Cristiano Ronaldo how he persevered

By: Anthony Contreras

About him


Cristiano was born on February 5th,1985, in Funchal, Madeira, Portugal. He lived in a small tin shack which overlooked the ocean. His life was full of hardship he had a really rough start at the beginning. When he was 15 he had a heart disease which is called “racing heart” or tachycardia that is to have a greater heart beat than normal. When he was older he won a lot of awards which he celebrated in triumph.

His disease

At the age of 15 Ronaldo was diagnosed with a disease called "racing heart" . That means that he would have a greater heartbeat than a normal person would. Later his family mustered up the money and underwent surgery which then cured the " racing heart".
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