Who is Cristiano Ronaldo’s Eldest Son Cristiano Jr’s Biological Mother?

Published 07/12/2023, 3:59 AM EDT

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Ever since he set out on the adventure of stardom, the legendary Cristiano Ronaldo has always been in the spotlight. Besides his on-field heroics and legacy, CR7’s personal life, especially his family with 5 adorable children has always been the talk of the town for his fans and media. Yet, like Area 51 or the truth behind the construction of pyramids, there’s one thing the world has never known in the Portuguese superstar’s life too- the identity of his eldest son Cristiano Jr.’s biological mother.

Cristiano Ronaldo Jr. was born on June 17th, 2010, while CR7 had almost completed a year in the Spanish capital. It was Ronaldo’s mother Dolores Aveiro who raised the boy. But nothing about the lady who gave birth was ever made public. Recently, a video resurfaced on social media making many wonder the truth about Cristiano Jr’s original mother. Let’s delve deeper.

Cristiano Ronaldo and his well-kept secret


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“When I’m going to tell him about his mother? Not soon, 10, 11, 12 years? When the time will come,” was the statement of the five-time Ballon d’Or winner in 2015. He said it on The Jonathan Ross Show, asking everyone not to create a fuss about it. He admitted that Cristianinho deserves to know the truth.

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Many reports claim Cristianinho was born through surrogacy. There was an agreement between the Portuguese and an unknown lady to keep everything secret about her identity, and he respected the wish of the lady. However, in 2014, The Mirror reported that it was a waitress from a restaurant in the US.


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There were many theories over the speculations of the identity of Cristiano Jr’s mother. But none has come to fruition. A video recently appeared on TikTok claiming the identity of the woman. ThTikTok user captioned the video, “Ronaldo Jr. was raised by his father’s girlfriends and grandmother, but this is his real mother.” The post included a photo of an unknown lady with the Manchester United legend on a yacht.

The video raised eyebrows, notably because of the similarities between the woman in pic and Cristianinho. Ronaldo Jr., now 13, is walking in the footsteps of his dad. He plies his trade with Mahd Academy in Saudi Arabia. Ronaldo Jr. appeared for Real Madrid, Juventus, and Manchester United academies in the past. However, the secrecy regarding his mother’s identity hasn’t fazed the youngster. He seems to enjoy his time with Georgina, his siblings, and grandmother.


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As promised by his dad, Cristianinho will one day know who his actual mother is. And maybe someday the world will, too. But till then, the speculations might keep coming. Be that as it may, the 13-year-old has already become a prodigy in soccer, scoring worldies reminiscent of his father, for the Al Nassr academy. And there is no doubt the boy will set out to be a threat to all defenders.


Written by:

Nikhil Nibe


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Nikhil is a soccer writer at EssentiallySports, having written over 450 articles that showcase his expertise and love for the beautiful game. With a passion for soccer that spans over two decades, Nikhil is well-versed in covering core sports articles. As a die-hard fan of Real Madrid, Nikhil understands the importance of team spirit and the unwavering support of fans in changing the course of a game.
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