Do you know who is C. Ronaldo named after? Is it Brazillian Ronaldo?

Having been the same name as another legendary player, it is interesting to know how his name came to be.

One obvious  guess as to what inspired the Portuguese forward's name is Brazillian legend, Ronaldo. However, that's not the case. So what is it?

It was Cristiano's late father who named him and he named his son after his favorite actor. So who is this actor?

Cristiano Ronaldo is named after late 40th US President and actor, Ronald Reagan. He was Cristiano's dad' favorite actor.

Seems like Ronaldo's dad wanted him to become an actor, but fate had other ideas and we are all so grateful to witness greatness, isn't it ?!

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