Cristiano Ronaldo: Top Career Highlights

With Portugal’s defeat against Morocco in the FIFA World Cup Quarterfinal, Cristiano Ronaldo’s dream of winning the ultimate football prize has possibly ended 

Loss of ultimate glory 

Last chance gone?

The 37-year football legend is likely to never win a major club honour with a top European side again after his acrimonious exit from Manchester United on the eve of the World Cup

Here are the top highlights of Cristiano Ronalo’s career

Beginning Of Journey 

Ronaldo started his career at 18 with Manchester United and managed to win the FA Cup for the club by scoring a header. This was the first major trophy he won 

Fulfilment Of
Childhood dream

Ronaldo’s success at Manchester United opened many doorways for him, with the most significant one being able to join Real Madrid, which was also his childhood dream. Real Madrid roped in Ronaldo for a then world record fee of £80 million

Ronaldo’s Golden
Ball Wins

Ronaldo won his first Ballon d’Or or Golden Ball, an annual football award given to the best football players of all time during the 2008-2009 season whilst still at Manchester United. He went on to win four more of these awards in the years 2013, 2014, 2016, and 2017

Top Goal scorer For
Real Madrid

Ronaldo managed to become the top goal scorer for Real Madrid in just seven seasons. Typically, the award for being a football club’s top scorer is given to players...

...who have stayed in the team for the entirety of their careers, however this wasn’t the case with the Portuguese football star

Top Goal scorer For
Real Madrid

Ronaldo’s Football Clubs

Ronaldo parted ways with Real Madrid and joined Italian club Juventus in 2018, eventually returning to Manchester United in 2021

However, the contract between Manchester United and Ronaldo terminated mutually this year on Nov 22

Ronaldo’s Football Clubs

Portugal Team Captain

Cristiano Ronaldo earned the captain's armband with the Portuguese national team permanently in July 2008 at the age of just 23

Champions League
Win Again 

Ronaldo had a great run in 2015-16, bagging Champions League for the second time with Real Madrid, as well as scoring at least 50 goals in a season for a sixth consecutive time

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