In the first ever FIFPro awards was voted the special young player of the year award.
Cristiano was first spotted by former Liverpool F.C manager Gerrard Houllier at the age of 16.
Became the most expensive teenager in Britain in 2003.
He was born into a poor family on the Portuguese island of Madeira off the Morrocan coast.
Made his full Manchester United debut against Wolves in August 2003.
Has appeared in a Suzuki TV advert.
Was named in the UEFA Team of the year 2004.
Was named the PFA's player of the month for March. (April 2006)
His idol is Luis Figo.
His parents names are Maria Dolores dos Santos Aveiro and Jose Diniz Aveiro.
His house was robbed. Among the things that got stolen were his jewellery and his car.
Starting playing for his local football side Nacional.
Flew to Indonesia to visit the areas affected by the tsunami and raised over 1 billion rupiah by auctioning off his personal sports gear.
His career honors include FA Cup winner (2004) Euro 2004 finalist (2004) UEFA Team of the Year (2004) FA Cup finalist (2005) FIFPro Special Young Player of the Year (2005)
Was selected for the Portuguese Olympic football team for 2004.
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