Ronaldo and Rooney were former close teammates at Man United. But recently they have taken actions to make this relationship worse. Careers and Private lives – how are they similar and different?
The glorious peak of Ronaldo’s career was not at Man United. But the combination of CR7 and Rooney from 2004 to 2009 is the terror of all opponents.
Together they won three Premier League titles and one Champions League title in 5 years at Old Trafford.
Ronaldo scored 118 goals in 292 matches, winning the European Golden Shoe in 2008.
When Ronaldo left Man United. He scored 450 goals for Real Madrid in just 438 games. At the same time, he has 4 Champions League titles with Los Blancos.
After that, Ronaldo won Serie A with Juventus twice, before returning to Man United.
Cristiano Ronaldo is the all-time top scorer for a national team (115 goals for Portugal). CR7 has won Euro 2016.
Meanwhile, Rooney is the all-time top scorer of the England national team, but he will lose that title to Harry Kane. Rooney is also Man United’s all-time leading goalscorer with 253 goals in 559 games.
After leaving Man United, Rooney returned to Everton, then to DC United of the US before retiring. Currently, he is working as a manager of Derby County and trying to help this team escape the danger of relegation to English Football League One.
With their reputation, the private lives of Ronaldo and Rooney are always an attractive topic for reporters and paparazzi. And of course, they have a lot of scandals.
Rooney is married to his childhood girlfriend, Coleen Mary Rooney. They grew up together in Croxteth, Liverpool, the UK from the age of 12. They married in Portofino, Italy.
Wedding broadcast exclusively by OK! Magazine. The magazine spent £2.5 million on the copyright contract. Rooney and his wife have 4 sons:
- Kai Rooney,
- Cass Mac Rooney,
- Kit Joseph Rooney,
- Klay Anthony Rooney.
Rooney’s wife, Coleen, appeared in “Rooney” – an Amazon Prime documentary. This documentary was about the couple’s romance, as well as the deceptions in their relationship.
Meanwhile, Ronaldo used to have relationships with many beautiful women. The most prominent was Russian supermodel Irina Shayk (2009–2015).
Currently, Ronaldo is still attached to Georgina Rodriguez.
The Argentine-Spanish beauty was originally just a clothing saleswoman, who changed her life to enter the aristocracy. She has a contract with the fashion brand PrettyLittleThing and is a brand ambassador along with Kourtney Kardashian and Molly-Mae Hague. In addition, Georgina Rodriguez was also the star of the reality TV series on Netflix called “I Am Georgina”.
Like the Rooney family, Ronaldo also has many children. Currently, Georgina is pregnant with twins.
Before that, Ronaldo had 4 children:
- Cristiano Ronaldo Jr.,
- Alana Martina dos Santos Aveiro,
- Eva Maria Dos Santos,
- Mateo Ronaldo
In which, only Alana Martina dos Santos Aveiro is the child of Georgina and Ronaldo.
Rooney has a total fortune of about 122 million pounds, while Ronaldo has 363 million pounds.
After four years, the Rooney family has finally moved into a £20 million mansion in Cheshire, UK. It’s called ‘Mini-Versailles’ with six bedrooms, 40 acres.
It features a TV lounge, bar, liquor store, billiards room, cinema, gym, hot tub, swimming pool, plunge pool, and steam room.
There are also two elevators – one for family use and one for visitors. Outside it has stables, a garage with room for six cars, and two man-made fishing ponds.
Rooney has a £150,000 Land Rover in his car collection. His old Lamborghini Gallardo from 2007 was recently listed on Autotrader.
Meanwhile, Ronaldo has returned to Manchester and rented a mansion that once belonged to Andy Cole. His crown jewel, however, is in Marbella, Spain.
In 2019, Ronaldo is said to have spent £1.4 million on a resort in the Costa del Sol, Málaga, Spain.
This area is known as ‘The Superstars Cul-De-Sac’ because many famous people live here. UFC star Conor McGregor also owns a property in the area.
Ronaldo’s villa has 4 bedrooms, a dome, and beautiful sea views. It has a golf course, LED-lit driveway, private gym, indoor cinema, and infinity pool.
Ronaldo also bought a luxury yacht worth £5.5m and a private jet worth £20m.
The car collection is worth 17 million pounds. Including £8.5 million Bugatti Centodieci. Recently, he drove a £200,000 Aston Martin DBS Superleggera to Manchester United’s Carrington.
Both were mentioned in the famous “Winkergate” incident – when Ronaldo winked at the camera after Rooney received a red card during the 2006 World Cup quarter-final between England and Portugal.
Two years before that time, Rooney appeared in the press after admitting to having sex with a prostitute after being caught on CCTV when he went to a brothel. Rooney paid £45 to an elderly call girl.
“Up to now, I feel stupid when I go to massage parlors and prostitutes,” Rooney said.
“I deeply regret it and hope people can understand that it was a mistake when I was young and stupid. I was very young and immature at the time.”
In 2008, prostitute Jennifer Thompson claimed she and her co-worker Helen Wood were being paid £1000 each to threesome with Rooney. While his wife Coleen Rooney was 5 months pregnant.
Nearly 10 years later, Rooney was arrested by police for drunk driving after partying with prostitute Laura Simpson.
In America, Rooney drank with a girl named Vicki Rosiek. Nothing happened.
Last year, Rooney posed with a group of young women sleeping in a hotel. Nothing happens.
Meanwhile, Ronaldo has a lengthy lawsuit, related to his rape of Kathryn Mayorga. The case has taken place in Las Vegas, USA since 2009 and has not been resolved.