Cristiano Ronaldo on his arrival at Real Madrid in 2009 Cristiano Ronaldo scored 179 goals in 178 matches, Cristiano Ronaldo was born 5 February 1985 in Funchal, and took his first steps as an elite player with Sporting Portugal. in 2009, with Real Madrid began after a period of triumph with Manchester United. Madrid as a player, he won a La Liga, Copa del Rey and Supercopa of Spain, made his debut in Madrid August 29, 2009 in a 3-2 win against Deportivo at the Santiago Bernabéu his first goal for Real Madrid during the match.