The name ronaldo was added to cristiano s name in honour of his father s favourite movie actor ronald reagan who was u s. He is better known as the father of world renowned football player cristiano ronaldo.
He served as a soldier in his country s war against angola.
Cristiano ronaldo father country. As a result he missed his son winning five champions league titles five ballon d or awards and. Ronaldo s father josé dinis aveiro was the equipment manager for the local club andorinha. José dinis aveiro was a portuguese municipal gardener.
He passed away in 2005 just two years after ronaldo headed to england and manchester united. Though josé dinis aveiro did not live long enough to see his son achieve incredible feats in the world of football he did introduce ronaldo to the game. José dinis aveiro was a portuguese war veteran and the father of famous footballer cristiano ronaldo.
President at the time of cristiano s birth at age 15 ronaldo was diagnosed with a heart condition that necessitated surgery but he was sidelined only briefly and made.