Ronaldo (film)

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Ronaldo 2015 film poster.png
Theatrical release poster
Directed byAnthony Wonke
Produced byPaul Martin
StarringCristiano Ronaldo
Music byWalter Mair
  • Mike Eley
  • Neil Harvey
  • On the Corner Films
  • We Came We Saw We Conquered Studios
  • Mediapro
Distributed byUniversal Pictures
Release date
  • November 9, 2015 (2015-11-09) (United Kingdom)
Running time
92 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom
  • English
  • Portuguese

Ronaldo is a 2015 British documentary film directed by Anthony Wonke. It follows the life and career of Portuguese professional footballer Cristiano Ronaldo. The film was released worldwide on 9 November 2015.[1][2] A trailer for the film was released on 28 September 2015.[3]


Directed by Anthony Wonke and executive-produced by Asif Kapadia, who directed Senna (2010) and Amy (2015), documentaries depicting the lives and deaths of Brazilian racing driver Ayrton Senna and English singer-songwriter Amy Winehouse respectively, Ronaldo was shot over the course of 14 months with the film-makers gaining access to Ronaldo's private life and inner circle of friends, family and team-mates. The film was shot in Madeira, Ronaldo's birthplace, Lisbon, where he began his professional career with Sporting CP, and Madrid, where he was residing when he played for Real Madrid.[4] Ronaldo himself announced the film's production on Twitter on 9 June 2015, posting a picture of his son, Cristiano Jr., behind a camera along with the announcement.[5]


Ronaldo documents the life of Cristiano Ronaldo (born Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro; 5 February 1985), from his childhood until 2015, through a series of interviews with Ronaldo himself as well as friends and family. Parts of the film also follow Ronaldo's day-to-day life with family and friends, including his son Cristiano Jr., his mother Maria Dolores dos Santos Aveiro, his brother Hugo and his sisters Elma and Cátia Aveiro.

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  1. ^ "Un docu sur Cristiano Ronaldo? La bande-annonce donne très envie de le voir". 20 minutes (in French). 28 September 2015. Retrieved 28 September 2015.
  2. ^ "Cristiano Ronaldo film gets energetic first trailer offering fans insight into Real Madrid footballer's life and career". The Independent. 28 September 2015. Retrieved 28 September 2015.
  3. ^ "Cristiano Ronaldo The Film 2015 Trailer Released, Watch Now". Footballwoo d. Retrieved 29 September 2015.
  4. ^ "Cristiano Ronaldo confirms film being made about his life with Amy and Senna director on board". The Independent. 10 June 2015. Retrieved 1 October 2015.
  5. ^ "Ronaldo set for movie stardom". 9 June 2015. Retrieved 1 October 2015.

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