, coming from northern ireland i have the uttermost respect for georgie best he was my childhood hero and still is but cristiano is in a league of his own. 36 goals from right midfield that's pure genius and still approx 10 games to go he is hammering all the records pure amazing top class best in the world
Arguably the best player in the world at the moment. His flick goal against Aston Villa was sensational. However, realistically speaking, to be the greatest EVER, I still think he needs time and this is coming from a Manchester United fan.

christaino ronaldo is da best player in the world, he is da one. nobody can ever beat him. just watch him dribble, u find yourself on your knee begging for his skills.

RONALDO IS SIMPLY THE BEST AT THE MOMENT, IF NOT THE BEST OF ALL TIME. ONLY TIME WILL TIME, BUT SO FAR HE'S THE BEST I'VE EVER SEEN. HE GOT SKILL, PACE AND THIS OUT THIS WORLD TECHNIQUE WHICH IS BRILLIANT. I THINK IF HE'S GOES LIKE THIS HE'S GOING 2 BE THE BEST OF AL TIME. PELE SAID QUOTE(2007) "RONALDO IS GOOD, BUT HE GOT TO SHOW MORE CONSISTENTLY". WELL PELE YOU GOT YOUR ANSWER, RONALDO SHOW'S WHY HE'S THE BEST PLAYER.2008 SEASON SO FAR IS THE BEST INDIVIDUAL SEASON I'VE SEEN A PLAYER ACCOMPLISH. KEEP GOING CRISTIANO RONALDO.

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if ronaldo gets any better fifa will have to allow every other premiership team to play with 13 men just so they can have a chance

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u r the best in the world i wud like to say cristiano ronaldo dos santos aviero

he is the best player in the world he has lots of talent and he is going to be a legend and one of the best football legends
he is he best player in the world ever peace out gansta'z
christiano Ronaldo is a great footballer
cristiano ronaldo is the greatest soccer player in the world no ifs or buts about it he is incredible he is the new captin of portugal he is the best
He is the best winger ever & if nominated to compete among strikers no one can ever compete with him.
RONALDO U R THE BEST, CHARMING, HANDSOME, BRILLIANT, STYLISH, PLAYER. I LIKE U SO MUCH! & WISHING U A VERY VERY HAPPY B'DAY
his goal against Portsmouth on the 30/01/08 was the best ever witnessed
he's seriously becoming a legend, and i start to believe he can become the best player ever
CRISTIANO RONALDO:  WHAT ELSE CAN I SAY, JUST WATCH HIM PLAY, NO ONE ELSE CAN COMPARE TO HIS TRICKS, SPEED, HIS DRIBBLING OF THE BALL AT HIGH SPEEDS, PASSES, SHOTS, TRULY AMAZING, THERE IS NOT ANY OTHER PLAYER LIKE HIM, UNBELIEVABLE STUFF, WOW. -  TORONTO - ONTARIO
By far, the best player in the world at the moment, and if he keeps this up he can become the best player to ever play the gameee!!!!!!!!
HE'S DA BEST OF ALL TIMES

C. Ronaldo is extremely talented and skilful, at this moment he is unstoppable and if he continues his performance the same way he’ll become world best player.

What I can say just he needs to win Champions league and EURO 2008 this year.

DEFINITELY THE BEST!!!
Pele is the greatest of all time. However, like Michael Jordan is to basketball and Gretzky is to hockey. Give him time!! Cristiano Ronaldo will soon be to soccer. No doubt he is special and there is NO player in the past or present that can match his over all ability>>
hi my friends, i just want to say, no one in this present world can challenge CRISTIANO RONALDO. He is a superfast player, his skills, well everything that he does on the pitch, no one can do. He can beat anyone, when he scores the goal, just look at his class, when he scores, super fantastic. He is a super star, and what a class player he is. It is better to watch him play on TV or go to watch him play... c"mon guys lets vote for him...he is the best

the best player in the world is christiano
why i suggest that he is the best player because he has a sharp leg and knows how to manipulate the ball. the second best player is kaka. kaka has control and never misses any chance of scoring the ball. the third best player is messi he is because he is a genius

