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6 interesting facts about Cristiano Ronaldo

Football  •  15 Feb, 2023  •  52,298 Views  •  ⭐ 5.0

Written by Shivani Chourasia

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Cristiano Ronaldo, also known as CR7, is arguably the greatest footballer of all time. With 5 Ballon d’Or, 5 UEFA Champions League and numerous trophies to his name, very few can refute the GOAT shouts. He started his professional career at Sporting Lisbon, and since then, he has always been the centre of attention due to his records on the pitch and philanthropic work off the pitch. Here are five interesting facts about the Portuguese star:


1.Five Ballon d'Or Awards

The Ballon d'Or is an annual football award presented by France Football magazine, and it is considered one of the most prestigious individual honours in the sport. Ronaldo has won the award five times in his career, in 2008, 2013, 2014, 2016, and 2017. Only Lionel Messi has won more Ballon d'Or than Ronaldo in the history of Football.

2. UEFA Champions League

The UEFA Champions League is the most prestigious club competition in European football, and Ronaldo has had tremendous success in the tournament. He is the all-time leading scorer in the competition, with 135 goals in 179 appearances. He has also won the tournament five times in his career, four times with Real Madrid and once with Manchester United.



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3. Own Museum

Ronaldo has achieved so much in his career that he has opened his museum in his hometown of Funchal, on the island of Madeira in Portugal. The museum, called the CR7 Museum, features trophies, medals, jerseys, and other memorabilia from Ronaldo's career, as well as interactive exhibits and a statue of the player himself.

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