One on one: How well do you know Cristiano Ronaldo?

Josip Brajkovic
Josip Brajkovic
Published: 17. travnja 2020.

Every football fan around the world knows the name Cristiano Ronaldo and his career. In this article, we are bringing you some information about the Portuguese that is not so known by the mainstream fans. If you are a die-hard Cristiano fan, take a test and see how well do you know Ronaldo by answering the most common questions about CR9.

How old is Cristiano Ronaldo?

CR was born on 5. February in 1985. That would make him 35 years old at the moment. He is one of the most experienced serving players that is still managing to play at the top level while continuing to break football records despite his age. This professional longevity is due to Portuguese constant commitment to getting better day by day and his strict training regiment. Cristiano is never resting and is never "off-season". This spartan way of living is what made him the player that he is.

How tall is Cristiano Ronaldo?

How high can Cristiano Ronaldo jump?

Cristiano Ronaldo height is  187cm or 1.87m or 6ft 2in.  His height, combined with unparallel areal ability makes him a constant danger from cross balls, and he often scores with his head. In 2019. when Juventus was playing against Sampdoria, CR scored a header winning goal (2:1) and later it was confirmed that he jumped astonishing 2.56m while doing that. Many have compared this goal to be NBA-style due to its attractiveness.  He did not do anything special to improve his height. It was mostly due to genetics. When Cristiano signed for Sporting Lisbon as 16-year old, he was already 179cm tall. Cristiano has scored 126 headers in his career. 

How much does Cristiano Ronaldo weigh?

Cristiano Ronaldo weighs is 84 kg or 179 lbs.  He is well known for his muscular physique and is just in between Leo Messi who weighs 72 kilograms and Zlatan Ibrahimovic who weighs 95 kg. During his time in Real Madrid in 2018. CR had a body fat percentage at 7%, which is extremely close to the body fat that bodybuilders have, in comparison, most football player has an 11% body fat percentage.  Cristiano Ronaldo muscle mass is a respectable 50% while football players usually have 46%. Due to these numbers and a high level of fitness, his biological age is 24 despite him being 35 years old. Such dedication to training will allow Cristiano to play at the top level until he is 40 years old.

Where was Cristiano Ronaldo born?

CR was born in a place called Funchal on the Portuguese island of Madeira. Funchal is the biggest town on Madeira and its capital with a population of 111.000. It is the 6. biggest city in Portugal. During history, it has been an important strategic place for naval trading due to its coastal placement. Madeira has a perfect climate since the temperatures are even all year round, thus making it an enjoyable place to live or visit during holidays. 

How much money does Cristiano Ronaldo have?

What is Cristiano Ronaldo's net worth?

Cristiano Ronaldo's net worth is around €460M at the moment. His current salary plus winnings at Juventus is 55M Euros or 60M US dollars. CR is earning a significant portion of his wealth through endorsement and sponsorships. At the moment he is on $30M per year sponsorship deal with Nike. Ronaldo is one of the most famous athletes in the world, and because of this, millions follow his social networks. Cristiano earns around 750.000$ for one sponsored post on Instagram. Besides all of this CR is known for his investments in many assets and business around Europe. He is on his way to exceed the net worth of 1 Billion Dollars in his career. 

What team does Cristiano Ronaldo play for?

What team is Cristiano Ronaldo in?

What country does Cristiano Ronaldo play for?

At the moment CR plays for Italian giants Juventus FC after he joined them from Real Madrid in 2018. in €130M deal. Cristiano also plays for Portugal national team and is the captain. After missing some of the Portuguese games after 2018 World Cup, Cristiano has promised to return and help the Portuguese national team which he has done.  CR played for Sporting Lisbon, Manchester United, Real Madrid and Juventus during his career. After COVID pandemic crisis, Cristiano Ronaldo salary has come under question, and he might change leave Juventus.

Is Cristiano Ronaldo married?

Cristiano Ronaldo is not married despite Italian magazine Novella 2000 reporting that he married his girlfriend Georgina Rodriguez back in 2019. A Portuguese media representative later denied this. Up until today, he is still in relationship whit Georgina, and she has stated she would love to become his wife in the future. Georgina said: "Right now we have priorities and a lot of responsibilities, although in the future it would be marvellous to become Cristiano’s wife."

