Are you a big fan of Cristiano Ronaldo? You might adore him, but we guarantee you that you don’t know these facts about him. Check them out!

Some Interesting and Unknown Facts About Cristiano Ronaldo

These facts about the Portuguese footballer are surely not going to excite you. And we assure you never knew this fact before. Have a look!

1.      Cristiano’s full name is Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro which was named after U.S. President, Ronald Reagan who was the favorite actor of his father.

2.      The player never got not-so-good nicknames. His two nicknames, ‘cry-baby’ and ‘little bee’ were given because he used to cry when things didn’t go well, and latter name as he was as quick as a bee when he was playing football.

3.      The speed of Ronaldo’s free-kick is 130 km per hour.

4.      By signing a contract with Real Madrid, it made Ronaldo the highest-paid football player in the world.

5.      Ronaldo also does not like smoking or drinking alcohol as his father died from alcoholism at the age of 52, and it also affects his performance.

6.      He has no tattoos as he regularly donates blood.

7.      In 2006 Ronaldo made a debut with his fashion boutique in Madeira, Portugal with the name, CR7 which is his initials and his shirt number.

8.      The player set a record of 42 goals, which earned him the FIFA World of the Year honor in 2008.

9.      Ronaldo became the 4th footballer to be represented at Madame Tussauds waxwork, London in 2010.

10.   A university in Canada offers a course in sociology about Cristiano Ronaldo.

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