He made such an impression that a number of United players asked their manager to try and sign the young player, which the team soon did. He showed his promise early on in the 2004 FA Cup final, scoring the team's first three goals and helping them capture the championship.In 2007, Ronaldo signed a five-year, £31 million contract."But it means a new challenge and is going to help me be the best footballer." Ronaldo went on to compile an impressive list of individual honors and team trophies.In January 2017, Ronaldo won FIFA's 2016 best player of the year for the fourth time, beating out FC Barcelona's Lionel Messi.
"He only asked for some wrinkles that give him a certain expression to his face when he laughs to be changed.He said it made him look older and asked for it to be thinned out a bit to make it smoother and more jovial."In the wake of the negative publicity, the sports site Bleacher Report commissioned Santos to fashion another sculpture of Ronaldo.This one, unveiled in March 2018, earned praise for more closely resembling the soccer great, though its creator continued to defend his original work.In 2009, Real Madrid paid a record 1 million for his services.Cristiano Ronaldo took home million in 2017, million of which was salary and bonus paid by Real Madrid.
"He gave us a lot of confidence and he said, ' Listen people, I'm sure we will win this Euro so stay together and fight for it,’” full-back Cedric Soares said after Portugal’s victory.