Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro is a Portuguese professional football player. There is regard for him as the greatest footballer of all time. He is now playing for Juventus and the Portugal national team. Cristiano Ronaldo’s net worth in 2020 is $460 million, which makes him one of the wealthiest sportsmen in the World.
Before Cristiano Ronaldo’s recent move to Juventus, he was playing for Real Madrid FC. Ronaldo and Lionel Messi have been fighting for the best footballer title for years now, and they are the only two players who receive the award, “Player of the Year.”
Cristiano Ronaldo’s Early Life
Cristiano Ronaldo, the football star was born 35 years ago, on the 5th of February on Madeira island. He is the youngest in a family of four; The firstborn is a brother, two older sisters, then him. He had a difficult childhood with a drunk father, and his mum had to work two jobs to sustain the family’s financial needs.
Ronaldo made a name for himself on the island when he began playing football (soccer). At the age of 12, he was a good soccer player. He became the first Portuguese player ever at the age of 16 in Manchester United.
Cristiano Ronaldo Net worth and Career
In the year 2002, Ronaldo was 16 years, and that’s when his career began. Manchester United signed him for a record fee of 12 million pounds. He took the position of a midfielder from 2006-2009 (three straight years) before he became a breakout star. Ronaldo signed with Real Madrid in 2009, and he had scored over 100 goals while in Manchester United.
At Real Madrid, Ronaldo’s skills and record-breaking continued to grow and shine. He broke the record by scoring 200 goals in 197 appearances. Numerous clubs recognized him for his abilities. And, throughout the years, those clubs have made several attempts to buy him from Madrid.
Ronaldo’s appearance in over 438 matches with a goal score of 451 while in Real Madrid was exhilarating. As if that was not astonishing enough, these statistics pushed him to win and be crowned the Player of the Year award severally. In the past seven years, the award has only changed hands between him and Lionel Messi, and no other footballer came close!
Cristianos Best Highlights
As a professional footballer, Cristiano Ronaldo has received victorious awards, and below is a list of the most prestigious highlights in his career.
- He was the World’s best player of the year in 2008, 2013, 2014, 2016
- Best player of the Year GSA, 2011, 2014, 2016, 2017
- In 2004, he was shortlisted for the FIFPro Young Player of the Year
- FIFA crowned him World Player of the Year in 2000
From the tender age of 12, Cristiano Ronaldo quickly rose to become an international star with soccer. His dedication to the sport at an early age positioned him to play professional football. The estimation of Cristiano Ronaldo’s net worth in 2020 is $460 million, and it reflects his hard work, skills, dedication, and abilities.