Eight facts about Cristiano Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo is a Portuguese professional footballer 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. He can be said as one of the popular footballer of current time and is compared with Argentine footballer Lionel Messi.

Here were present eight  things about Cristiano Ronaldo that you may not know.

Ronaldo hold the record for highest transfer record in the football history at lowest age. He was transferred by Manchester United for 1.2 million pound at the age of 18 years.

He can be considered as a kind footballer who has donated huge sum of money time and again. He had donated USD 5.1 million for the surgery of a 10-month-old child. He donates certain part of money he earns for social service.

Ronaldo doesn't have any tattoos in his body. The main reason for the footballer for keeping himself far from tattoos is that he donates blood regularly.

He had lost his father at a very young age. Ronaldo's father, José Dinis Aveiro, died of an alcoholism-related liver condition at age 52 in September 2005 when Ronaldo was 20 years old. Wondering what are others? Watch the full video for full information.