Cristiano lists his priorities

Cristiano Ronaldo puts his son above anything else in his life.

The Real Madrid footballer shocked the world when he announced the birth of son Cristiano Jr last year, but has since proved himself as a loving father after being given exclusive guardianship of the little boy.

‘My family comes first – my son is the most important thing in my life,’ says Cristiano, 26.

‘After that, it’s the football that matters most to me. Money comes after that.’

Cristiano, who earns £400,000 a week, loves it when his lad watches his matches but is very aware of the unwanted attention his fame brings.

‘He has his own personalised No 7 shirt just like mine and I salute him in the crowd every time I score a goal,’ Cristiano tells the Sunday Mirror.

‘But I’m very security conscious. Nobody ever sees him in the stands and security is very high for him at games.’

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Esme Riley