Who is Cristiano Ronaldo's wife?

Cristiano Ronaldo is not married. He is in a relationship with his girlfriend Georgina Rodriguez. She was born in northern Spain in Jaca near the town of Huesca. She has a Spanish mother and an Argentinian father. In her youth, she was a model. "Love at first sight" is how she explained her first date with Cristiano while he was playing at Real Madrid. They first met in a Gucci shop where Georgina was working as a sales assistant. The two now have a daughter Alina, and she has stated she would like to marry and have more children with the Portuguese superstar. The couple now lives together in a city of Turin where the attacker is playing for Juventus. 

How many kids does Cristiano Ronaldo have?

Cristiano Ronaldo has four children named Cristiano Ronaldo Jr, Alana Martina, Eva Maria and Mateo Ronaldo. His youngest kids are twins (Eva Maria and Ronaldo).  His oldest is Cristiano Ronaldo Jr, and the general public does not know his mother, so it remains a mystery. Twins Eva Maria and Mateo were conceived via surrogate pregnancy. Surrogate pregnancy is not that common with men and is often used as a last resort for couples that have troubles with pregnancy.  CR current girlfriend Georgina has born Alana Martina, and she has stated it would be nice to have more children with CR. Despite his unconventional family, Cristiano is showing a tremendous amount of love to each one of his kids, and his social media is full of children's photos. During one interview, he has stated: "Becoming a parent and raising my family is honestly the greatest privilege I’ve had. I’m enjoying every second of it."

Age of Cristiano Ronaldo jr?

Cristiano Ronaldo Jr is CR's oldest kid, and he is nine years old at the moment with his birthday being June 17. 2010.  He is currently playing at Juventus football academy and is showing potential to be a good footballer in the future. CR joked about his son potential in one interview: "He says he will be better than I, but I think it will be difficult.". His son was a big hit after he made an Instagram debut in February 2020. After just a single post he managed to rack 771.000 followers in just 24 hours. 

Where does Cristiano Ronaldo live?

After his move from Real Madrid to Juventus, Cristiano moved to the north of Italy in the city of Turin which is an important business and cultural centre with a population of 886.000. During his time in Madrid, Cristiano lived in an extravagant villa which he has sold to his teammate Pepe for €2.3M after leaving Madrid. In Turin, CR decided to live in a similar-looking modern villa which is in central Turin and has an astonishing view of the city. Cristiano lives in his Turin home with his four kids and his girlfriend.

How many goals does Cristiano Ronaldo have?

How many goals has Cristiano Ronaldo scored?

Until April 2020., Cristiano Ronaldo has scored 725 goals in 1000 games. There are only four players in the history of football that have scored more: Bican (805), Romario (772), Pele (767) and Puskas(746). With Cristiano being the only active players out of them, it is a safe bet he will be able to overtake some of them, maybe even sit on the top of the list at one point in his career.  He scored five goals for Sporting Lisbon, 118 goals for Manchester United, 450 goals for Real Madrid, 53 goals for Juventus and 99 goals for Portugal.  On average, he scores a goal every 111 minutes and 50 seconds, and his average is 0.73 goals per game. 

How fast is Cristiano Ronaldo?

Cristiano Ronaldo is one of the fastest football players, and his fastest recorded speed was 33.6 km/h or 22 miles/h. In one Real Madrid game against Atletico Madrid, he has recorded a sprint of 96 meters in only 10 seconds which is very close to top running athletes times. However, he is not the fastest football player. During FIFA 2018 World Cup, five players were faster them him: Arjen Robben, Theo Walcott, Antonio Valencia, Gareth Bale and Aaron Lennon. 

How fast can Cristiano Ronaldo kick a soccer ball?

