Cristiano Ronaldo - Cristiano Ronaldo of Real Madrid during the Copa del Rey Round of 16 between Club Atletico de Madrid and Real Madrid at Vicente Calderon Stadium - Madrid, Spain - Wednesday 7th January 2015
Jessica Ennis has topped a poll of the most searched sports personality in the UK, according to Yahoo UK, who ran the survey.
The gold medal winning heptathlete battled off competition from all corners of the sports spectrum to climb to the top of the table, with Olympians, footballers and tennis stars succumbing to the second fiddle behind Sheffield's biggest star.
Behind Jess was Andy Murray at number two, with another British female Olympiad taking the number three spot: Victoria Pendleton. Two more London 2012 heroes made the list, with Tom Daley at number five and Jamaica's most famous (living) son Usain Bolt at number ten.
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Real Madrid soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo has a spot of lunch with a group of friends at the Hotel de Russie in Rome before boarding a private jet and leaving Italy.
Brazilian football legend Ronaldo is set to appear on Celebrity Fit Club, reports Yahoo.com. The striker, now retired from the professional game after one last hoorah in his native league, was often referred to as the “fat Ronaldo” to differentiate him from the Portuguese, and much trimmer: Cristiano Ronaldo, who plies his trade in Spain with Real Madrid.
"I'm enjoying participating in the program, because it is an incentive for me to lose weight," he told iG Gente. "Maybe if I didn't have the pressure of everybody watching me trying to lose weight then I wouldn't be able to do it.” The former Inter Milan striker has ballooned in weight since his teary retirement last year, but was facing fitness concerns towards the back end of his injury hit career in sport. Marcio Atalla, who has been charged with getting Ronaldo into shape, said:"The idea of choosing Ronaldo came mainly because we wanted to show that people cannot stand still. You may have had a physically active job but if you stop and adopt a new lifestyle then your body will feel it and react to it. The exercises that keep you in shape need to be part of your routine forever."
The first episode promises to be a gruelling one for Ronaldo, as the show’s experts perform blood tests, body measurements, electrocardiography, and an exercise test, measuring the percentage of fat and muscle on his troublesome temple. "All I can say is that I will work hard, be persistent and not give up until I reach my recommended weight," said the three time FIFA World Footballer of the Year. "I want people to be inspired by me." We at Contact Music wish him all the best!