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  • Funchal, Madeira, Portugal
    Tuesday Feb 05, 1985

    Birth

    Funchal, Madeira, Portugal
    Tuesday Feb 05, 1985

    Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro born in 5 February 1985, in Funchal, Madeira, Portugal.



  • Lisbon, Portugal
    Monday Oct 07, 2002

    First debut and 2 Goals

    Lisbon, Portugal
    Monday Oct 07, 2002

    At age 16, Ronaldo was promoted from Sporting's youth team by first-team manager László Bölöni, who was impressed with his dribbling. He subsequently became the first player to play for the club's under-16, under-17 and under-18 teams, the B team, and the first team, all within a single season. A year later, on 7 October 2002, Ronaldo made his debut in the Primeira Liga, against Moreirense, and scored two goals in their 3–0 win.



  • Portugal
    2003

    International debut

    Portugal
    2003

    A Portuguese international, Ronaldo was named the best Portuguese player of all time by the Portuguese Football Federation in 2015. He made his senior debut in 2003 at age 18, and has since earned over 150 caps, including appearing and scoring in eight major tournaments, becoming Portugal's most capped player and his country's all-time top goalscorer. He scored his first international goal at Euro 2004 and helped Portugal reach the final of the competition.



  • Manchester, England
    Tuesday Aug 12, 2003

    To Manchester

    Manchester, England
    Tuesday Aug 12, 2003

    Ronaldo became Manchester United's first-ever Portuguese player when he signed before the 2003–04 season. His transfer fee of £12.24 million made him, at the time, the most expensive teenager in English football history. Although he requested the number 28, his number at Sporting, he received the number 7 shirt, which had previously been worn by such United players as George Best, Eric Cantona and David Beckham.



  • Luzhniki Stadium, Moscow, Russia
    Wednesday May 21, 2008

    First Champions League final

    Luzhniki Stadium, Moscow, Russia
    Wednesday May 21, 2008

    First Champions League title awarded. The 2008 UEFA Champions League Final was a football match that took place on Wednesday, 21 May 2008, at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia, to determine the winner of the 2007–08 UEFA Champions League. It was contested by Manchester United and Chelsea, making it an all-English club final for the first time in the history of the competition.



  • Paris, France
    Tuesday Dec 02, 2008

    First Ballon d'Or awarded

    Paris, France
    Tuesday Dec 02, 2008

    He subsequently became United's first Ballon d'Or winner since George Best in 1968.



  • Madrid, Spain
    Friday Jun 26, 2009

    To Glory - To Madrid

    Madrid, Spain
    Friday Jun 26, 2009

    Ahead of the 2009–10 season, Ronaldo joined Real Madrid for a world record transfer fee at the time, of £80 million (€94 million). His contract, which ran until 2015, was worth €11 million per year and contained a €1 billion buy-out clause.

  • Zürich, Switzerland
    Tuesday Oct 29, 2013

    2013 FIFA Ballon d'Or

    Zürich, Switzerland
    Tuesday Oct 29, 2013

    Real Madrid and Portugal winger Cristiano Ronaldo won the Ballon d'Or award as the World Player of the Year. It was his second Ballon d'Or, after winning the award in 2008, as well as his first FIFA Ballon d'Or.

  • Estádio da Luz, Lisbon, Portugal
    Saturday May 24, 2014

    2014 UEFA Champions League Final

    Estádio da Luz, Lisbon, Portugal
    Saturday May 24, 2014

    The match took place on Saturday, 24 May 2014, at the Estádio da Luz in Lisbon, Portugal, between Spanish sides Real Madrid and Atlético Madrid. It was the fifth tournament final to feature two teams from the same association, the second all-Spanish final and the first between teams from the same city. Real Madrid won the match 4–1 after extra time, with goals from Gareth Bale, Marcelo and Cristiano Ronaldo following a 93rd-minute header by Sergio Ramos. and this was the 2nd champions league title awarded by Cristiano Ronaldo.

  • Zürich, Switzerland
    Monday Jan 12, 2015

    2014 FIFA Ballon d'Or

    Zürich, Switzerland
    Monday Jan 12, 2015

    Real Madrid and Portugal forward Cristiano Ronaldo won the FIFA Ballon d'Or as the World Player of the Year for a second consecutive time, having won it previously last year.

  • San Siro, Milan, Italy
    Saturday May 28, 2016

    2016 UEFA Champions League Final

    San Siro, Milan, Italy
    Saturday May 28, 2016

    It was played at the San Siro stadium in Milan, Italy, on 28 May 2016, between Spanish teams Real Madrid and Atlético Madrid, in a repeat of the 2014 final. It was 3rd Champions League title awarded by Cristiano Ronaldo.

  • The Stade de France in Saint-Denis, France
    Sunday Jul 10, 2016

    UEFA Euro Final

    The Stade de France in Saint-Denis, France
    Sunday Jul 10, 2016

    In the final against hosts France, Ronaldo was forced off after just 25 minutes following a challenge from Dimitri Payet. After multiple treatments and attempts to play on, he was stretchered off the pitch and replaced by Quaresma. During extra time, substitute Eder scored in the 109th minute to earn Portugal a 1–0 victory. As team captain, Ronaldo later lifted the trophy in celebration of his country's first-ever triumph in a major tournament. He was awarded the Silver Boot as the joint second-highest goalscorer, with three goals and three assists, and was named to the team of the tournament for the third time in his career.

  • Paris, France
    Monday Dec 12, 2016

    2016 FIFA Ballon d'Or

    Paris, France
    Monday Dec 12, 2016

    France Football announced that they would publish a shortlist of 30 players across six announcements with two hour intervals on 24 October 2016. On 12 December 2016, Cristiano Ronaldo won the award by a record margin of 429 points ahead of second-placed Lionel Messi and Antoine Griezmann, who came third.

  • Millennium Stadium, Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
    Saturday Jun 03, 2017

    2017 UEFA Champions League Final

    Millennium Stadium, Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
    Saturday Jun 03, 2017

    It was played at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff, Wales on 3 June 2017, between Italian side Juventus and Spanish side and titleholders Real Madrid, in a repeat of the 1998 final. Real Madrid won the match 4–1 to secure their 12th title in this competition. This was fourth Champions League title awarded by Cristiano Ronaldo.

  • Paris, France
    Thursday Dec 07, 2017

    2017 FIFA Ballon d'Or

    Paris, France
    Thursday Dec 07, 2017

    Cristiano Ronaldo won the award on 7 December 2017 equalling the highest tally of Ballons D'Or in history, sharing the honor with Lionel Messi.

  • NSC Olimpiyskiy Stadium, Kiev, Ukraine
    Saturday May 26, 2018

    Last Champions League final with Real Madrid

    NSC Olimpiyskiy Stadium, Kiev, Ukraine
    Saturday May 26, 2018

    Madrid wins Champions League 2018. to make Ronaldo the most Player won the UCL of all time by 5 times, in 2008, 2014, 2016, 2017, 2018.

  • Turin, Italy
    Tuesday Jul 10, 2018

    To the Bianconeri

    Turin, Italy
    Tuesday Jul 10, 2018

    After eight days of transfer speculation concerning Italian club Juventus, on 10 July 2018, Ronaldo signed a four-year contract with them after completing a €100 million transfer, which included an additional €12 million in other fees and solidarity contributions to Ronaldo's youth clubs. The transfer was the highest ever for a player over 30 years old, and the highest ever paid by an Italian club.

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