See How Cristiano Ronaldo Celebrated His 38th Birthday

Chukwudi Onyewuchi
Cristiano Ronaldo
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A few days ago, soccer icon Cristiano Ronaldo celebrated a new milestone as he clocked 38. To mark the occasion, the Portuguese legend, considered one of the best players in the sport's history, took to Instagram to share some lovely photos. Here are the details.

Cristiano Clocked 38

On February 5, 2023, Cristiano celebrated his 38th birthday and received many birthday wishes and gifts. To express his gratitude for the immense love he received, the Al-Nassr striker took to social media with a heartfelt message.

Cristiano Thanked His Fans For The Love 

Ronaldo in action for Portugal
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Cristiano thanked everyone for all the birthday messages he received, adding that he was grateful to have spent the whole day with his family and friends. The write-up was accompanied by pictures of the icon celebrating his special day.

Cristiano Poses With Friends And Family 

In one of the photos, Cristiano posed with his friends and family, including his son Cristiano Ronaldo Jr. and his partner, Georgina Rodriguez. The group had three huge cakes in front of them while they smiled heartily for the camera.

Instagram Users Reacted To The Post 

Cristiano Ronaldo posing with kids
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Shortly after Cristiano shared the post, millions of Instagram users reacted, with over 160,000 dropping comments. Also, professional boxer, Anthony Joshua, and other sporting icons and celebrities shared their heartfelt wishes.

Cristiano Left Manchester United

Cristiano Ronaldo in Manchester United colors
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Cristiano's 38th birthday came a few months after the legend's acrimonious departure from the English soccer side, Manchester United. The star had criticized the club during an interview with Piers Morgan, after which his contract with the club was terminated by mutual consent.

Cristiano Became The Highest Paid Earner In Sports 

Cristiano Ronaldo in Al Nassr colors
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Following his departure from the club, Cristiano chose to sign for the Saudi Arabian Club side Al-Nassr. Upon joining the club, Cristiano became the highest-paid earner in sport as he signed a deal worth £175,000,000 ($187,738,250) yearly. The contract is expected to run until June 2025.

Cristiano Scored His First Goal 

Since joining Al-Nassr, Cristiano has been at the top of his game. Last week, the soccer player netted his first goal for the team, during an away match against Al-Fateh.

Cristiano Helped His Team Secure A Draw

Although it took Cristiano three games to get off the mark, he scored a penalty in the 93rd minute to bring his team level in the match. The match ended with both teams taking home a point each after a 2-2 scoreline.

Al-Nassr's Next Match 

Al Nassr club logo
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Meanwhile, Cristiano's fans might see him in action on Thursday during Al-Nassr's next match against Al-Wehda. Until then, Al-Nassr will continue to occupy the number one spot on the league table, ahead of Al-Shabab and Al-Ittihad only on goal difference.