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eBook Public Profiles: Cristiano Ronaldo, 1st Edition

  • Published By: New York Times Educational Pub
  • ISBN-10: 1642820148
  • ISBN-13: 9781642820140
  • DDC: 796.334092
  • Grade Level Range: 7th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 224 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2019 | Published/Released February 2019
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2019
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Overview

Cristiano Ronaldo is among the most famous and accomplished soccer players of all time, but his public image and playing style at times have been a source of controversy. This in-depth volume explores Ronaldo's athletic career, chronicling sports coverage of his time on the field, alongside news stories reporting on his personal life and role as a public figure. In doing so, it offers the soccer fan and the general reader alike a glimpse into what it means to be a star athlete in our times, with a public eye examining and criticizing your every success and setback

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Introduction.
Early Career: Sporting CP and Manchester United.
1: Ronaldo's Toughest Move.
2: ‘Made in Sporting’: Lisbon Club's Youth Academy Sets It Apart.
3: The Rain and the Minutes Pelt Down.
4: Ronaldo Struts Across Big Stage.
5: Dazzling Ronaldo Leaves Arsenal Gasping for Air.
6: Ronaldo Is Bound for Madrid.
7: Ronaldo to Join Real Madrid for Record Price.
8: Ronaldo Leaves His Old Team in Awe.
Reaching New Heights: Real Madrid.
9: Madrid and Ronaldo Give Happiness a Chance.
10: Spain Deserves Appreciation, Not Criticism.
11: Flash of Red Leaves United Speechless.
12: A Top Performance Before the Clásico.
13: A Victory for Haves (Real) vs. Have-Nots (Roma).
14: Real Madrid Wins Ugly in an Un-Classic Barcelona Clásico.
15: Real Madrid's Emergency Strategy: Leave It to Cristiano Ronaldo.
16: Portugal vs. Wales Represents More Than Ronaldo Against Bale.
17: Reprise of ’14 Final Has Repeat Result: Real Madrid Wins Championship.
18: Real Madrid, Hard to Define, Firms Its Stamp on Champions League.
National Identity: Playing for Portugal.
19: After Slump, Ronaldo's Goals Come in Bunches.
20: Without Ronaldo, No Chance at All.
21: Ronaldo's Latest Masterpiece Puts Portugal in Semifinals.
22: Despite a Hex, Ronaldo Works Magic.
23: Still Waiting to See Cristiano Ronaldo's Brilliance.
24: Portugal Beats Wales at Euro 2016 and Gets Another Shot at Glory.
25: Cristiano Ronaldo, Quiet Superstar, Can Win Portugal's Heart with Euros Title.
26: At Euro 2016 Final, Portugal Loses Ronaldo but Defeats France.
Ronaldo versus Messi.
27: Genius Has Company in Messi and Ronaldo.
28: Messi and Ronaldo: 2 Stars in Their Own Universe.
29: Ronaldo and Messi Reign in Spain.
30: Champions League Final May Settle Ronaldo-Messi Debate.
31: Ronaldo May Look Like the Best, but There Is Someone Better.
32: Messi Named FIFA's Top Player for Fourth Year in a Row.
33: In European Soccer, World Cup Is One of Many Priorities.
34: Ronaldo Dethrones Messi as World Player of Year.
Controversies and Challenges.
35: Cristiano Ronaldo Banned Five Games for Shoving Referee.
36: A Victory for Portugal, but a Disappointment for Ronaldo.
37: Dear Ronaldo: It Isn't All About You.
38: ‘Ronaldo Is the Most Annoying’.
39: When a Soccer Star Falls, It May Be Great Acting.
40: In Europe, Young, Gifted and Limping.
41: Ronaldo, Under Fire, Strikes Quickly Before Slipping Away.
Athlete or Celebrity?.
42: Real Madrid Fans’ Generational Divide.
43: After World Cup, It's Worlds Apart for Top Players.
44: How Superstars’ Pay Stifles Everyone Else.
45: 3 Modern Soccer Gods and One Bad Apple.
46: Poparazzi: The Manly Business of Gossip.
47: Nice Goal! How'd You Like to Be a Model?.
48: In 2017, Many Athletes Found Their Voices.
49: Ronaldo . . . for the Defense.
50: European Stars to Play for Charity.
51: Ronaldo on Track to Eclipse Beckham's Riches.
52: With Fame Comes Power for Global Sports Stars.
Glossary.
Media Literacy Terms.
Media Literacy Questions.
Citations.
Index.