Club: Manchester United
History: Cristiano Ronaldo; full name Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro; born 5 February 1985, Funchal, Madeira, Portugal) is a Portuguese professional football player who plays his club football for Manchester United of England, having previously played for Portuguese team Sporting Lisbon.
Key Skill: Great pace with the ball and can cut the ball in one direction or another with ease. Plays with a relentless energy and desire.
A few quotes from Cristiano:
I would be very proud if, one day, I’m held in the same esteem as George Best or Beckham. It’s what I’m working hard towards.
I’m living a dream I never want to wake up from.
Lots of young players have triumphed at United, so why can’t it happen to me? I’m not worried I’m young – it’s an incentive to do the best I can.