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Answering Google's top questions about Cristiano Ronaldo

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July 27th, 2021

No athlete in the world has more social media followers than Cristiano Ronaldo, with more than 450 million followers across all platforms. The international soccer superstar is one of the most popular athletes on the planet and also one of the most widely searched on Google.

While Google is great for finding information, it’s not the best place to collect it in one place. Luckily for you, we have found the 10 most asked questions on Google about the Portuguese superstar and will provide you with the answers.

What is Cristiano Ronaldo’s net worth?

In 2020, Forbes reported Ronaldo was the first professional footballer to eclipse the $1 billion plateau in earnings during his playing career.

Ronaldo has earned more than $650 million in playing salary alone, and when you factor in his numerous endorsement deals, clothing line, and investments in hotels, that number easily rose to 10 digits.

Ronaldo has also signed a lifetime partnership deal with Nike that will pay him an additional $1 billion.

Who is Cristiano Ronaldo’s wife?

Ronaldo has never been married, but his roster of supermodel girlfriends makes Derek Jeter’s list seem small. His former girlfriends include Irina Shayk, Gemma Atkinson, Jordana Jardel, and Karina Ferro, among others.

His current girlfriend is model Georgina Rodriguez, whom Ronaldo has stated he will eventually marry. The two have a daughter and there are rumors that the two may already be engaged, although neither will confirm.

What is Cristiano Ronaldo’s age?

Born Feb. 5, 1985 in Funchal, Portugal, Ronaldo is 36 years old. However, age has done little to slow him down on the pitch!

What is Cristiano Ronaldo’s salary?

Ronaldo’s current contract with Italian side Juventus pays him a cool $1,249,789.50 per week, which comes out to an annual salary of $64,850,189. That deal runs through the summer of 2022, at which point he may yet get another massive deal to see out his career.

What is Cristiano Ronaldo’s height?

Ronaldo stands 6'2" tall and weighs 183 pounds. His tall frame allows him to be a force in the air, on top of what he is able to do with his talented feet.

How many children does Cristiano Ronaldo have?

Ronaldo has four children. His oldest, Cristiano Jr., is 11 years old, but per an agreement with his mother, she has never been named. Ronaldo has twins, Eva and Mateo, who were born in June 2017, via a surrogate. His fourth child, Alana Martina, was born in November 2017 with his current partner.

What happened to Cristiano Ronaldo’s statue?

In 2017, a bronze bust of Ronaldo was created by sculptor Emanuel Santos, and unveiled at Madeira’s airport in a ceremony to rename it Cristiano Ronaldo International Airport. However, the statue was quite terrible and looked nothing like the superstar player, and it was mocked and ridiculed worldwide.

Fifteen months after it was shown to the world, Ronaldo’s museum asked it to be removed, and it was replaced with a much better version from an anonymous sculptor. The original is stored at the airport, hidden from the world.

What is Cristiano Ronaldo’s diet?

A large part of Ronaldo’s continued success is that he views his body as a temple. Ronaldo does not drink any alcohol, aside from an occasional glass of wine, in large part because his father died of an alcohol-induced liver condition when Ronaldo was 20. He also has no tattoos, as he donates both blood and bone marrow on a regular basis.

Ronaldo has a personal dietician, who helps him plan out his six daily small meals. His diet consists of lots of protein and whole-grain carbohydrates, along with fruits and vegetables. He also avoids nearly all sugary foods and takes up to five 90-minute sleep sessions in a single day, between his meals. And as we found out at Euro 2020, he’s all about drinking water.

What is Cristiano Ronaldo’s workout regimen?

Ronaldo does copious amounts of work to maintain a body that men envy and women adore. Aside from his training with Juventus and the Portuguese national team, he trains five days a week, for three to four hours a day, in the gym, alternating different muscle groups on different days.

His specific workouts can be found in numerous places online, including Men’s Health. Ronaldo is also a huge proponent of mental health, stating that it is “just as important as physical strength” and needs to be trained, as well.

Is Cristiano Ronaldo better than Lionel Messi?

We could write an entire series of articles debating the greatness of Ronaldo and Messi, but the answer all lies in what you value for greatness.

While my personal belief is that Ronaldo is better than Messi, we should appreciate them both and be thankful we get to see them playing together in the same era.

Regardless of which player you deem greater, there is no question Messi has driven Ronaldo to be his absolute best. Just as Tom Brady and Peyton Manning’s epic duels fueled their desire to one-up each other, Messi and Ronaldo have done the same for the soccer world.

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