Cristiano Ronaldo

Posted on May 6 2011 - 3:20pm by GJ Staff

Cristiano Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro kɾiʃtiɐnu ʁunaɫðu (* 5 February, 1985 in Funchal, Madeira, Portugal) is a Portuguese footballer.

He is currently playing at Real Madrid and he is one of the most famous of his type.

Successes / Title

As a national player

* Euro-second: 2004
* Fourth World: 2006

With the association

* English Champion: 2007, 2008, 2009
* FA Cup winner: 2004
* English League Cup Winners: 2006, 2009
* Community Shield winner: 2007
* Champions League winner: 2008
* FIFA Club World Cup: 2008

Awards

* World Footballer of the Year: 2008
* European Footballer of the Year: 2008
* England’s Footballer of the Year 2008 (in three categories)
o Football Writers’ Association Footballer of the Year (journalists choice)
o PFA Players’ Player of the Year (choice of the players union PFA)
o PFA Fans’ Player of the Year (choice of British football supporters)
* England’s Footballer of the Year 2007 (in four categories)
o Football Writers’ Association Footballer of the Year (journalists choice)
o PFA Players’ Player of the Year (choice of the players union PFA)
o PFA Young Player of the Year (PFA choice of the best young professionals under 23 years)
o PFA Fans’ Player of the Year (choice of British football supporters)
* England’s Player of the Month: November 2006, December 2006, January 2008, March 2008
* Choice in the Premier League team of the season (PFA): 2005/06, 2006/07, 2007/08, 2008/09
* Portuguese Footballer of the Year (Abroad): 2007
* Portuguese Sports Personality: 2006
* UEFA Footballer of the Year: 2008
* FIFPro Special Young Player of the Year: 2005, 2006
* FIFPro World Footballer of the Year: 2008
* Scorer king of English Premier League (31 matches): 2008
* King scorer of UEFA Champions League (8 hits): 2008
* Winner of the UEFA Golden Shoe: 2008