His love for his son is beautiful to watch.
I don’t know much about soccer, or football, depending on what you call it. So I can’t tell you much about Cristiano Ronaldo, although I do know he’s a really, really famous player. Probably the most famous on the planet.
I also know that as well as sporting talent, he’s pretty blessed in the looks department and I assume without even Googling his net worth he has a lot of money.
What I don’t know is whether he’s considered the world’s greatest guy or whether people think he’s an arrogant dick. Probably a bit of both.
But what I learned today is he’s a single father to a five year old boy and he’s wholeheartedly confident that is all his little boy needs.
In an intimate new documentary, Ronaldo, the Portuguese superstar reveals his love for his young son, Cristiano Jnr, who he fathered with an unknown woman. The documentary chronicles the soccer player’s desire to be a good father in light of his own broken relationship with his alcoholic dad.
Watch the trailer for Ronaldo’s upcoming film here:
He says: ‘My son does not need a mother, he has me’.
“Some children never get to know their parents, neither mother nor father. Having a father is enough.’
It’s the sort of comment that probably makes people uncomfortable. A lot of people still like to assume children will always need their mothers. And some people still like to think a mother’s love outdoes everything else; that there are some things a father can’t provide.