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Cristiano Ronaldo's History Essay

  • Submitted by: gminuelpdiz
  • on November 1, 2009
  • Category: Arts and Music
  • Length: 390 words

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Cristiano Ronaldo

I chose to write about Cristiano Ronaldo because he is my idol and I just watched the Cristiano Ronaldo documentary so I could write nearly without having to get help from the internet.

    • Backround

Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro was born in 1985 on the 5th of February in Funchal the capital of the Portuguese Madeira islands. Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro was born to Maria Dolores dos Santos Aveiro and José Dinis Aveiro. Cristiano‘s mother liked the name Cristina but her sister liked Cristian so they came up with Cristiano from the two names when they found out that he was a boy, his second given name Ronaldo was chosen after the famous actor and the current president, at that time, of the United States Ronald Reagan which was José‘s favourite actor. Cristiano’s family was not very poor but still pretty skimpy, he lived in a pretty poor area but it was still better then some very famous football players had to live with.

    • Career

When Cristiano was young he used to play football with the other kids in the neighbourhood on the street, he was well known around the neighbourhood for his amazing skill at an early age. He joined his first club at the age of 8 years old, C.F. Andorinha which was just an amateur club. Cristiano’s second club was CD Nacional which was a quite larger and better club than Andorinha. Cristiano was definitely a very hot prospect and so he started to get some attention from very big names like Sporting which he eventually signed with. He had great success at Sporting and huge names like Gérard Houllier, manager of Liverpool at the time, started to check him out, Gérard thought he was to young to sign he said he still needed to develop his skills.

In 2003 Cristiano came to Sir. Alex Ferguson’s, Manchester United manager, attention when Sporting won Manchester United 3:1. Alex immediately made a transfer bid for him and ended...

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