Al-Nassr star Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro is one of the greatest soccer players ever. He has numerous records in his name and millions of fans across the world. He recently moved to Saudi Arabia to play for Saudi Pro League side Al-Nassr after his contract was mutually terminated with Manchester United.
Cristiano Ronaldo – 32 career official trophies. THE BREAKDOWN 🐐📸
— TCR. (@TeamCRonaldo) July 27, 2020
Ronaldo is one of the most successful soccer players with 32 team trophies to his name. He has several other individual awards as well including the Ballon d’Or five times. He has played for some of the best clubs in Europe including Manchester United, Real Madrid, and Juventus.
Did Cristiano Ronaldo change his last name?
Ronaldo’s mother Dolores and late father Dinis had decided to give him the last name ‘Ronaldo’ after Ronald Reagan.
“My parents named me after [Ronald Reagan] because they both liked this name and thought it sounded strong,” Ronaldo told GQ’s Daniel Riley in a cover story. “I know that my father admired him,” he added.
1). CRISTIANO was named “RONALDO” in tribute to President Ronald Reagan. CR7’S dad was a big fan of the former US President. So much that he decided to name his son after him. pic.twitter.com/gRaAR4ktmV
— COLOURZ🇨🇦 (@Colourz_0) December 21, 2022
Ronaldo was born in 1985 during which Reagan was still president of the United States of America. Ronaldo added that Reagan was his father’s favorite actor. Reagan was president of the USA for the period beginning in 1981 and lasting till 1989. He was the 40th president of the USA.
Does Cristiano Ronaldo have Lottin in his name?
A month ago, one viral video on YouTube claimed Kylian Mbappe might be Ronaldo’s son. IShowSpeed is seen watching a video explaining how both soccer stars could be related.
It starts with Speed finding out Mbappe’s full name which is Kylian Mbappe Lottin. He then checks for Ronaldo’s full name and it turned out in the video that Ronaldo’s full name is Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro Lottin. The ‘Lottin’ surname between the two was found to be common.
However, the video was proved to be edited. There is no official source that could conclusively claim Ronaldo has the surname Lottin.
What’s the meaning behind Cristiano Ronaldo’s name?
Cristiano is a name of a boy and it has Latin origins. The name Cristiano means “follower of Christ”. Cristiano is a variation of the English title Christian or as some other people spell it, Kristian. The name has seen a rise in popularity ever since the soccer player Ronaldo earned his deserved fame.
Ronaldo named his first son after himself. His son is called Cristiano Ronaldo Jr. To date, Ronaldo has five children. Ronaldo Jr. is the eldest and the identity of his mother is still unknown. Eva and Matteo are twins that Ronaldo had fathered via a surrogate mother in the United States.
Ronaldo’s partner Georgina Rodriguez gave birth to their daughter Alana Martina. Later, the couple expected twins in 2021. However, their son died at birth in April 2022 but their daughter, Bella Esmeralda, was born healthy.
Why is Cristiano Ronaldo called CR7?
Ronaldo, who is widely referred to as ‘CR7’, received this nickname during his breakthrough at Manchester United. The soccer star has crafted an entire global brand around this name. The nickname CR7 does not need any rocket science to be deciphered. It is just a combination of his initials and his favored number. ‘CR’ from Cristiano Ronaldo, plus the number 7.
He wore the famous number 7 jersey during his first stint at United. He went on to wear the famed number at every other club he has represented, even his country.
CR7, however, is not just a nickname for the five-time Ballon d’Or winner. He has named his global empire including a variety of products after it.
Cristiano Ronaldo’s birthday and Zodiac sign
Ronaldo was born on February 5, 1985. As of now, Ronaldo is 38 years old, however, he is still going strong. He has recently been involved in 10 of the last 13 goals scored by Al-Nassr. He has scored eight and assisted two of those goals.
Born on this day…
🇵🇹 Cristiano Ronaldo
🇦🇷 Carlos Tevez
🇷🇴 Gheorghe Hagi
🧐 Who’s your favourite? #UCL
— UEFA Champions League (@ChampionsLeague) February 5, 2023
Ronaldo’s zodiac sign is Aquarius. It is the eleventh astrological sign in the zodiac and begins on January 20 and lasts till February 18. Ronaldo shares his birthday with many other famous soccer players including Neymar, Carlos Tevez, Adnan Januzaj, and former player Gheorghe Hagi.