Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro, Comm, Goih (born 5 February 1985) is a Portuguese professional footballer who plays for Spanish club Real Madrid and the Portugal national team. He primarily plays as a forward, but has also been deployed as a winger and serves as captain for Portugal.
In 2008, he won his first Ballon d’Or and FIFA World Player of the Year awards. Ronaldo then won the FIFA Ballon d’Or in 2013 and 2014. In 2016, he received his fourth Ballon d’Or, the most for a European player in the history of the award, and the inaugural Best FIFA Men’s Player. In 2015, Ronaldo scored his 500th senior career goal for club and country.