Cristiano Ronaldo was born on the 5th of February 1985 in Funchal, Portugal. He plays forward for Real Madrid C.F. and is the captain of the Portuguese national team. At just 23 years of age he won his first Ballon d’Or and FIFA World Player of the Year Awards. He has since won the prestigious Ballon d’Or in 2013 and 2014. Consistently ranked as the best player in the world, some have even gone on to say that he is the greatest footballer of all time.