Cristiano Ronaldo is among the most famous and accomplished soccer players of all time, but his public image and playing style at times have been a source of controversy. This in-depth volume explores Ronaldo's athletic career, chronicling sports coverage of his time on the field, alongside news stories reporting on his personal life and role as a public figure. In doing so, it offers the soccer fan and the general reader alike a glimpse into what it means to be a star athlete in our times, with a public eye examining and criticizing your every success and setback
Cristiano Ronaldo was forced to live apart from his family at the early age of ten so that he could pursue his dream of becoming a professional soccer player. He has since developed into one of the most popular and richest soccer players in the world, representing the Spanish soccer team Real Madrid and the Portuguese national team. This informative edition details the life of Cristiano Ronaldo. Early chapters explore the difficulties he faced growing up poor in Madeira and how he was discovered to be a soccer phenomenon as a young child. Later chapters cover his move to Spain, his rise to soccer prominence, and how sudden fame affected his life.
A simple biography of the Portuguese soccer player, Cristiano Ronaldo.
This guide covers the 2006 World Cup qualifying competition and England's bids to make the finals in Germany. Details of the UEFA Champions League are featured, as well as English and Scottish league/cup games, Nationwide Conference clubs and an invaluable season-by-season who's-who style players directory.
Presents the life of professional soccer athlete Cristiano Ronaldo, and discusses his success being a fashion icon.
The 38th edition of this annual yearbook brings readers unrivalled coverage of the Champions League and UEFA Cup as well as qualifying-round statistics on the road to Euro 2008. A new feature this year lists English League champions in detail from 1888 to 2007. Also includes the compulsory season-by-season players’ directory with an invaluable A–Z of all entries; match facts and figures for English and Scottish league matches; and English, Scottish, and international fixtures for the 2007-08 season.
Cristiano Ronaldo is one of the greatest soccer players of his generation. Most fans are aware of his successes for Real Madrid and the Portuguese national team, but in order to truly understand Cristiano Ronaldo, you must first understand where he came from. "Cristiano Ronaldo: An Unauthorized Biography" explores Ronaldo's upbringing and details his breakthrough onto the world stage, all the way through Real Madrid's La Liga title in 2012. Ronaldo's exceptional talents have fans and critics alike wondering where his career will take him next. Inside, you will discover where it all started and learn why so many fans love Ronaldo so much. From family to soccer to the future, all you need to know about Cristiano Ronaldo is right here, right now, in the most up to date coverage of Cristiano Ronaldo's life. This book also includes all of Cristiano Ronaldo's statistics.