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Cristiano Ronaldo

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• Known globally as ‘Ronaldo’, Cristiano has played for some of the world’s most
recognisable teams including Real Madrid, Manchester United and Portugal. In 2008
he was named FIFPro World Player of the Year and FIFA World Player of the Year
• Cristiano’s father gave him the name “Ronaldo” after American President Ronald
Reagan, who was his father’s favourite actor
• In 2009 Madame Tussauds sculptors had a sitting with Cristiano at the Real Madrid
football training ground. On hearing of the completion of his wax figure Cristiano
said: “I have been excited ever since the Madame Tussauds team came to measure
me for my wax figure. I cannot wait to see the finished figure in person”
Born Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Averiro on 5th February 1985 in Madeira,
Portugal

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