Ronaldo’s first club Sporting CP are reportedly in talks to rename their stadium after the Portuguese and five-time Ballon d’Or winner Cristiano Ronaldo .
The stadium which is called Jose Alvalade will now be called CR7 Stadium or CR7 Alvalade if talks pull through.
Ronaldo started his football career with Sporting CP and the president of the club Frederico Varandas is reportedly thinking of changing the stadium’s name to honour him.
Ronaldo moved from Sporting CP to Manchester United where he emerged world best player. He proceeded to Real Madrid and repeated the feat three times before signing with Juventus last summer
Italian publication CalcioMercato claim that the Primeira Liga outfit are ‘determined to close the agreement as soon as possible. As’Talks have already began with Cristiano Ronaldo and the idea has been accepted by the board members.
CR7 is a global brand which the football club is planning to tap into so as to increase their popularity and provide avenues for them to get more sponsors.
The Juventus winger already has an international airport named after him in Madeira, as well as a museum and hotel.