Cristiano Ronaldo Jr. is the eldest son of Portuguese football superstar Cristiano Ronaldo. Like father like son, Cristiano Jr. is totally his mini-me! The lad has already started getting media attention at a very young age. But who really is this young man? Now meet Cristiano Ronaldo’s extraordinary son (CR7 JUNIOR).
5. The kid is already a skilled footballer like his father
Cristiano Jr has inherited his father’s passion for football. The young lad has taken that even further by ending the season for his school team as a top scorer, the ‘Pichichi’. At just seven-years-old, CR7 Jr has been nicknamed “El Bichito” linking his tender age to the scoring title. His grandma, Cristiano’s mom, said: “The son of a fish knows how to swim.”
4. Ronaldo Junior is a huge Messi fan
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Ronaldo’s s son has revealed himself as a huge Lionel Messi fan. Junior met Messi for the first time at the 2012 Ballon d’Or awards ceremony. The pair then met again at the FIFA Best award bash when Ronaldo said: “He watches a video on the internet of all of us and he talks about you.”
3. The mother controversies
Cristiano Ronaldo Jr. was born on June 17, 2010, in San Diego, California, United States. The father, Cristiano, announced that he had full custody of the child and would not be publicly revealing the identity of his son’s mother. But the Portuguese footballer reportedly had a one-night stand with an American waitress during his Manchester United days.
After the woman realized that she was pregnant, Juventus star took responsibility as abortion was not an option, with the woman being a Catholic. However, Ronaldo reportedly paid her 10 million pounds to gain full custody of his son. He asked her to keep her identity a secret, as well as never to contact Ronaldo Jr.