Cristiano Ronaldo started his career at Sporting Lisbon and after a long career, he will be serving his second spell at Manchester United.
Throughout his career, Ronaldo has played under many different managers, he has also won many achievements with different lines of managers.
The 90MiN editor will summarize 15 managers who have coached Ronaldo so far.
Cristiano Ronaldo started his career at Sporting Lisbon club. He played under Boloni and showed great potential.
Under Boloni, Ronaldo played 31 times and managed to score five goals and six assists. He also won the Supertaca Candido de Oliveira with Sporting Lisbon in 2002.
Under Ferguson, Ronaldo developed into the best player in the world. Ronaldo played 292 games for Manchester United and scored 118 goals and 73 assists.
CR7 also won many achievements at Manchester United, such as three Premier League titles, one FA Cup, two League Cups, one Community Shield, one Champions League and one Club World Cup.
In 2009, Ronaldo decided to leave for Real Madrid, and he played under Manuel Pellegrini. Ronaldo played in 35 games and managed to score 33 goals and 12 assists.
Unfortunately his first season at Real Madrid didn’t go smoothly as they failed to win a trophy.
Jose Mourinho came in 2010 to replace Manuel Pellegrini at Real Madrid and Real Madrid’s achievements are growing.
Under Mourinho, Ronaldo played 164 games and managed to score 168 goals and 49 assists. He also managed to win a La Liga title, a Supercopa de Espana Cup and a Copa Del Rey.
Still at Real Madrid, Ronaldo was then coached by Carlo Ancelotti. Under the Italian manager, Ronaldo played 101 games and scored 112 goals and 47 assists.
In that period, he won a Copa Del Rey title, a Champions League trophy, a UEFA Super Cup and a Club World Cup.
Rafael Benitez replaces Carlo Ancelotti at Real Madrid and is expected to continue the club’s success. However, he did not manage to get a big title during Benitez’s coaching period.
Unfortunately things did not go well, with Ronaldo playing just 24 games and scoring 25 goals and assisting eight under Benitez before the manager was sacked.
Zidane then came to the rescue of Real Madrid’s season in early 2016. Los Blancos’ performance improved and Ronaldo played a total of 114 games, scoring 112 goals and providing 30 assists under Zidane.
Real Madrid won many great achievements, such as three Champions Leagues, one La Liga title, one Supercopa de Espana Cup, two UEFA Super Cup trophies and two Club World Cups.
Ronaldo played under Maurizio Sarri for one season at Juventus in 2018/19. He played 46 games and managed to score 37 goals and nine assists.
Under the manager, Ronaldo only managed to win Serie A and failed in other competitions.
Andrea Pirlo has replaced Sarri at Juventus and is expected to make a positive change in terms of performance. Ronaldo played in 44 games under Pirlo and managed to score 36 goals and six assists.
Unfortunately Juventus failed to win the Serie A title under Pirlo and only managed to win one Coppa Italia and one Supercoppa Italiana.
Ronaldo played under Allegri for two terms. The first period was when he only came to Juventus in 2018 and the second period was in the summer of 2021.
Under Allegri, Ronaldo played 44 times and managed to score 28 goals and 11 assists. He also managed to win a Serie A title and a Supercoppa Italiana.
Ronaldo is back at Manchester United this season and he will be coached by former team-mate Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.
Despite being at the end of his career, Ronaldo still has an extraordinary level of play.
Cristiano Ronaldo has played in a total of 180 matches for the Portugal national team so far. In his early international career until now, he managed to score 111 goals and set various incredible records.
He made his career debut in the Portugal senior team under coach Luiz Felipe Scolari in 2003.
Carlos Queiroz replaced Scolari in 2008 as coach of the Portugal national team. Under the coach, Ronaldo was named the captain of the Portugal national team.
He was also able to maintain his sharpness despite carrying the burden of being a captain. Unfortunately Portugal did not manage to achieve impressive feats under Queiroz.
After the Queiroz era ended, Paulo Bento came to fill the position of coach of the Portuguese national team. But just like the previous coach, Paulo Bento failed to lift Portugal’s achievements.
Ronaldo et al had to be eliminated in the group stage of the 2014 World Cup.
Fernando Santos came to improve Portugal’s performance in 2014. This was the right decision because under his leadership Portugal won the 2016 European Cup.
Ronaldo also managed to become Portugal’s all-time leading goalscorer under Fernando Santos. Until now Santos is still in charge of the Portugal national team.