Becoming a father is one of the most emotional phases of one’s life. The international soccer player, Cristiano Ronaldo became the father to a son on the June, 17th 2010. Cristiano Ronaldo’s son has been named after him as Cristiano Junior, also called as Cristiano. The name of the mother has been kept secret and Cristiano Ronaldo has the full custody of his son. Cristiano Junior was born in a hospital in Florida during the 2010 FIFA World Cup that was held in South Africa. According to the football maestro he would raise his child himself along with the help of his mother, Dolores.
There was a lot of curiosity to know who the mother was. News and reports say that the baby boy was born to a surrogate mother. The woman had been paid to remain unidentified. However it is said that the woman is a 20 year old British student. It is believed that the baby was conceived at the end of summers 2009 in San Diego. Cristiano Ronaldo was on a holiday during that time. The expected biological mother disappeared during her pregnancy, had the baby and then came back. She was paid a large sum of money to keep her name hidden even from her own family. She was made to sign a contract with the lawyers about this secrecy.
Cristiano Ronaldo’s Son
The soccer super star’s son takes after his father’s good looks. Cristiano is a cute little kid, four years of age. He has brown hair and brown eyes. He lives with his father and grandmother, Dolores in Spain. Ronaldo has always tried to give his son the love and care that a child demands.
As told by Ronaldo’s sister, they once told their nephew that his mother was dead but Ronaldo and Dolores told them not to say anything like that again. Since then, they very rarely talk about Cristiano junior’s mother with him. Ronaldo has tried to be a very responsible father. He was seen dropping his son off to school in a cheerful mood on his first day.
Cristiano Ronaldo’s Son was seen in the Ballon d’Or ceremony with his father and and was asked to walk up the stage with the soccer star to receive the award. It raised Cristiano Ronaldo’s emotions of fatherhood from the deep inside and almost brought him into tears.
Talking about his son Ronaldo once said,
My family comes first, my son is the most important thing in my life. I’d love him to follow in my footsteps and become a footballer but he can be anything he likes. It’s still a long time off to worry about that.
The news of Ronaldo’s fatherhood came as a surprise for both his fans and his then girlfriend, Irina. But she stood by Ronaldo’s decision and supported him.
The football super star holds the exclusive custody of his son. Cristiano Junior has a good popularity as he is adorable and cute. Let’s see if Cristiano Junior becomes the superstar of future and excels his father in his recognition or not.