Cristiano Ronaldo

   From humble beginnings,Critiano Ronaldo has become   to be regarded by many as the best footballer in the world.
  He was born Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro on Febrary 5th,1985 on a Monday.Cristiano   was the youngest of four children.His mother Maria Dolores dos   Santos Aveiro was a cook and his father Jose Dinis Aveiro,a gardener.The family lived in a dilapidated shack in The working class district of Funchal in Madeira.The name Ronaldo came about because the young boy's father was a huge fan of acter,later to become Presdent of theUnited States of America,Ronald Reagan.
            As a boy Cristiano Ronaldo supported Benfica who were the arch-rivals of the team he later played for.He was absolutely obsessed with footballer and even played and practice with fruit if there was no footballer available.He would sometimes lie about his homework just to play football a bit longer.
Ronaldo's first club amateur side Andorinha.His father was kit man for the club .Ronaldo's determination to succeed was such that he would sometimes burst into tears if he misplace a pass or gave the ball away.However,his talent was immediately apparent,and two local professional clubs,CS Maritimo and CD Nacional were eagar to sign the ten year old Ronald.He spent two years with Nacional helping them win the title in his second season.It was then that Sporting Lisbon offerded the young Ronaldo a trial.This meant that the young footballer had to live away from his parents as he had to go and stay in Lisbon.However he wanted to experience better coaching and develop as a player with a bigger club.
Sporting Lisbon have some of the best facilities for young player.Here Ronaldo thrived and managed to impress his fellow players with is skills.At the end of one game his teammate swarmed round to congratulate the talented player,such was his impact on the game.He was often teased because of his Madeiran accent,but it only served to make him stand up for himself.Jose Mourinho watched...