Cristiano Ronaldo, 1st Edition

  • Gail B. Stewart
  • Published By: Lucent Press (Rosen)
  • ISBN-10: 142051329X
  • ISBN-13: 9781420513295
  • DDC: 796.334092
  • Grade Level Range: 7th Grade - 10th Grade
  • 104 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2015 | Published/Released July 2015
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2015

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This title in Lucent's People in the News series details the life of soccer player Cristiano Ronaldo. The early chapters talks about the difficulties he faced growing up poor in Mederia, but how as a young child was discovered to be a soccer phenom. Ronaldo was forced to live apart from his family at the early age of ten so that he could pursue his dream of becoming a professional soccer player and he has developed into one of the most popular and richest soccer players in the world.

Features and Benefits

  • Offering insight into the lives of people who have made an impact in the modern era, People in the News volumes are sure to be of interest to students researching current topics and popular culture.
  • Through quotations from the individual profiled as well as from friends, supporters, and critics, readers learn how these men and women view themselves as well as how other regard them.
  • Each book in this series includes sidebars, photographs, annotated bibliographies, timelines, and comprehensive indexes.

Table of Contents

Introduction: "The Very, Very Best in the World".
Chapter 1: An Island Childhood.
Chapter 2: Club Soccer.
Chapter 3: The Most Expensive Teenager in Britain.
Chapter 4: A Move to Spain.
Chapter 5: Expanding his Reach.