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What is Cristiano Ronaldo famous for?

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Cristiano Ronaldo is a famous Portuguese soccer player. Ronaldo played forward for Manchester United in the early 2000s. In June 2009, Ronaldo started playing for Real Madrid. He also plays forward for the Portuguese national team.

ESPN FC describes how Ronaldo was part of Manchester United when that team won the Champions League in 2008, which helped win him that year's title of FIFA World Player of the Year. According to Forbes, Ronaldo became the world's most expensive soccer player when Real Madrid paid Manchester United over $140 million to transfer Ronaldo to the Madrid team in the summer of 2009.


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