15 Interesting Facts about Cristiano Ronaldo
Cristiano Ronaldo is one of the most successful soccer players in the world. He is the captain for the Portugal national team and plays as a forward for Spanish club Real Madrid. We would like to show you 15 Interesting Facts about Cristiano Ronaldo:
1. Cristiano Ronaldo was born on February 5, 1985 in Funchal, Madeira, Portugal and his full name is Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro.
2. Ronaldo began playing football for amateur team Andorinha at the age of eight, where his father was an equipment manager.
3. At the age of 15 Ronaldo was diagnosed with a racing heart, he could not continue to play soccer. He had a surgery in which a laser was used to cauterise the area of his heart that was causing the problem.