Cristiano Ronaldo

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Cristiano Ronaldo is one of the greatest soccer players in the game today. Two-time winner of the European Golden Shoe, the 2008 and 2013 winner of the Ballon d’Or*, FIFPro Player of the Year, World Soccer Player of the Year, FIFA World Player of the Year and the Onze d’Or, Ronaldo has broken numerous records and continues to make his mark on his team Real Madrid, in La Liga and in international competition.

Born in Santo Antonio, a neighborhood of Funchal, Maderia, Ronaldo began his soccer career at age eight playing for the amateur team Andorinha where he was quickly noticed and signed by local club Nacional and, after winning the championship was recruited by Sporting CP who signed him at age 13. In 2003, after great success at Sporting CP, Manchester United signed Ronaldo where he played until 2009 when Real Madrid signed him for the biggest contract in soccer history. In addition to his league play, Ronaldo plays for his country, and has represented Portugal in the Euro and World Cup tournaments. Off the field, Ronaldo is active in charitable activities and is Global Artist Ambassador for Save the Children and ambassador for The Mangrove Care Forum in Indonesia. *Herbalife is not affiliated with FIFA

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Ballon d'Or

  • 2013, 2008

La Liga MVP

  • 2013

UEFA Euro Top Scorer

  • 2012

UEFA Champions League Top scorer

  • 2007–08, 2012–13

FIFA Ballon d'Or Silver award

  • 2007, 2009, 2011, 2012

FIFA FIFPro World XI

  • 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012

Portuguese Footballer of the Year

  • 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012

La Liga top scorer

  • 2010–11

Copa del Rey top goal scorer

  • 2010–11

FIFA World Player of the Year

  • 2008