Ronaldo: The Obsession for Perfection

By Luca Caioli

When Cristiano Ronaldo transferred to genuine Madrid for a global record-shattering £80 million in 2009, it cemented his place as the best gamers of his era.

This is the tale of the two-time Ballon d'Or winner, the 1st most effective League participant to be named FIFA international participant of the 12 months, and winnter of the 2010–2011 Golden Shoe.

Luca Caioli is a well known Italian activities journalist who crafted his attractiveness at ITV in Britain and as leader editor of Euronews television in France. He settled in Spain 5 years in the past the place he's a correspondent for SKY Italia.

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Sporting’s quantity 28 can be studying approximately introspection. ‘I have performed what I got here right here to do. In 3 of the furniture i feel I performed good yet within the different i used to be a section tired,’ he confesses. ‘It’s no longer superb when you think about what percentage video games are squeezed into any such brief area of time. ’ In all the nationwide groups, CR7 has consistently performed along just a little older team-mates. He was once fourteen while he joined the lower than 15s and 16 while he went to the lower than 17s. he's eighteen within the lower than 20s group in Toulon, the place he makes an impact correct from the beginning throughout the first fit opposed to England in Nîmes on eleven June.

That’s why he was once nicknamed ‘cry-baby’ explains Dolores. He cried and received indignant comfortably – if a team-mate didn’t go him the ball, if he or another person ignored a objective or a go, or if the workforce wasn’t enjoying how he sought after. the opposite nickname he got used to be abelhinha, ‘little bee’, simply because he by no means stopped. Like a hectic bee, he was once continually zigzagging around the pitch. Years later in Madrid, Cristiano might christen his Yorkshire Terrier with a similar identify. ‘A footballer like Ronaldo doesn’t come alongside each day,’ provides Rui Santos.

Yet it’s just a subject of hours. At 7pm they're again on his tail. After a brief nap on the Mirasierra Suites, Cristiano is able to proceed his severe first day as a true participant. He has replaced out of his carrying clothes right into a beige swimsuit and white open-necked blouse. The fanatics ready within the resort foyer supply him a rock-star’s welcome. He shakes fingers and indicators autographs earlier than moving into the automobile to visit the stadium. As they method the Bernabéu, he's surprised to work out the lengthy queues of fanatics patiently anticipating their tickets to the most occasion.

The location starts off to get a section out of hand – he's thoroughly surrounded. With the aid of the genuine Madrid defense employees, he will get off the pitch as quick as he can. however the coming-out celebration isn't really over but. The world’s press are anxiously looking ahead to him within the convention room to listen to his responses to the 1st questions about Spanish soil. the clicking convention desk is flanked by means of a human wall of photographers and cameramen. At 10. 17pm Cristiano arrives within the related outfit he wore to signal the agreement, followed through Valdano and Antonio Galeano, the club’s director of communications.

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