Cristiano Ronaldo Major Events

Timeline created by Arsenal25
  • Ronaldo is Born

    Ronaldo is Born
    Cristiano Ronaldo is born in Madeira, Portugal.
  • Ronaldo makes his career debut with Sporting Lisbon

    Ronaldo makes his career debut with Sporting Lisbon
    Ronaldo plays in his first professional game as a 17 year old with Sporting Lisbon. Note* There was not a documented date of the actual game, so i used september 1 as a reasonable date in 2002.
  • Signs with Manchester United

    Signs with Manchester United
    Cristiano signs a 12.24 million transfer from Sporting Lisbon to Manchester United. This is where his career really begins to take off.
  • Plays in the Euro 2004 final, and loses to Greece

    Plays in the Euro 2004 final, and loses to Greece
    After the game, he is caught crying for all the cameras to see, as Portugal loses a heartbreaking game, 1-0, to Greece.
  • Ronaldo's Dad Dies

    Ronaldo's Dad Dies
    Cristiano Ronaldo's father dies of an alchohol related-liver condition. Ronaldo is only 20 at the time, and his brother is hooked on drugs, so it is a rough time.
  • Named FIFA Player of the Year

    Named FIFA Player of the Year
    At a Gala Ceremony in Zurich, FIFA announces that he is the FIFA Player of the Year.
  • Wins Barclays Premier League

    Wins Barclays Premier League
    Along with fellow Manchester United players, Ronaldo wins the Barclays Premier League when they tie Arsenal 0-0, makeing them win the title based on the points.
  • Signs with Real Madrid

    Signs with Real Madrid
    Ronaldo signs a record breaking bid on 80 million from Real Madrid.
  • Ronaldo becomes a father with Irina Shayk

    Ronaldo becomes a father with Irina Shayk
    Ronaldo's wife, Irina, has their baby Cristiano Ronaldo Jr. It is Ronaldo's first child.