The World Player of the Year turns 30 today…
The Real Madrid superstar hits a milestone today as he celebrates his 30th birthday – and we take a look at what makes Cristiano Ronaldo so special with ten facts that you might not know.
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1. Ronaldo is named after former US President Ronald Reagan – who was admired by his father – and his full-name is Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro.
2. The Portugal captain’s father passed away at 52-years-old after a battle with alcoholism, and as a result Ronaldo does not drink himself.
3. Nor does the forward have any tattoos, so that he can donate blood twice a year without any problems that inking the body, such as cross-contamination, can cause.