Cristiano Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo was born in Funchal, on 5 febbraio 1985.

Winner of numerous ancillary awards, from 2007 to 2020 he was always part of the FIFA FIFPro World XI, was included in the ESM team of the year 9 times, in the UEFA team of the year on 15 occasions, in that of the Équipe on 11 occasions and 5 times in that of the IFFHS.

The French magazine France Football included him in the ideal team of the 2010s" and in 2020 places him in the Ballon d'Or Dream Team as the best left winger in football history. In 2009 the Sun and Sports Illustrated included him in their ideal team of the decade 2000-2009 while the IFFHS places him in the team of the decade 2011-2020.

He has been included in the All Star Team of the European Championships 3 times (2004, 2012 and 2016). In October 2021, Ronaldo announced that his wife was expecting a second set of twins: later on April 18, 2022, via his Instagram profile, he announced the premature death of one of the twins that his wife was giving birth to.

At Manchester United, Ronaldo scored 145 goals in 346 appearances. The Portuguese returned to Manchester on 31 August 2021, suddenly leaving Juventus. In this year and little more than his adventure at United CR7 he scored 27 goals in 54 appearances, with six goals in 7 games played in the Champions League last season.

The British club made official the departure of the Portuguese star after CR7's statements in an interview with the Sun. The statement from United explained: "Cristiano Ronaldo leaves Manchester United with immediate effect following a consensual agreement. The club thanks CR7 for his immense contribution in two experiences at Old Trafford in which he scored 145 goals in 346 appearances and wishes him and his family the best for the future. Everyone at United remains focused on the team's progress under the leadership of Erik Ten Hag and work together to achieve results in the field."

Ronaldo said: "Following some talks with Manchester United we have decided to terminate the contract by mutual consent. I love Machester United and their fans, this will never change. I feel it is time to start a new match. I wish United the best."