In 2003, the great Sir Alex Ferguson signed 18 years old Cristiano Ronaldo from Sporting Lisbon for €12.24 million. He would go on to be arguably the G.O.A.T (Greatest Of All Time).
By 2008, Cristiano Ronaldo had already started tormenting defenders. He was firing in all cylinders. Led Man United to a double ( UCL & EPL ) finishing as the top scorer in both competitions. He also scored against Chelsea in the final.
Same 2008, Cristiano Ronaldo’s best season at Man United.
🏟 11 games
⚽️ 8 goals
🏟 34 games
⚽️ 31 goals
🎯 1 assist
🏆 Ballon D’or 🥾 Golden Boot And also PFA player of the season 🥇
With the best individual all time performance in a season in EPL history.
In 2009, Cristiano Ronaldo join Real Madrid and was unveiled in the Bernabeu with over 80,000 fans in attendance. The most in football history!
Cristiano Ronaldo’s trophies for Real Madrid
Champions League 🏆🏆🏆🏆
La Liga 🏆🏆
Copa Del Rey 🏆🏆
Supercopa de España 🏆🏆
UEFA Super Cup 🏆🏆
FIFA World Club World Cup 🏆🏆🏆
Awesome career 👏🏽 👏🏽 👏🏽
Cristiano Ronaldo’s individual records at R Madrid
🏟 438 apps
⚽️ 450 goals
🎯 120 assists
🎩 44 Hat-tricks
🏆 16 trophies
🥾 4 Ballon D’or awards
Cristiano Ronaldo joined Juventus in 2018 for about €100 million after a 9 year spell at Madrid
With 450 goals in 438 apps for Madrid.
Ronaldo had a hand in 33% of Real Madrid’s 1378 goals in 9 years. Averaging 40+ goals in each of those seasons.
Definitely Madrid’s G.O.A.T
Cristiano Ronaldo also captained Portugal to Euro 2016 victory. Their very fast International trophy. Also led them to Euro Nations League triumph!
Cristiano Ronaldo recently hit a milestone on Instagram, becoming the 1st to reach 200 million followers. He has gained an extra million today being his birthday. 🤯
A fashionista that plays football just for fun yet excels beyond comprehension.
… and he got “the girl” too.
Georgina Rodriguez has been his partner since 2017.
Sir Alex Ferguson: “After we played Sporting in 2003, the lads in the dressing room talked about Cristiano Ronaldo constantly. So on the plane back from the game, they urged me to sign him. Every generation has it’s special footballer, Ronaldo is that footballer”
So…. Once again, happy birthday to the GOAT, or as they say it in Portuguese, Caprita!