Ronaldo has no doubt been one of the best players that ever lived and he has also touched the heart of many across the world.
The Portuguese superstar has also written his name in the sands of time in the round leather game.
Apart from his activities on the pitch of play, the Juventus striker has extended his helping hand in one way or another to people across the world.
Here are the seven things that makes Ronaldo different from other players as he clocks 35:
1. Selling his 2011 European Golden boot
He sold his 2011 Golden Boot to help raise money for charity and £1.2milion was realized for the sale of the award.
Ronaldo then channeled the funds towards building a number of schools in war-torn Gaza.
2. Selling his 2013 Ballon d’or
In another act of good gesture Ronaldo sold one of his Ballon d'Or awards and raised £530,000 at a charity auction in London in 2017.
The money was used to treat children who had terminal and life-threatening diseases.
3. Donated huge some of money to victims of the Nepalese earthquake
It was reported that the former Man United striker donated a whopping £5m to survivors of the earthquake that killed 9,000 people, and injured 22,000 lives in Nepal.
4. Donates blood on a regular basis
Ronaldo is a regular blood donor and has encouraged many others to do the same. CR7 also donated a bone marrow for his former teammates' son Carlos Martins.
5. Helping a cancer center
After his mum survived cancer in 2007, Ronaldo decided to thank the care center in Portugal that treated his mum wit £120,000.
6. Ronaldo gave his best friend a priceless gift on his birthday
Jorge Mendes who doubles as Ronaldo's agent got the greatest wedding gift he could ever think of from Ronaldo.
He bought him a whole Greek island worth £40m.
7. Gifts workers of a hotel a massive £20,000 tip
After weeks of staying in a hotel in Greece, Ronaldo left a massive £20,000 tip for the ten staffs who had looked after him.
The Portugal international has played in the three of the biggest leagues in Europe and left a footprint in each of them by winning 19 major trophies.
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