Cristiano Ronaldo is the famous name in football. Even if you are not a sports person and do not watch games then there is a slightest chance that you have not heard this name. The false norm established about Cristiano Ronaldo often finds him as arrogant and callous but believe it or not there is a side that sometimes goes unnoticed.
Born in Santo António Christiano Ronaldo comes from a middle class family. He himself has admitted to have come from a poor family. With this hard work, Cristiano Ronaldo managed to bring his family out of abject poverty and rose to success. He is the youngest child of his parents.
At an early age of 15 he was diagnosed with a medical condition racing heart. He had a surgery that used a laser to cauterize the area of his heart that was the reason of the problem. After the success in the surgery Cristiano Ronaldo was able to continue his training and became the renowned footballer.
Crsitiano Ronaldo realized that training with the weights would improve his game and make him faster. Ronaldo used to train in gym with weights on one of his feet and then dribble the ball.
Fact: Do you know the speed of Cristiano Ronaldo’s free kick? If not then you have reached the right place. It is 130 km per hour. Yes! It is amazing.
- Cristiano Ronaldo’s jumps are very famous but there is an interesting fact about his jumps that most of you are unaware of. His jump generates power that is five times more than the power of the wild Cheetah’s jump. The rest can be left to the imagination for you to figure out.
- Cristiano Ronaldo’s training session is extremely difficult that pushes him to an edge and tests his capacity. Cristiano Ronaldo lifts about 23,055 kilograms of total weight during his workout sessions. This makes a total of 16 Toyota Prius cars. And you thought you are doing great at gym.
- Cristiano Ronaldo is the highest paid footballer. He helps those in need and has paid for the cancer treatment of a 9 year old boy. This shows his compassion and generosity for people. Being a regular donor of blood Cristiano Ronaldo does not have any tattoos on his body. This sets a good example for youth who indulge in useless acts to look different.
Cristiano Ronaldo is not only a great football player but also a great human being.