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IN Sports ON 07 Sep, 2016
He is the very favourite player of the Real Madrid and has won the prestigious Ballon d'Or thrice, has been the FIFA world player of the year and also is the only player who won four European gold shoe awards. He is often ranked as the best footballer in the world and in 2016, Forbes named him the best-paid athlete.
The handsome Portugal player who plays forward for the Real Madrid and the captain of the team - 'Cristiano Ronaldo'. He owns an amazing hotel, Pestana CR7, and the Museu CR7, which is a beautiful tribute to his achievements. The two are located in his birth city, Funchal, Madeira.
Make sure you watch the videos of the two places at the end!
Yes, he is the only footballer in the world who has a museum after his name and made only for him. The museum is a perfect place to spend a summer afternoon in Funchal with a ticket of just €5 per person and a free ticket for a child of age 7. The museum was made out of a very interesting idea by his elder brother when he visited Ronaldo in Madrid. (mentioned later in the story) The museum is a one storey building with a statue, mannequins and a huge collection of trophies and medals.
Sculpted by Ricardo Veloza, the statue stands facing the main entrance of the museum. It is ten feet bronze statue. And it says 'MELHOR JOGADOR DO MUNDO' which means 'Best Player In The World'. Surely the whole Madeira is proud of Ronaldo.
There are two mannequins in the museum portraying 'Ronaldo In Action'. The footballer in the jersey with arms stretched out in a perfect posture clearly shows that he is totally worth being called the best football player in the world.
The highlight of the museum is the wonderful and huge collection of trophies. The story of this museum basically originates here. Once, when Ronaldo's elder brother, Hugo visited Ronaldo's villa in Madrid, he found all his trophies and awards scattered all over the house. He then thought, building a museum would be a great way of tributing Ronaldo and a greater way of ordering his achievements. And in turn, the Museu CR7 was inaugurated on 15.12.13 in Funchal, Madeira, the birthplace of Cristiano Ronaldo
With over 145 trophies in the museum, Ronaldo is the only footballer who has won four European Golden Shoe awards. He has won FIFA Ballon d'Or three times (2008,2013 and 2014). He has also several times won FIFA player of the year award, the list is really long!
Probably the most handsome player in the history of football, obviously he has girl fans who are crazy about him. He appreciates all his fans and knows that they play a big role in his success story and so he has made this really beautiful corner in the museum where he has displayed the letters he got from his fans. Adorable! Isn't it?
Regarded as 'Millennial Traveller' hotel, Pestana is a five-star lavish hotel in Funchal, Madeira. Just like the cool weather of Funchal, the hotel is designed in a very cool way. With a roof swimming pool and PS4 in the very special CR7 suite. It is ought to be a trendsetter in Madeira tourism.
The grassy carpet is a very new and cool concept. This is surely among the wow characters of the hotel. Also, the roofs are made of mirrors, giving it a classy appearance.
The swimming pool outside the hotel gives an amazing view of the city of Funchal. The Atlantic ocean is mesmerizing and with the cool and breezy weather of Funchal it surely makes for a romantic destination.
The best room in the hotel, the CR7 suite costing €575 per night is a sure privilege. The suite has a special room for PlayStation4 and virtual reality glasses and games. The suite is also equipped with cardio work-out machines for the health freaks.
The restaurant is designed in a very unique way and has some amazing delicacies. The hotel is a must visit if on a trip to Madeira. Watch the video below.
Another beautiful hotel by the CR7 hotels is in Lisbon. The two hotels are surely a delight and are surely a must visit! (especially for the CR7 fans)
The video of the Museu CR7 museum is here!
The hotel's view is mesmerizing!
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