In 2003, 18-year-old Cristiano Ronaldo arrived in Manchester, England, to join his new team. “In the five years that I was there, I learned the art of football. We won many things together. It was a dream for me,” says Ronaldo. On Dec 2, 2008, he won his first Ballon D’or.
The design is a nod to hot iron being forged into shape.