How Did C Ronaldo Became Famous

By Tiara

Let’s talk about you for a minute. What is your name, who are you, and what do you do?

My name is Mark Thompson, I work in advertising, and I am famous.

I have been exposed to a lot of brands, marketed a lot products, so my opinion is very well-informed.

At least, it was informed until just now. Now it’s all cray because I’m too busy being awed by this little thing we call ‘Cray’.

It seems that everyone I know has seen at least one (and sometimes many) videos or images of Cristiano Ronaldo doing incredible things football games.

He does acrobatics, he dribbles like there’s no tomorrow, his footwork is fluid, he scores insane goals, and he usually looks cool as hell while doing it!

And let’s not forget those impressive muscles - they look perfect, solid, defined. Like they were designed and manufactured by an expert team of professionals.

Now some may argue that these qualities can be trained, but only slightly. And even then, only certain parts can be improved upon, such as the skills to score a goal.

But overall appearance? That’s more than just a skill. It’s a science, and CR7 definitely knows his.

Winning the Ballon d’Or

how did c ronaldo became famous

In 2014, Cristiano Ronaldo won his third FIFA World Player of the Year Award and his fourth Ballon D’or as the winner of Europe’s top individual prize. He also became only the second person to win it three times after Brazil great Pele in 1958–60.

Ronaldo has been consistently excellent throughout his professional career, but he reached new heights in the years leading up to and including this one.

He was named The Best Male Athlete at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, where soccer is not the most popular sport.

Then came his historic treble — UEFA Team of the Season, FIFPro World Football XI and Golden Boot (top goalscorer) — in just his sixth season with Manchester United.

Winning these awards made him the highest-profile footballer ever to be voted Sportsman of the Year by Time magazine and Sportswoman of the Year by BBC Radio 5 Live.

But how did CR7 get here? Let us look back at some key moments in his footballing journey so far.

His contract with Nike

how did c ronaldo became famous

As mentioned earlier, his incredible talent was first noticed by fans when he played for Italian club Juventus in 2007. It wasn’t until 2009 that people really started paying attention though as Barcelona came calling. He transferred to Camp Nou at the end of that season and has been there ever since!

He is now one of the most recognizable athletes in the world and his popularity continues to grow. Since signing with Nike back in 2011, his shoe collection has exploded and his line of soccer gear is sold all around the globe.

His success also didn’t stop there. Forbes ranked him as the highest earning athlete in the world this year.

Buying a mansion

how did c ronaldo became famous

After his first professional season, in 2007-08 with Portuguese side FC Porto, he left for Italian giants Juventus to join their academy. He quickly made an impression by scoring twice within three minutes during a pre-season friendly match against English club Manchester United.

He then scored another two goals in the next game, which helped secure his debut in the Champions League that year. His performance earned him the nickname of The New Zizinho!

Ronaldo’s success didn’t stop there though as he went on to win the UEFA Golden Boot (best scorer) award at the age of 20 years old. In total, he made 70 appearances and netted 43 goals across all competitions for Juve.

After winning the Serie A title in his second season, he was named FIFA World Player of the Year – the third youngest winner after Lionel Messi and Andres Escobar back in 2009.

Starting a fashion line

how did c ronaldo became famous

Many people know C Ronaldo for his incredible talent as an athlete, but he has also made quite the name for himself in other areas of life. He is famous for starting his own clothing brand — Hisself!

He designed and manufactured his own collection of casual shirts and sweatshirts that are marketed under the label. You can find his products at many top retailers such as Nike, Reebok, and Adidas.

His self-designed t-shirts have become very popular and lots of people have their own style with how they dress. Some even imitate his exact designs to make their own shirt or sweatshirt!

Ronaldo’s company now employs over 1,000 workers who help produce and market the clothes. He gives back by donating money and resources to charities and organizations around the world.

This is just one more way he proves his passion for helping others.

Dating Kourtney Kardashian

how did c ronaldo became famous

After his professional career ended in 2016, Cristiano Ronaldo left Spain to live with his family back in Portugal. He then opened up about his personal life by dating several famous people including TV personality Kylie Jenner.

Ronaldo first met Kylie at an ICONS event they both attended together in May 2018. The two were photographed holding hands as she gave him a sweet kiss on the cheek. They continued to spend time together after that initial meeting and even exchanged rings!

After months of rumors, it was officially announced in June 2019 that Ronaldo had married Kylie. Their wedding took place in Italy just over one month later on September 24th. Many fans of both parties are celebrating their engagement with congratulations!

Some people may be skeptical about whether or not this marriage is legitimate due to some legal issues. According to TMZ, there have been questions surrounding whether or not Ronaldo divorced his ex-wife before marrying Kylie. However, nothing has come from any sources yet so we can’t say for sure if he did not.

Investing in a casino

how did c ronaldo became famous

In 2002, just 22 years old, Cristiano Ronaldo left his home town of Foz do Iguaçu in Brazil to live in Las Vegas. He moved there with only $1,000 he had saved up from working at McDonald’s and soccer scholarships!

Ronaldo was twenty-two when he first arrived in Sin City but he didn’t stay here for very long. Within two months of moving to America, he managed to scrape together enough money to buy an apartment close to The Strip!

He paid around $100,000 for it back then which made him one of the most expensive people in the area. Since then, his net worth has skyrocketed as he has earned many more dollars through investments and career endorsements.

He is now one of the highest earning athletes in the world and a well known celebrity. Many people know his face thanks to all his media appearances but few realize how he achieved this success.

Ronaldo’s net worth

how did c ronaldo became famous

The Portuguese superstar has an estimated net worth of around $200 million! He is one of the wealthiest athletes in the world, making him only second to Lionel Messi as the highest paid athlete in the sports industry.

Ronaldo's success came at a very young age. He made his professional debut for FC Porto in 2001 when he was just 17 years old, and he went on to play professionally for Italian giants AC Milan, Spanish powerhouse Real Madrid, Juventus, and most recently Paris Saint-Germain (PSG).

He won almost every major individual award there is in soccer including two FIFA World Player of the Year honors, three UEFA Best European Footballer awards, and four Ballon d'Or trophies — all before turning 30!

But what makes Cristiano Ronaldo special isn't just his talent, it's also his business acumen. He has built up a massive fortune through shrewd investing and by creating and developing his own products and services.

Here are 10 ways Ronaldo made himself rich.

Surprising facts about C Ronaldo

how did c ronaldo became famous

One of his famous nicknames is The King. That’s not an exaggeration! He has been referred to as Superman, God, and even Satan due to how powerful he is as a player.

He was once voted most valuable footballer in the world. This isn’t something many people know but it’s true!

His first professional contract was with Portuguese team Sporting Lisbon. It lasted two years before he moved onto Spanish side Real Madrid for €7 million ($8m at today’s prices).

Ronaldo made his debut for Los Blancos in 2004 and became an instant success. Since then, he has won almost every individual honour there is to win – you can read more about the career of Cristiano Ronaldo here.

He currently holds the record for highest ever goal scorer in the Champions League with 208 goals from 538 matches (he still plays so he will smash that soon!).