Cristiano Ronaldo Essay

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Portugal's best and Manchester United's darling midfielder, Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro was brought into this world on February 5, 1985 in Funchal, Madeira, Portugal. His mother Maria Dolores dos Santos Aveiro and father Jose Dinis Aveiro had four children. His parents decided to name this future famous footballer after someone that you wouldn't think a Portuguese family would normally consider. He was named after the 40th President of the United States, Ronald Reagan.
A passionate desire to play on the field and an undying love for football, Cristiano's interest in the great sport of football started when he was just three years old. When Cristiano was around ten or so, word of his spectacular skills on the field was
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Arguably, most would agree that the whole situation was not the fault of Cristiano Ronaldo, but Rooney got in a dust up with a few of the Portugal players and Ronaldo got in the middle of the scuffle, bad idea. Unfortunately for Rooney, he accidentally stepped on the groin area of one of the Portuguese players. Ronaldo came up to the referee when Rooney was pleading his case and the English striker took it the wrong way and pushed his Manchester United teammate which eventually resulted in Rooney being sent off with a red card.
Once the dust settled and Portugal subsequently eliminated England from the World Cup, there was a lot of tension in the clubhouse of Manchester United and all signs pointed towards disaster. Cristiano Ronaldo was convinced that he needed to leave the famous football club since he felt it just couldn't be the same between Rooney and himself after the World Cup, it was said he had his eyes on Spain's popular club, Real Madrid.
Wayne Rooney saw things a little differently though, he wanted Cristiano to stay and why not, Cristiano is a premier player. Rooney and Sir Alex Ferguson approached the midfielder before he made any rash decisions and eventually convinced him not to leave the club. After all was said and done, Rooney said the reason he got so mad because he didn't want his United teammate to get involved and when Ronaldo did, he just snapped and