for me c.Ronaldo is good, but can't compare with ronaldinho and kaka, they are more complete
he is still the best
No doubt! The most complete player in the planet!!
ronaldo is the best player u can get
he is the best player in the world FULL STOP
C.ronaldo was the best
Cristiano Ronaldo sem duvida o melhor jogador do mundo continua assim pois os teus fas madeirenses estaram sempre aqui para te apoiar e es o melhorrrrrrrrrrrr xxxjinhos destes teus fans Carla e Alan
ronaldo is a classic player
i love him so much. Is my best player i wish him the best in life
I think Cristiano Ronaldo is the best player in the world at the moment. He plays very nice football, he make a lot of tricks and that is, what we want to see. He is very successful with Manchester and he is also the head of the Portugal national team. It's gives me a lot of fun to see him playing, his technique is incredible and he does what he wants with the ball. He must be the best player in the world. Kaka and Ronaldinho are very good as well. But Ronaldo is a class better at the moment.

In my opinion: 1. C. Ronaldo 2. Kaka 3. Ronaldinho

Best greetings from Bremen/Germany - Marcel

cristiano ronaldo is the best player in the world and he has great skills and when he gets penalties he scores - love kit and pai

cristiano ronaldi is the best

Well I Frt Ad Leave A Comment Seen As Am Doing My Pe Course Work On You =D Proper Talented && That So Keep It Up!! Keep Yah Head Up! J4YD3 xx

cristiano ronaldo.....wat can i say....hes crazy....only way to stop hin is if u knock him down

I THINK C-RONALDO IS THE BEST, HE'S GOT QUALITY PACE, CLASS SKILL, AND A BRILL SHOT WOT COULD BE BETTER.. GO RROONNAALLDDOO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Cristiano Ronaldo the best player by soccer

ive seen him play and his ability to kick is amazing. i\ve seen him kick so hard that the goaler didn't have time to stop the ball from right under him. his dribbling skillz and over stamina make him my fave but it's very hard to name one all time best.

is he the best soccer player

He Is The World's Greatest Football Player

cristiano ronaldo is without a doubt the best player in the world, theres no other player that can make 80 thousand people stand up off there seats everytime he touches the ball, JUST TRULY AMAZING,he's the only reason that i watch every manchester united games on t.v. Am his #1fan.....lui from toronto/ontario.canada

Cristiano ronaldo is much better than anyone in the world i can bet money on that his dribbling is fantastic and there are no one that are better than him at it. the skill he does is amazing a it is very hard to run as fast a u can and at the same time do all the skills. JUST FACE IT HE'S THE BEST.

wonderful and talented

C.Ronaldo is the best player i've ever seen, his skill and tricks are great and is the best the world has ever produced-McZou

Christiano ronaldo is the best ever and he is my idol some day i will become the next chritiano ronaldo his skills are so incredible and so unbelievable. Keep doing ur thing and always do your best in the matches and keep your speed and your skill and make the defenders fearful of you. Big up from Lincoln

RYT WELL YOU HAVE 2 SAY LIKE HE IS MAGICAL. HE IS THE BEST IN THE WORLD.  [1]CRISTANO RONALDO. [2]KAKA. [3]RONALDNHO

he's got skill and style. Definitely the best player in the world.

Cristiano is a very talented and skilful young player. Keeping in mind that he is however YOUNG and he will without a doubt become one of the all time greats.

Cristiano is the best footballer in the entire universe! I just love him! He is gorgeous, sexy, handsome and also the best footballer! I love him!

