February 5th, 1985 (Age 31)
PLACE OF BIRTH
Santo Antonio, Madeira, Portugal
Portugal's all-time top goal-scorer, 4-time Ballon d'or, 2-time FIFA world player of the year winner, 4-time Golden Boot winner, ranked Best Portugese player of all time
He sprints, he shoots, he scores.
He’s the four-time FIFA best soccer player in the world, has scored 60 or more goals in the past four years and averages a goal per game, but Cristiano Ronaldo balances Real Madrid life with real life in style.
This goal-getter is always at the top of his game and has become the world’s most popular athlete as fans across the globe follow his every move on social media.
He is one of the fittest and fastest in his sport. He’s even made a foray into fashion with his own underwear and shirt line CR7 and has made TIME’s list of most influential people in the world.
Oh and did we mention astronomers recently named an entire galaxy after him? This out-of-this-world legend runs fastest, pushes hardest and defies even his own limits.
Cristiano Ronaldo is the most international Portuguese player ever.
2016 was the pinnacle of his career. He won Euro 2016 and UEFA Champions League, received the Ballon d’Or and was elected FIFA World Player of the Year. He is at the top of his game.