Ronaldo's father's name was Jose Denis Verrio. He was a very hardworking man, he used to work as a local club Andorra equipment manager. Ronaldo was added to Cristiano's name because Ronaldo's father's favorite film actor's name was Ronaldo Reagan. who was the president of the united states at the time of cristiano's birth. Born Februrary 5,1985,Funchal,Maderia,Portugual. At the age of 15, Ronaldo had a heart ailment that required surgery. But he would only stay on one side for the time being and be in perfect health. His first played within the club Deportivo Nacional Madria then moved to Sporting Clube de Portugal. Ronaldo made his professional debut with the Sporting Cup in 2002 at the age of 17, and signed for Manchester United a year later. He won the World Cup in his first season, and then won three back to back Premier League titles in 2006–07, 2007–08, 2008–09. Ronaldo helped United win the UEFA Champions League in 2007-08, After helping United to the Champions League title in 2008, Ronaldo won the Federation Internationale Association (FIFA) player of the year for the 2007-08 season, he also united in the final of the 2009 champion league, in which he lost to FC Barcelona. Shortly thereafter, Ronaldo was sold to Real Madrid in Spain, for whom he had long wanted to play,this time record £80 million (about $131 million) in transfer fees, He is the captain of the national team of Portugal, and currently plays for the Arab football club Al-Nisar, he is the greatest footballer of all time.Some say the worst footballer of all time.