Is he cocky and arrogant? Yes. But do the achievements for both club and country that he's racked up since making his senior debut in 2002 justify that attitude and perception? Uh-huh. Cristiano Ronaldo has won league titles in Spain and England, lifted the Champions League trophy, and bested hated rival Barcelona in La Liga and in the Copa Del Rey. Don't forget that at 28 years old, he wears the captain's armband of his native Portugal, an honor that was first bestowed upon him at the tender age of 22.
He's been awarded the Best Player of the Year and has taken home multiple Golden Boots. He's showed his charity and respect for the game on numerous occasions, and has a smoking hot girlfriend(s). We'll just leave you with this: Don't underscore any of CR's accomplishments considering he plays in the same generation as maybe the most gifted footballer of all-time in Lionel Messi. Love him or hate him, Cristiano Ronaldo is as badass as they come.