Despite many goals, he has scored during his career Cristiano does not have one of the fastest or most precise kicks in the football game. Instead, he has maybe one of the best techniques of hitting the ball where a ball can rotate five times per second, making it hard for goalkeepers to predict where it is going. Also, CR's accuracy is top-notch. Cristiano did appear in some marketing stunts by Castrol where they stated for promo reasons that they have managed to track his kicks up to 209 km/h or 130 miles/h. That kind of kicking speeds can be achieved in real football, and we have had them recorded with the fastest kick ever being at that exact numbers by Tony Heberson. He played for Brasil, Hertha Berlin, Lisbon and Corinthians. However, most rapid shoot by Cristiano Ronaldo measures at 107km/h or 66 miles/h. 

What number is Cristiano Ronaldo?

Cristiano Ronaldo is a synonym for shirt number seven, and that is the number he is wearing at the moment in Juventus and Portugal national team. He has also branded the number with his initials into iconic CR7. When he started his career in Sporting Lisbon, he was initially wearing number 28. Once Cristiano moved to Manchester United, he began to wear jersey number 7 when sir Alex Ferguson insisted that he wears that number. Cristiano wanted to keep his number 28, but sir Ferguson wanted Cristiano to follow footsteps of great players of Manchester United that wore the 7: David Beckham, Eric Cantona and George Best.  When Cristiano moved to Real Madrid from Manchester, he has briefly worked the number 9 since shirt  Madrid shirt number seven is reserved for club legendary attacker Raul. Once Raul has left Real Madrid, Cristiano has adopted his number. When CR was moving to Juventus from Real Madrid, Juan Cuadrado has willingly given up number 7 jersey to Cristiano. FOr Portugal national team, Cristiano started with number 17 since Luis Figo was wearing the number 7 after Figo retired from national football CR has taken his number.

What position does Cristiano Ronaldo play?

Cristiano plays as a forward. In Sporting Lisbon he started as a left-winger. Over time, the Portuguese has shifted from winger to striker. Cristiano made the most significant evolution in real Madrid under Zinedine Zidane when he became box-to-box striker. This evolution was due to his gradual and minimal loss of pace combined with a wide selection of quick wingers in Real Madrid.  However, due to his incredibly vast technical abilities and tremendous speed, he can quickly adapt to other positions when needed. 

What language does Cristiano Ronaldo speak?

Cristiano is born I Portugal and Portuguese is his native language. Due to similarities, he can also speak Brasilian Portuguese, which has helped since he shared dressing rooms with many Brasilians during his career. Ronaldo has shown that he has a talent for languages and can quickly adapt to a new environment and new languages. He learned Spanish pretty quick sue to this, but also since Spanish does have some similarities to Portuguese. CR can even speak English and has used his time at Manchester United to perfect it. When he joined Italian Juventus, everyone was keen how long it will take him to adjust to new surroundings. He has surprised everyone in how fast he was able to do just that, in only one month he became very fluent in Italian and has continued to get better as time passed. 

How many ballon d or Cristiano Ronaldo?

Cristiano has won a total of five Ballon d'Or. He won the first one in 2008. and had to wait a couple of years to get the next one, but then he won 2 in a row in 2013. and in 2014. He took a break to come back with another 2 in 2016. and in 2017. This competition has become a synonym in modern times for a fight between Leo Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo. They tied each other at four wins each couple of years ago and both of them becoming legends of the game since nobody aside them has managed to win more than 3. At the moment Argentinian has six awards, while Portuguese is still at five awards. Ballon d'Or is a competition for a best individual football player that is the most prestigious of its kind and is presented annually by the Frenc magazine France Football. 

How much does Cristiano Ronaldo make a week?

How much does Cristiano Ronaldo make?

How much does Cristiano Ronaldo get paid?

Cristiano Ronaldo makes 606.000 Euros or 660.000 US dollars per week or 527.000 British Pounds. This income equates around 35M US Dollars or 32.2M Euros or 28M British Pounds.  Earnings figures are just at the moment in Juventus, and these sums represent just his salary. Cristiano also has other incomes from prize money, sponsorships and endorsement, income from social networks and investments made in the business. It has been reported that he makes $47.8M yearly just from his Instagram account. If we would include sponsorships, it is easy to say that Cristiano makes over $100M a year. That means he earns 31.7$ each second, 11.415$ per hour and 273.972$ per day. 


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