By Ivan Mwine
Manchester United star Cristiano Ronaldo is slated to fly to Uganda for a private State House visit during which he will be hosted by President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni.
Our sources at State House who are privy to the matter reveal that Ronaldo will arrive Uganda on June 16th, 2022, for his two-day visit.
We have established that during his two-day visit Ronaldo will tour Museveni’s livestock farm in Kisozi, Gomba district, after which he continue to Murchison Falls National Park to experience Uganda’s wildlife.
It is not clear whether Ronaldo will be traveling to Uganda with wife or anyone else but his visit is being regarded by many as an opportunity to further market Uganda’s tourism potential, especially since it will involve a tour of Murchison Falls National Park and other tourist destinations in the country.
Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro is a Portuguese professional footballer who plays as a forward for Premier League club Manchester United and captains the Portugal national team.
Often considered the best player in the world and widely regarded as one of the greatest players of all time, Ronaldo has won five Ballon d’Or awards and four European Golden Shoes, the most by a European player.
He has won 32 trophies in his career, including seven league titles, five UEFA Champions Leagues, one UEFA European Championship, and one UEFA Nations League.
Ronaldo holds the records for most appearances (183), most goals (140), and assists (42) in the Champions League, most goals in the European Championship (14), most international goals by a male player (115), and most international appearances by a European male (186).
He is one of the few players to have made over 1,100 professional career appearances, and has scored over 800 official senior career goals for club and country.