1. When soccer player Cristiano Ronaldo was asked to donate his cleats for a charity auction benefiting a 10-month-old child suffering from a brain disorder that can lead to 30 seizures a day, Ronaldo paid the full $83K cost of the surgery for young Erik Ortiz Cruz
5. Cristiano Ronaldo credits his success to an old team mate, Albert Fantrau, who intentionally passed up an easy goal so that Ronaldo could attend a soccer (football) academy in his place. Albert gave up soccer after that match, and is now unemployed.