Cristiano Ronaldo is one of the most successful footballers in the world.

Since arriving on the world stage and Manchester United in 2003, the Portuguese star has scored over 330 career league goals and has achieved most things in world football.

Here’s 15 facts you may not have known about the Real Madrid striker.

1. Naughty Ronaldo


At the age of 14, Cristiano was expelled from school for throwing a chair at his teacher.

The incident made his mother realise the Portuguese youngster should focus on football rather than education.

2. Spotted


Whilst playing in a match against Manchester United for Sporting Lisbon, Ronaldo was spotted by Sir Alex Ferguson.

The United boss put the plans into action minutes after the final whistle.