The 2014 world cup which is due to start on 12th June will have a number of world class players. Let us look at the profile of Christiano Ronaldo, who is currently the best footballer in the world.
Christiano is a twenty nine years old Portuguese national currently playing for Spanish giants Real Madrid. He previously had a very successful tenor at Manchester United. He plays at the strikers position and considered to be one of the greatest strikers in the football history.
Portugal, is currently positioned at number four according to The FIFA world football rankings. In the current world cup competition, Portugal is in the same group as Germany, USA and Ghana. In this group, Germany is the only team that is ranked better than Portugal in football, In fact, Germany has won previous world cup competitions.
This national team has featured in five world cup competitions (1966, 1986, 2002, 2006, and 2010) but has never won any of these competitions. The year 1966 was its greatest performance; attaining position three after being edged out by eventual winners England. They were also runners up in EURO 2004.We can not overlook the team because they managed to clinch the FIFA world cup for under twenties in the year 2004.The team going to this competition features majority of the players that clinched that title.
Chrisriano Ronaldo is a player with a very nice body physique. He possesses the requisite strength and power to drive him even 120 minutes of play. It is said that he accomplishes this by hard-work, determination and self discipline;engaging in work-outs together with his football training. He ensures that he sticks to schedule and follows laid down procedures on exercise exhaustively. Being a regular player in his real Madrid team,allows him to get the required consistency and also keep his body in shape. Most of his team mates, from both the national level and club level admit that he is one of the football players that put a lot of effort in training. Probably that explains the reason he is the greatest player in the world at the moment.
As they go to the world cup. It will not be an easy ride for the team to reach the quarter finals. In the group stages, they have to edge it out with Ghana, Germany and USA. Ghana is the best football team in Africa, USA is the best in North America and Germany is a serious title contender. Portugal is in the group of death. Ronaldo and his team mates must play a very all inclusive game to win in all these matches; all the teams in the group are super strong and highly tactical.