Friday, 5 February 2016

Celebrity Birthday: Cristiano Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo
Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro, GOIH (born 5 February 1985), known as Cristiano Ronaldo, is a Portuguese professional footballer who plays for Spanish club Real Madrid and the Portugal national team. He was born on February 5th 1985 and is 31 years old today

He started his football career in his native town of Funchal, Madeira where he played for Andorinha and Nacional before joining Sporting Lisbon at a young age.

He joined Manchester United from Sporting Lisbon in 2003 before moving in a Record transfer fee to Real Madrid in 2009 where is he the club all time record goalscorers. He has won the Fifa Ballon d'or three times and he is also Portugal all time record goal scorers.

CR7 Records



  • Most goals scored in European competitions (club football): 91 goals
  • Most goals scored in the UEFA Champions League: 89 goals
  • Most goals scored in a UEFA Champions League/European Cup season: 17 goals in 2013–14
  • Most goals scored in the UEFA Champions League group stage: 11 goals in 2015–16
  • Most goals scored in UEFA Champions League knockout phase: 39 goals
  • Most UEFA Champions League goals scored in a calendar year: 15 goals in 2013
  • Only footballer to have won the European Golden Shoe in two different leagues: English Premier League (2007–08) and Spanish La Liga (2010–11, 2013–14, 2014–15) 
  • Most goals scored in the UEFA European Championship, including qualifying: 26 goals, for Portugal
  • First footballer to ever score 10 goals in four consecutive UEFA Champions League seasons: 2011–12 to 2014–15
  • Only footballer to score for two different winning teams in the European Cup: Manchester United (2007–08) and Real Madrid (2013–14)
  • Most away goals scored in Champions League history: 41 goals
  • Most consecutive UEFA Champions League away games scored in: 12
  • Most wins in the UEFA Champions League Knockout phase: 28 wins
  • Most braces scored in the UEFA Champions League: 20
  • Most consecutive UEFA Champions League matches scored in: 8 matches in 2013–14
  • Most European Golden Shoe awards: 4
  • Most UEFA Team of the Year appearances: 9 times
  • Most consecutive appearances in the UEFA Team of the Year: 8 (2007–2014)
  • Only player to be among the finalists for all the editions of the UEFA Best Player in Europe Award: 2010–11 to 2014–15


  • Most hat-tricks in La Liga history: 28
  • Fastest La Liga player to score 150 league goals
  • Fastest La Liga player to score 200 league goals
  • Most consecutive Clásicos matches scored in: 6 matches
  • Best scoring start in a Spanish league season: 15 goals in eight rounds
  • Fastest footballer to score 20 league goals: 12 games (missed one game due to injury)
  • Only player to reach 30 goals in five consecutive La Liga seasons
  • Most teams scored against in a season (2012/13): 19 (shared with Ronaldo and Lionel Messi)
  • Most La Liga hat-tricks in a season: 8 hat-tricks (shared with Lionel Messi)
  • Most hat-tricks scored in all competitions: 33

Real Madrid

  • Real Madrid all-time top goalscorer: 340 goals
  • Top goalscorer in La Liga: 241 goals
  • Fastest player to reach 50 league goals
  • Fastest player to reach 100 league goals
  • Fastest player to reach 200 official goals
  • Most goals scored in seven consecutive league matches: 15 goals
  • First player to score in eight consecutive matchdays
  • Most hat-tricks in Real Madrid's history: 33
  • Real Madrid Record Goalscorer in UEFA Champions League: 73 goals
  • Real Madrid Record Goalscorer in European Competitions: 75 goals*
  • He has a son named Cristiano Junior with an undisclosed Mother. HAPPY BIRTHDAY CR7.

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