The Challenges Of Ronaldo's Life In Soccer

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Ronaldo's parents were poor and unfortunately he was faced with many challenges such as being born into poverty. Even though he was poor, Ronaldo's family raised him as a good humble boy. Not only that, but he was expelled from school, and didn’t have many friends as a kid because he was poor, but Ronaldo overcome these obstacles by persisting, he could have easily given up but decided not to, so he played soccer. Ronaldo was so good at soccer that he joined a professional soccer club at the end of the 1990s. After that, his soccer career began. “Scoring goals is a great feeling, but the most important thing to me is that the team is successful – it doesn’t matter who scores the goals as long as we’re winning” (Ronaldo, n.d.). This quote shows how humble Ronaldo is, and that he is a team player. In his teens his goal was to train and work hard to eventually play professional soccer. A couple years later, in 2002 he joined a better soccer club called the Sporting Clube de Portugal which means the Sporting Club of Portugal. At the club nobody thought he was going to play professional soccer, because he was too small and bony, but they were very impressed with his fast dribbling and his footwork. Instead…show more content…
Tons of people knew him for his hard work and even the Portugal daily news wrote amazing stuff about him. "Competitive, hard-nosed English football gave a growing Ronaldo endurance and toughness that made him nearly unstoppable once combined with his tremendous speed and agility(Eduardo Correia and Pedro C. Garcia n.d.)." In Ronaldo's first national tournament in 2004 he got two goals. A year after he was recognized by the Fédération Internationale des Associations de Footballeurs Professionals for the special young year award. Then in the world cup of 2006 he was selected for the team to represent his country, in the tournament he got his first goal against Iran and his team won two to

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