Rabindra Dhungel, 31 august 2020. Portugal and Real Madrid star Ronaldo is one of the most famous players in modern football history. He was born on February 5, 1985, in the Portuguese city of Funchal, Madeira. His playing skills are amazing. He was born to take modern football to new heights. Ronaldo also recently won the FIFA Player of the Year award for the fourth time. Portugal won the 2016 Euro Cup under Ronaldo, who has been very successful in club football. Find out some facts about Ronaldo, the king of football.
#Alcohol, cigarettes and tattoos
Ronaldo’s father, Jose Dennis Aviro, has died at the age of 52 from alcoholism. His childhood was very sad due to his father’s addiction. He never drank alcohol in order to make his childhood happy, even if it was sad. So he stays away from alcohol and cigarettes. He argues that addiction will reduce his ability to play football.
Almost all modern footballers have tattoos on some part of their body. But since Ronaldo donates blood twice a year, he has no tattoos on his body.
#How did the name Ronaldo come to be?
The name ‘Ronaldo’ is not unfamiliar to football. Ronaldo was also the name of the world champion Brazilian player. The history behind the name is not always the same. Ronaldo was inspired by Ronaldo’s father’s favorite actor and 40th President of the United States, Ronaldo. Ronaldo’s full name is Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aviro.
# Amazing player in 11 years
While at Sporting Lisbon, the coach said that he was impressed by Ronaldo’s talent. “If the ball hits Ronaldo’s leg, he can easily fool two or three players. After every game, his teammates would gather around him because they thought Ronaldo would one day be the best player in the world. ‘
One day while watching Ronaldo’s game, the current Manchester United coach Jose Mourinho told his assistant coach. There are similarities between Ronaldo and Holland’s great striker Marquez van Basten. During the game, Mourinho shouted “this kid has amazing skills and abilities.”
He has not become the best player of modern football overnight. As a teenager, he used to play, cheat and train with weights on both legs. With that kind of training, he was able to run faster than before without weights. Now he is really fast.