You’ve probably been wondering: What teams has Cristiano Ronaldo played for in his career? Juventus, Portugal, Real Madrid, and more! In this article, you’ll discover what these teams are, and which players have influenced their success. Cristiano is also the current captain of Portugal’s national team. If you’re not familiar with these teams, you’re in for a treat!
Known as the ‘Single Most Valuable Player of All Time’, Cristiano Ronaldo is a Portuguese soccer legend who has played for both Manchester United and Real Madrid. He first came to prominence when he was signed by Manchester United for PS12 million (roughly $14 million U.S.). He scored three goals in the 2004 FA Cup final to help Manchester United win the championship, and in 2008 he set the franchise record for goals. In 2009, Real Madrid paid the Portuguese star $131 million to sign him.
During his time at Real Madrid, Cristiano Ronaldo has been a captain for the club. He has been a vital member of the team since joining in 2009 and has also earned a spot on the first team. Cristiano has been supported by teammates Raul, Ruud van Nistelrooy, and Rafael van der Vaart. In addition to Ronaldo, Real Madrid have also been boosted by the arrival of new signings Gareth Bale and Alvaro Morata. While these players haven’t achieved the same level of success as Cristiano Ronaldo, they’re both contributing to the team’s challenge for the La Liga title.
In addition to his goals, Ronaldo has also won numerous individual awards. In 2016, he was named winner of the Ballon d’Or for the fourth time. This award was earned despite the fact that he was still only 24 years old. In the year 2015-16, Ronaldo scored 35 La Liga goals and helped Real win their eleventh Champions League title. In the next season, he scored 44 goals and helped Madrid win the La Liga title and the Champions League. Ultimately, Ronaldo’s success at Real Madrid has resulted in a transfer from Real to Juventus.
This year, Ronaldo will miss three consecutive games due to a knee injury. However, he has already won the European Cup and the FIFA Best Player Award. He has been in the top four in the past four years and has scored more than 150 goals in his Real Madrid career. Despite his knee injury, he has already surpassed all expectations, and is set to miss three games this season. Therefore, his absence from the opening three games of the season will undoubtedly be a huge blow for the Spanish giants.
Pepe is another player who has played for Real Madrid. After 10 years, the Colombian defender won three titles with the club and the Champions League. He was renowned for his aggressive style, but he was banned for ten games due to a controversial incident in which he punched a player and abused a referee. He returned to Real Madrid in 2019 and led them to the Champions League final in 2021. He also won the Euro 2016 with Portugal.
Although it is widely believed that the Portuguese superstar was brought to Italy to win the Coppa Italia and Serie A, it is also worth remembering that he wasn’t brought to win the Champions League alone. Juventus had already proved their ability to win those competitions with the likes of Carlos Tevez, Alvaro Morata, Paulo Dybala, and Mario Mandzukic. So, if the Portuguese forward is going to win the Champions League on his own, his teammates and managers must be doing something right.
Before signing Cristiano, Juventus won seven consecutive Serie A titles and twice reached the Champions League final. Both times, they lost to Real Madrid. Juventus could have used Cristiano’s money to improve the team’s midfield and attack. They haven’t been in the Champions League finals since, and he is expected to play against Chievo on Saturday. The Portuguese is still an integral part of Juventus’s squad.
The contract of Cristiano Ronaldo at Juventus is set to expire on June 30 2022. While Juventus are reportedly interested in Anthony Martial, it is believed that the Portuguese international has made a contract decision. However, the Italian Guardia Di Finanza have not begun an investigation into the player’s contract. As a result, the move to Manchester United has been blamed on the return of Ronaldo to Manchester United.
The second season of the Juventus season was the one where the Portuguese star left. Juve were a mess. Even though the sporting director Beppe Marotta had a good track record, the team still had glaring holes in the midfield where Vidal and Pogba should have been. Emre Can and Blaise Matuidi were brought in to fill those voids. However, it was Ronaldo’s performance on the pitch that made Juventus fans and the media take notice.
The team’s social media presence has increased significantly. While the club is no longer in the Champions League, it has managed to increase its revenue by partnering with Adidas and Jeep. However, the squad is in a worse state than it was before Cristiano arrived. The team has to wait for their next big star to prove his worth. And while the club is still struggling to win anything, the Portuguese international has a great chance of becoming a champion one day.
Cristiano Ronaldo is a prolific goal scorer. His 81 Serie A goals makes him the highest goalscorer in the history of the sport. Furthermore, he is the only player to have scored more than four hundred goals in the top five leagues in Europe. He has also won the Ballon d’Or three times. So, if you’re a fan of football, you should definitely give Cristiano Ronaldo a look!
When Cristiano Ronaldo was younger, he hardly made an impact for the national team. He was only six feet one inch tall, but that was not enough to deter him from proving his talent. The Brazilian was originally a right winger, but later adapted to become a forward. His free-reined attacking style allowed him to mesmerize his opponents and open up spaces in opposing defenses.
