Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro; born 5 February 1985) is a Portuguese professional footballer who plays as a forward for Serie A club Juventus and captains the Portugal national team. Often considered the best player in the world and widely regarded as one of the greatest players of all time. Ronaldo has won five Ballons d’Or[ and four European Golden Shoes, both of which are records for a European player. He has won 29 major trophies in his career, including six league titles, five UEFA Champions Leagues, one UEFA European Championship, and one UEFA Nations League. A prolific goalscorer, Ronaldo holds the records for the most goals scored in the UEFA Champions League (128), most hat-tricks in recorded history (56), joint-most hat-tricks in the UEFA Champions League (8), shared with Lionel Messi.
Cristiano Ronaldo along with Lionel Messi is one of the two best players of this generation. The number ‘7’ has become synonymous with the Portuguese, and CR7 has become the footballing brand every player dreams of becoming. As Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates his 33rd birthday, we look at the fifteen most iconic moments of his magnanimous career.