Hi my name is Paul and I think Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aarvio is the best player in the world I'm so glad he is at Manchester United and I hope he stays for a very long time with out doubt he should get the best player of the year award I have posters and my Man U top has Ronaldo and number 7 on it also i think he should get knighted because he is the best he is so fast and his skills are mind blowing. Forget Ronaldhinio being the best, the real best is Ronaldo . When i heard he might go to Real Madrid i was so disappointed but now I know he isn't over the moon. If I was to be like any footy star it would be Ronaldo and if any1 says Ronaldo is rubbish they must of been asleep half way through a match if not they are getting mixed up with 1 of Lincoln City players I mean Ronaldo rubbish come on your having a laugh. PS Ronaldo Rules :)

Cristiano Ronaldo is the best football player in the world. His stepover is amazing! He is my favourite player and I support Manchester United

I love Cristiano Ronaldo soooo much, he is gorgeous talented and seems like a nice person, he did great in the world cup and came back to Manchester even after all the controversy regarding Wayne Rooney!!
I wish him all the best in his career~Love~Clarice.x

omg ronaldo is da fittest person eva and a brillant footballer i would love to meet him in real life he is so sexy love u 4eva xxx

am a fan

ronaldo is the most talented. I want to say too much.   I would like to see him in real life even if I  have a language problem

C.R DOS SANTOS AVIERO IS THE GREATEST PERSONALITY IN THE WORLD. HE HAS ACHIEVED A LOT IN HIS YOUNG AGE &WE EXPECT HIM TO DO MORE. I LOVE HIS CUTE COMPLEXION RATHER. FROM HIS SUR..

hi c.ronaldo my name is sebastian i am your number 1 fan i look just like you i play soccer

RONALDO RULEZ HIS NUMBERS : MANU 7 : PORTUGAL 17 : WHOS THE BEST "RONALDO" : WHO HAS THE BEST SKILLS "RONALDO" : RONALDO IS HERE TO STAY : RONALDO IS THE BEST GET USED TO IT : RONALDO IS MY FAVOURITE 4 LIFE :)

I think cristiano ronaldo dos santos aveiro is the best player in the world I'm so glad he came to Manchester United he is the best, also he and rooney make a great team I'm so glad the rumour about him going to rail Madrid isn't true and i hope he does best in the future . The reason he does well is because he tries his best and his skills are amazing

c.ronaldo is one of the best player of the world and i'm sure he will take world player of the year one day one time.

Hey dis is Yuki from Mumbai (India). I just luv u like any thing.U r a gr8 player wit dribling skills etc & plz come 2 mumbai lots of luv. Best wishes for future.

CR.is the best soccer player ever I don't want to be like him but he inspires my game......Keep on doing your thing CR. Don't ever change yours truly #1 fan UVENCE#8

ronaldo is buff. i looooove him . he' s the most talented player in the world.

ding ding ding

cristiano u da best this is ruben from portugal, im gonna play for man united this week for 14 years old boys, i might see u there i hope u show me some tricks, i live in norwich

ronaldo is the best football player to ever grace the english pitch and play football for a english team. keep doing ur thing ronaldo knock em dead one love

CRISTIANO RONALDO IS THE BEST SOCCER PLAYER IN THE WORLD. I LIKE HOW YOU PLAY. WHEN I GROW UP I WANT TO BE JUST LIKE YOU. IM GOOD AT SOCCER. PEDRO

Cristiano Ronaldo is the best player in the world, he has such wonderful skills..and you really enjoy to see him play :)

the dude rocks

hey ronaldo ur a ace player and ur gorgous

I WOULD LOVE TO B LIKE RONALDO WHEN I GROW UP LEARNT ALL HIS MOVES N SKILLS AND NOW IM WAITIN FOR SOMONE TO SHOW ME THE ROAD TO THE WORLD CUP. THANKS A LOT RONALDO FOR SHOWING ME HOW TO REALLY PLAY SOCCER...WITH THE HEART. Rivan

Hey Ronaldo you really good player

without a doubt i think that c. ronaldo is probably the best player in the world. although lucas podolski is good as well i think that c. ronaldo should have been the one to get that award for the best young player of the 2006 world cup

all i gotta say is that C.Ronaldo is the hottest guy ever..like in the world!!! i would so do him rite then n there!! really LOVE U!!!! gosh hes hot!!! dam!!!! hot and talented what more do u want!!!

ronaldo sucks man hes too ball greedy, hes almost as bad as rooney, when was the last time either of them scored a great goal??

i think that he is so fit man! he has bril football skills n hes gd on the pitch

YOU R SO CUTE & HOT

I also think that ronaldo is like the best player ever. His skills are amazing n everytime i go and see united play he is awsome. Cristiano Ronaldo is a guy wiv everthing he has the looks the talent n i would love to0 meet him someday... ur the best!!  love uuuu  xXxXxXxXxXxXxXx good luck in matches - u can beet the booing!  - emily xx

hey i luv cristiano ronaldo so so so so much nd im his  biggist fan omg..he's got the looks nd the talent ..xxxxx muah luv ya

he is the best soccer playa eva.

