Point of Interest

Quinta Falcão Neighbourhood

It was in the neighbourhood of Quinta Falcão that Cristiano Ronaldo lived his childhood and walked the streets with a football at his feet

Cristiano Ronaldo lived his childhood in the neighbourhood of Quinta Falcão. A neighbourhood of humble people and large families, as was the case of the Aveiro family. With few toys, it was with a ball at his feet that the boy spent his days playing with his neighbours in the asphalt streets of Quinta Falcão. On those improvised street games, you could already perceive the competitiveness of Cristiano. This street football games and the freedom that Cristiano had in is childhood were a decisive and stimulating for the development of Cristiano’s personality and charisma.

The house where the Portuguese player lived was demolished, giving place to a new area of social housing.


Bairro da Quinta Falcão


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