Cristiano Ronaldo, the man, the myth, the legend! Ever since bursting onto the scene whilst playing for Sporting Portugal, he’s been keeping defenders awake at night. He’s broken countless records, scored bagfuls of goals and even beat his rival Lionel Messi to Fifa’s top footballing prize last season.

He is understandably the hero of many, old and young! In fact many consider him the model for all men to aspire to. You can sort of understand why when you look at his accolades. Here’s what Ronaldo won for his performance in the 2013/14 season…

– BBC Overseas Sports Personality award

– World’s Top Goalscorer 2013 (25 goals in European competitions for club and country)

– Alfredo Di Stéfano award

– Pichichi award

– Best Player, Best Forward and Best Individual Goal awards for La Liga

– UEFA Best Player in Europe

– UEFA Super Cup

– Fernando Soromenho “Prestige Award”,
– Portuguese Sports Journalists’ Association

– UEFA Champions League (Real Madrid)

– European Golden Boot (Shared with Luis Suárez)

– Copa del Rey (Real Madrid)

– Fifa Ballon D’Or 2013

– Fifa FIFpro World XI Award 2013

– Globe Soccer Award for Best Player of the Year

– Great-Officer of the Order of Infante Dom Henrique

Yes, he probably is the ultimate football player. But is he what we’d consider the ultimate man?

Supercasino conducted some research into this topic and asked everyday guys about what characteristics they thought made up the ultimate man!

Here’s what they found…

  • 59% of men believe you should be well groomed in the workplace.
  • 78% of men take pride in their DIY Skills
  • 80% of men feel pressure to keep up appearances and stay in shape
  • 75% of fathers say being a dad is their most important job,
  • 73% of dads said, “a real man knows how to express emotional support to his children.”
  • 72% of men in the UK believe that the ultimate ‘man drink’ is whiskey

We then asked them about what moments they believe transformed them from boy-to-man. First beard growth? First girlfriend? What about driving your first car? It seems the transformation from boy to the ultimate man can be signaled by almost anything!

We compiled their answers into an infographic that you can take a look at here –

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