Cristiano Ronaldo started playing for the Portugal national team in August 2003, and made his Manchester United debut against Bolton Wanderers a few days later. He was instrumental in Portugal’s fourth place finish at the 2006 World Cup and became full-time captain in 2008. He led Portugal to the semi-finals of the 2012 European Championship, losing a penalty kick shootout to Spain. He continues to make an impact in the game.
Although he has been a club player since 2003, Ronaldo is still an international record breaker. He has seven FIFA World Cup goals, one shy of Eusebio’s record of nine. He could very well break this record when he leads Portugal in the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar. He has scored 54 goals in his last 49 games for the national team and is still a captain. But there are still more goals in the tank for the Portugal star.
A recent report reveals that Cristiano Ronaldo is set to miss a game for Portugal this month. He is set to miss a FIFA World Cup qualifier against Azerbaijan on September 7 at 17:00. If he does not play in this game, he might not even appear for Portugal against Qatar in July. After that, he is scheduled to face the 2022 FIFA World Cup host, Hungary.
At the age of 16, Ronaldo won a place in Sporting CP’s youth team. He was then promoted to the first team by the first-team manager. He played in the under-16, under-17, B, and first team during the same season. A representative of Ronaldo also met Arsenal manager Gerard Houllier and Sporting CP’s Joan Laporta to discuss the possibility of a transfer. However, it was Ronaldo’s performance against Manchester United that convinced Alex Ferguson to make him a permanent signing.
After leaving the national team, Ronaldo went on to score 66 goals in 56 games for Real Madrid. The record of forty La Liga goals for a single season was broken by Lionel Messi of Barcelona in 2011; Ronaldo went on to score 46 goals in a single season for Madrid in 2012-13. In October 2015, he scored his 324th goal for Real Madrid. So far, his career has been marked by a number of achievements.
If we look at the stats of the team with Ronaldo, we can see that Benzema’s transition to goalscorer is a success story. The German averages 4.1 shots per 90 minutes, and he is the main provider of the ball for the wide forwards. Ronaldo, on the other hand, has an impressive 451 goals in all competitions. So what’s going on at the Bernabeu?
Benzema’s transition from provider to goalscorer
Benzema has been in the spotlight for his spectacular goalscoring exploits for Real Madrid this season, but his transition from provider to goalscorer is far from smooth. The 30-year-old has had a few brushes with the law during his career. In 2011, he was fined EUR18,000 for speeding in Madrid. Later, he was investigated for paying an underage prostitute. He was also accused of refusing to sing the French national anthem because he did not like it. This all painted Benzema as a villain. Thankfully, his case was dropped and he was given a one-year suspended sentence.
Benzema’s transition from goalscorer to provider at Real Madrid was a defining feature of the 2012-13 season. After partnering Cristiano Ronaldo for the better part of a decade, Benzema has been the benchmark of Madrid’s offensive play without the injured superstar. In the league alone, he is the club’s leading scorer with 42 goals in 42 matches. This season, he has surpassed Bayern Munich’s Robert Lewandowski’s previous record of fourteen goals in 10 games.
Benzema’s goal against PSG is perhaps one of the most memorable goals of the season. The Frenchman’s sublime passing skills have allowed him to score season-defining goals in the past three games. This season, Benzema has a reputation for being a great provider and a world-class goalscorer. With the ball in his feet, he often finds himself in the perfect position to strike and make a crucial impact.
During his first season in LaLiga, Benzema provided a goal in the 3-2 win over PSG. Since then, he has scored 10 of Madrid’s 14 goals. He was also the top scorer in La Liga this season, with 44 goals and 12 assists. His goal-scoring record in the Champions League has remained unblemished.
After his goal against Barcelona on 22 November, his newfound confidence and form have helped him become a key part of Real Madrid’s title hopes. In December, he has returned to form and scores three goals in their 5-1 win over Levante. While he has been plagued by Mourinho’s criticism, he has continued to make his mark as one of the most vital players for Real Madrid.
Benzema’s 4.1 shots per 90 minutes
Although Zidane didn’t specify the qualities he admired most in Benzema, he said the defender has preferred a certain shape and size. Benzema’s transformation to a conventional striker resembles Ronaldo’s shift from a left-winger. Gianluigi Buffon has called Ronaldo an «assassin» in front of goal. Benzema has had to adjust his style to fit Ronaldo.
Despite his shift from goal-scorer to provider, Benzema is still as creative as ever, as evidenced by his 12 assists this season in La Liga. His 4.1 shots per 90 minutes are up from 3.4 in the Ronaldo era, which is comparable to the number of goals he scored with Ronaldo. At this rate, Benzema has more chances to score and to create opportunities for others than ever.
