His full name is Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro and was named after Ronald Regan who was a former US President.
heart of gold
Ronaldo sold his golden boot and donated all of that money to fund children in Gaza.
At 15, He had a surgery to treat his heart condition.
During his early days of football, he was called a cry baby.
He is a regular blood donor, And does not drink alcohol or consume tobacco.
player of the year
Cristiano Ronaldo has won FIFA's Player of the Year five times.
There is a museum called Museu CR7 which is dedicated to Ronaldo and it contains his rare photos, medals and trophies.
The University of British Columbia in Canada offers a sociology course on him.
Ronaldo has his own wax statue at Madame Tussauds, London.
He has scored the most number of hat-tricks (9) at the international level and became the oldest player to do so at a FIFA World Cup.