How tall is Cristiano Ronaldo?

While athletes like LeBron James and Tom Brady are well-known in the United States, Cristiano Ronaldo is a globally renowned football player. Ronaldo’s role extends beyond the field, involving maintaining peak physical condition for competition. This raises many questions among fans about the football star. One common inquiry is about Ronaldo’s height. Let’s explore.

How tall is Cristiano Ronaldo?

Cristiano Ronaldo stands at 6 feet 1.62 inches (187cm). Compared to the average height of Portuguese individuals 5 feet 7.32 inches (171cm), Ronaldo stands out. His stature is also above the average height in England and the United States.

Ronaldo is 18cm taller than his long-time rival Lionel Messi (5 ft 6.54 inches or approximately 1.69 meters) but shorter than his former Manchester United teammate, Paul Pogba (6ft 3.19in or about 1.91meters). To visualize Ronaldo’s height, you can imagine it as equivalent to stacking 8.5 Premier League soccer balls on top of each other.

While Ronaldo’s height surpasses the average in many countries, it doesn’t make him the tallest football player globally. Goalkeepers Gianluigi Donnarumma of Italy and Thibaut Courtois of Belgium hold that title with heights of 1.96 meters (6 ft 5.19 in) and 2 meters (6 ft 6.74 in), respectively.

Ronaldo’s ideal height has contributed to his impressive jumping ability, allowing him to outmaneuver opponents in aerial duels. In 2019, he reached a height of 2.56 meters (8 ft 4.8 in) to score a header for Juventus against Sampdoria. Throughout his career, Ronaldo has scored over 100 goals with his head, constituting about a quarter of his international goals for Portugal.

Cristiano Ronaldo stands at 6 feet 1.62 inches (187cm)

Cristiano Ronaldo stands at 6 feet 1.62 inches (187cm).

How much does Cristiano Ronaldo weigh?

Ronaldo typically maintains his weight around 136,3 – 187.4 Pounds (80 – 85kg). This weight, combined with his height, reflects his body mass index consistently within the standard range. Observing the physique of this handsome footballer, you can see that Ronaldo has a very low body fat percentage. It is estimated that his body fat percentage is only around 7 – 8%.

Player Ronaldo’s Biography

The full name of the player Ronaldo is Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro. He was born on February 5, 1985, in Santo Antonio, a neighborhood near Funchal, Madeira. He goes by various nicknames such as CR7, Cris, Ron, Ronnie, Sultan Of The Stepover. He also used to be nicknamed Abelhinha because during his time at Sporting Lisbon, he was small but very fast.

The football clubs he has been a part of include Sporting CP B and Sporting CP (2002 – 2003); Manchester United (2003 – 2009); Real Madrid (2009 – 2018); Juventus (2018 – 2022) and Manchester United (2021 – 2022); Al Nassr (2023 ~).

Cristiano Ronaldo in the Portuguese jersey.

Cristiano Ronaldo in the Portuguese jersey.

Some of Ronaldo’s Achievements

Throughout his football career, Ronaldo has consistently strived for excellence, resulting in numerous individual and team accomplishments. This has contributed to his global fame as a football player.

Some of the individual achievements Ronaldo has attained include:

  • FIFA Ballon d’Or/The Best FIFA Men’s Player: 2008, 2013, 2014, 2016, 2017
  • FIFA Men’s Player of the Year: 2008, 2016, 2017
  • European Golden Shoe: 2007 – 2008, 2010 – 2011, 2013 – 2014, 2014 – 2015
  • PFA Players’ Player of the Year: 2006 – 2007
  • Premier League Player of the Season: 2006 – 2007, 2007 – 2008
  • Premier League Golden Boot: 2007 – 2008
  • Trofeo Alfredo Di Stefano: 2010 – 2011, 2013 – 2014, 2014 – 2015
  • La Liga Best Player: 2013 – 2014
  • Portuguese Footballer of the Year: 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2022
  • Serie A Best Player: 2019, 2020
  • Golden Foot: 2020
  • Capocannoniere (Serie A Top Scorer): 2020 – 2021

Some of the Collective Achievements of Ronaldo:

Sporting CP – Supertaça Cândido de Oliveira: 2002

Manchester United

  • FA Cup: 2003 – 2004
  • Football League Cup: 2005 – 2006, 2008 – 2009
  • Premier League: 2006 – 2007, 2007 – 2008, 2008 – 2009
  • FA Community Shield: 2007
  • UEFA Champions League: 2007 – 2008
  • FIFA Club World Cup: 2008

Real Madrid

  • Copa del Rey: 2010 – 2011, 2013 – 2014
  • La Liga: 2011 – 2012, 2016 – 2017
  • Supercopa de España: 2012, 2017
  • UEFA Champions League: 2013 – 2014, 2015 – 2016, 2016 – 2017, 2017 – 2018
  • UEFA Super Cup: 2014, 2017
  • FIFA Club World Cup: 2014, 2016, 2017

Juventus

  • Serie A: 2018 – 2019, 2019 – 2020
  • Coppa Italia: 2020 – 2021
  • Supercoppa Italiana: 2018, 2020

Al Nassr

  • Arab Club Champions Cup: 2023

Portugal U20

  • Toulon Tournament: 2003

Portugal

  • UEFA European Championship: 2016
  • UEFA Nations League: 2018 – 2019

Read more: How tall is Lionel Messi?

Ronaldo’s Marital Status

Ronaldo’s romantic life has also been a noteworthy aspect. He has been romantically linked with several actresses and models. From 2016 until now, he has found happiness with the Spanish model, Georgina Rodriguez.

His impressive height has been an advantage in many matches. To achieve that, he also requires dedicated training both physically and technically on the football field. If you’re curious about the height of any other players, don’t forget to follow and explore with us.

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