- Cristiano Ronaldo, Juventus superstar, says he is blessed and happy as he turned 35
- The Portuguese footie has an enviable career in football adorned with titles and honours
- Ronaldo also has an amazing family and businesses across countries, meaning he is an accomplished man
Cristiano Ronaldo says he is blessed and happy as he swings the time forward on his age, adding that 35 years on earth is the beginning of an amazing footballer in him.
The powerful and much celebrated Portuguese footie clocked 35 on Wednesday, February 5 and has found himself in the middle of social media discussion amid incredible show of love from football space.
As fans reflect on his enviable legacies in the game with many submitting he is diving towards the twilight of his incredible career, Ronaldo said what matter is what he represents both on and off the pitch.
''I know that I am an example, '' the Juventus star said, ''in the pitch and after the pitch."
"So I always smile, I am happy I am blessed, that I play in a fantastic club, I have a fantastic family.
''I have four kids, I am healthy. I have everything. So, the rest does not interfere with me. I am very lucky."
Ronaldo has often been considered one of the greatest players to grace the football space in terms of accomplishments, records, the monetary value and the social prestige.
With a career spanning two decades, Ronaldo put football world under his carpet winning different titles across four top leagues in Europe including five Champions League-- one with Man United and four with Real Madrid.
Among other decorations, the Portuguese also won five Ballon d'Or gongs, and Barcelona hitman Lionel Messi is the only player who has the gong more than him.
As a father, Ronaldo has amazing four kids of which his first son Cristiano Jr is taking after him in football.
The Portuguese, who rose from Lisbon to a world superstar and business mogul, has two kids from surrogacy and one from his partner, Georgina Rodriquez.
As a businessman, the 35-year-old legendary forward has many businesses in different countries and he is worth billions in value.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had reported that Cristiano Ronaldo has overtaken Gerd Muller on the top goalscorers in football history list, with the Portuguese beating the Germany legend to fifth position after his goal-scoring run for Juventus.
Ronaldo's outstanding brilliance was brought into the discussion again after he singlehandedly inspired Juventus to a comfortable yet narrow 2-1 victory over Parma at the Allianz Stadium last weekend.
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