Cristiano Ronaldo Inspired Movies
Cristiano Ronaldo is arguably one of the best soccer players that the world has seen. Together with Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo has dominated in the past 10 years with the highest individual accolade in world soccer (Balon D'or) being shared by only him and Lionel Messi in the last 10 years!
As is to be expected, the brilliance of Cristiano Ronaldo on the pitch as well as his personal story of rising to stardom from humble beginnings has lured many movie directors to come up with movies that tell the Ronaldo story.
Below, we explore the best Cristiano Ronaldo movies that have been released thus far. Before we go into the full details, just remember that some of the movies on this list require a subscription to watch them, but if you don’t have the funds, you can always buy lottery tickets online to get some additional cash.
Ronaldo is a documentary film that follows the life of Cristiano Ronaldo. The movie was created and directed by Anthony Wonke and it was released late in 2015. The movie does not focus on a particular period in time in the life of Cristiano Ronaldo but rather follows his story from the time he was born (5 February 1985) to 2015 (the year the movie was released).
Those looking to watch the movie can expect to hear the man himself talk about his life history from the time he grew up in the dusty suburbs of Madeira, Portugal to the time he made his big break when he signed up for Sporting CP. Apart from Cristiano Ronaldo himself talking about his highs and lows, viewers can also expect to hear the Ronaldo story from his mother Maria Dolores dos Santos Aveiro, his sisters Elma and Cátia Aveiro as well as his brother Hugo.
Cristiano Ronaldo: The World at His Feet (2014)
Cristiano Ronaldo: The World at His Feet is a movie which was released in 2014. Though the movie itself is wholly about Cristiano Ronaldo, Ronaldo himself does not feature in the movie. Rather, a Ronaldo look alike, Benedict Cumberbatch plays the role of Cristiano Ronaldo. Benedict Cumberbatch takes viewers on a long journey illustrating how Ronaldo rose from humble beginnings on the island of Madeira to living the good life in the bustling streets of Madrid (now Turin). While the movie itself follows the life history of Ronaldo from birth, a major focus centres around his time at Real Madrid. The movies explore how Cristiano Ronaldo used to spend much of his days during his time in Madrid.
Ronaldo: Tested to the Limit (2011)
Ronaldo: Tested to the Limit is a documentary about Cristiano Ronaldo released in 2011. As suggested by the title, this movie is all about testing all the things which make Ronaldo a superathlete that he is. In the movie, Ronaldo is given a few tests in order to demonstrate his baffling power and immense speed. Taking free kicks against walls of glass, Ronaldo is able to show the world that it’s not just human walls that he can score against, he also does have the power to score against walls of glass! In the movie, Ronaldo also takes on elite sprinters in a move which demonstrates that he is as good an athlete as he is a footballer.