Despite his sacrifices, Benzema is now a vital part of Real Madrid’s attacking style. His sacrifice may signal a change in tides. As Real Madrid’s attacking style changes, the emergence of players such as Robert Firmino and Harry Kane may signal a change in the trend. Benzema’s 4.1 shots per 90 minutes with Ronaldo is an encouraging sign.
Among Real Madrid’s current strikers, Benzema has been the target of many critics this season. With eight goals in 29 matches, Benzema is still far from matching Ronaldo’s 16-goal tally from last season and is well short of his career-high of 32 during his third season in Spain. With a few more goals in the Champions League, Benzema may eventually become the club’s most prolific player.
After a six-year exile, Benzema has stepped up his game. Since being recalled, the forward has scored nine goals in 13 caps. He even scored a brace during the Euros, helping France win the Euros. His form has improved since his ban and could even see him win the Ballon d’Or this summer. After all, the former Barcelona teammate is a true master of his art.
Real Madrid won all three of their pre-season games. The team topped Rosenborg 4-0, Deportivo La Coruna 2-0, and Marseille 3-0. Benzema’s 4.1 shots per 90 minutes with Ronaldo ranked him second in the French league. He was also named France player of the year, despite his lackluster performance against Marseille.
Real Madrid’s investment in youth
With so many young players coming through the Real Madrid system, it’s no wonder the Spanish giants are investing heavily in youth. Despite the high transfer fees they’ve incurred over the past few years, the club is steadfast in its decision to invest in youth. While the competition is fierce, Real Madrid has been quick to respond to new market opportunities. In this article, we’ll look at Real Madrid’s latest investment in youth and future stars.
The first thing we need to look at is the value of the players Real Madrid have scouted. Since the summer transfer window closed, the club made a huge investment in young players. This includes the acquisition of players such as Rodrygo, Lunin and Fede Valverde. These players now cost more than EUR60 million. In total, the club’s investment in youth has totalled EUR343 million, a significant amount for the Spanish capital.
The investment has helped Real to bring in young defenders in recent seasons. Both through transfers and the youth academy, Real have recruited some promising young defenders. One such player is Sergio Reguillon, who gave Marcelo a run for his position in the 18-19 season. Sergio has been excellent for Sevilla so far, and is currently fighting for a place alongside the likes of Marcelo and Mendy.
The new investment in youth has helped the club secure players that would otherwise have been too expensive to sign for a major club. However, the pressure of winning can get to some players, and many will eventually leave Real Madrid to pursue other careers. Regardless of their abilities, Real Madrid’s investment in youth can yield big dividends for the club. It also means that the club is avoiding an even greater investment. And this is exactly what Florentino Perez has been trying to do.
Another recent example of the club’s youth policy can be seen in the form of Martin Odegaard. Signed as a teenager, Odegaard’s performance in the first team has been a testament to the club’s investment in youth. He has been the first player to be discovered by Juni Calafat, and he has since signed others like Fede Valverde, Vinicius Jr., Rodrygo Goes, and Eder Militao.
Ronaldo’s record-breaking 451 goals
During his career, Ronaldo has become a legend. The former Portugal international has scored in a record 12 consecutive international tournaments, and his 451 goals for Real Madrid is the most in the history of football. He is also the only player to score more goals in the final half of a game than Josef Bican (759 goals in 495 appearances between 1931 and 1955).
As the world’s most prolific goal scorer, Ronaldo was instrumental in helping Real Madrid hold their ground against Barcelona in the 2013-14 Champions League. The Portuguese forward scored 17 goals during the tournament and led Real Madrid to their 10th UCL title. He also won two La Liga titles and one Copa del Rey, in addition to his record-breaking 451 goals in Real Madrid.
Cristiano Ronaldo has surpassed his own scoring record at Real Madrid. He is now the joint top scorer in the club’s history, surpassing Alfredo Di Stefano and David Beckham. The record-breaking 451 goals for Real Madrid are also his best in a single season, with 430 in a single campaign. Cristiano Ronaldo’s record-breaking 451 goals at Real Madrid will set the club’s record for most goals in a single season.
The four-time winner of the Ballon d’Or, the most prestigious football award, has been branded a ‘genius’ by critics. In 2014, Balague claimed that the Frenchman would be the first player to win five Champions Leagues. But in the end, Ronaldo won, but doubts his future at Real Madrid remain. With so many accolades to his name, it is hard to believe that the world’s greatest player is still in the process of making history.
Cristiano Ronaldo’s career at Real Madrid ended in the summer of 2018 when he signed a five-year contract with Juventus for EUR117 million. However, despite his age, the Portuguese ‘Icon’ has yet to lose his goal-scoring touch and is considering leaving the club after just one season. After all, he wants to play in the Champions League and win the Club World Cup.