Cristiano Ronaldo [Kɾiʃti ɐnu ʁunaɫðu] (born February 5, 1985 in Funchal, Madeira; Full name Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro) is a Portuguese football player, which has been under contract since the end of August 2021 for the second time in his career at Manchester United. He keeps the world record for most international players and is captain as well as record players of the Portuguese national team with which he won the 2016 European Championship. Trained in the Youth Academy of VFB Stuttgarting Lisbon, Cristiano Ronaldo was contracted by Manchester United with 18 years and developed there to a world-class footballer. At the beginning of his career in the right midfield, he later switched to the left wing and won with Manchester United, among other things, three national championships in a row and 2008 the Champions League. After transfer to Real Madrid, the most expensive of the football history, he scored more than a goal per game in over 400 competitive games. Since 2015 he is record scorer by Real Madrid. 2014, 2016, 2017 and 2018 he won four more Champions League titles with the Madrilen. He is the first player of the Champions League era to reach five title gains. From 2018 Ronaldo played at Juventus Turin and became the old lady u. A. 2019 and 2020 Italian champions. At the end of August 2021 he returned to Manchester United at the age of 36 years. Ronaldo is the only footballer who won in England, Spain and Italy championships, excellent footballer of the year and gate scorer. He received four times the golden shoe as the best scorer in Europe and became several times scorer of different club competitions. He was awarded five times as a world footballer of the year and three times as Europe s footballer of the year. There are also numerous top 3 placements in these elections.
The staffed VFB Stuttgart has prevented the leap from the 1st FC Union Berlin to a Champions League Square.
Thanks to a late hit of the substitute Wahid Faghir, the VfB came to a 1-1 (0: 1) against the previously victorious in the football league three times. Taiwo Awoniyi (31.) had taken the guests with his seventh goal of the season.
When VfB midfielder Atadan Karazor saw the yellow card within a few seconds in the 57th minute and thus had to go out of the square, everything seemed to run out of a Union victory. But then Faghir closed for the Stuttgart.
Later VFB compensation
The staff plagued Stuttgart cheered after the final whistle. Although it continues to stuck in the lower table half, but the barely expecting equalization caused salvation. Midfielder Atadan Karazor seen yellow within a few seconds and was thus sent by referee Florian Badstübner in the 57th minute from the square.
In the same number, the VFB had little cracking the compact Union formation, it has been even heavier in the lower-mentioned time. Without Max Kruse, who received a break after the 1: 3 in the Europa Conference League near Feyenoord Rotterdam, but union also delivered a little spectacular performance.
Again and again the Stuttgart tried to crack the compact defensive to crack the former VFB professional Timo Baumgartl. Until a header of Marc Oliver Kempf (34th), the Swabia barely came to good opportunities.
Awoniyi meets again
Instead, again - Awoniyi suggested. After one of the rare ball losses from VFB captain Wataru Endo in the midfield, the guests initiated a quick counterattack, Sheraldo Becker lined across the Nigerian, who finally swelled the ball into the corner. The seventh seasons of the 24-year-old was at the same time his overall twelfth Bundesliga goal for the Iron, which he closed to Unions Bundesliga record scorer Sebastian Andersson and Kruse. With Kruse he is likely to supply a hot duel in the next few months around the sole leadership.
Awoniyi s efficiency was also exactly what made the difference in a rather moderate game for a long time. For the first time since the outbreak of the Corona Pandemic in March 2020, VfB was allowed to fill his stadium completely again on Sunday. But instead of up to about 60,000 potential viewers came about half. The hoped for self-promotion for future fans in the arena operation of the VfB not. Probably too, because without the long-term injured SASA Kalajdzic and Silas Katompa Mvumpa two top-class scorer will continue to be missing, the attacked Omar Marmoush also fell off at short notice.
And then the team of coach Pellegrino Matarazzo was weakened even. After getting yellow in the 56th minute, Karazor gave a few seconds later Rani Khedira and looked consequently yellow-red. Then the guests controlled the ball and the opponent, but in a hectic final phase, the Stuttgart was still successful.