Ronaldo is amazing, he is so cute and adorable. He really is a sweet person. Please lay off of him, don't bother booing him. If you think its gonna put him off of his game, your wrong. A world class player like Cristiano won't let anybody stop him from playing at his best, at least not Oxford United fans! Comeone!

cristiano i am ur biggest fan ever i hope u read this u are awesome nice goal against fulham  don't worry bout gerrard ur da best  (matt c)

goooooood luck!!!all the best!!youre hot!!!luv you forever!!! do the best.....muahhhhhh!!!

Cristiano ronaldo is the hottest soccer player ever I Love You!!

Cristiano Ronaldo is the best STUPID

IM RONALDOS #1 FAN....

Hi, just wanted to say Cristiano is a a stunning footballer, he's a lucky guy to have all he's got, but i wish him well. Come on Ron!

Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro is one of the best futbol players ever, his moves are amazing and clever, i wish him luck in everything he does.

Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro is the best player ever as most of you have said and he's everything anyone could ever wish for in a pro player. cant wait to see him play again.

Ronaldo is scx nd sooooo fit. i'd luv 2 meet him. gud luck 4 the future. muwah!! xxxxxxxx

he is charming, cool, cute and sxxy

LIKE EVERY ONE I ALSO THINK RONALDO TO BE THE BEST PLAYER .I MEAN HE'S GOT EVERY THING TO BE THE ONE =TALENT, GOOD LOOKS, PATIENCE AND EVERYTHING MENTHY RONALDO'S BIGGEST FAN

I really admire him a lot and i think that he is the best player that ever lived. He is my hero. He is a very talented and a great football player. All the best to him in the future. -ambre

Thank-you for being the only Portuguese player who actually played properly against France. You are so amazing and and the worlds best header. You are truly a special and gifted person. MWAH xxxxxx

hi this is Michelle from Bombay i have jus fallen in luv with cristiano. and cristiano is going to be my child's name, so that i may never forget him.

he is very hot...i would like to see him in real life...

i love him so so so so so so verry much he is the best fotballplayer in the world..love you C.R (L)

hey my names yasmine, and its got to be said you are the most adorable and sexy football player EVER!!!! you should be really proud of yourself because you are such an amazing player and you've also done your country proud!!! in tech i'm doing a project on you!!!!

i think ronaldo is the best thing god created on this earth lol! hes fit funny smart charming good looking and stylish plus he is rich !lv u ronaldo x X x X

I ADMIRE HIM SO MUCH I HOPE HE HAS A REALLY SUCCESSFUL LIFE.. I WISH HIM THE BEST IN EVERYTHING ;).. XXX

He is a great footballer and the most talented i have seen for a long time. His step over's and tricks are brilliant and his overall style of play is good



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Best Footballer in the world

Top Five Players

1. Ronaldo 2. Messi
3. Ronaldinho  4. Pele
5. Gerrard


Vote for the best football player on the planet

stevie gerrard is the best because he can do everything whereas other good players specialise in a few things. Also he works hard and is loyal to club and country.

C.ronaldo is d best footballer

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I think c ronaldo is the best

ronaldinho he's the master

Christino Ronaldo is the best player of the world. In 47 matches he scored 48 goals in only one year compared to messi who only scored 106 in 159 matches in 6 years. The ballon d'or earned.

my vote is with xavi of barcelona technically he is brilliant. his control vision and touch is first class i hope he wins fifa world player of the year in a week or sos time
Lionel messi is the best playeq in the world by yinkusengine

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