Portuguese and Real Madrid football star Cristiano Ronaldo is set to launch a restaurant chain in Brazil. âDona Doloresâ – the string of her mother’s name – will serve Portuguese cuisine.
The five-time Ballon d’Or, 33, has partnered with the Gramado Parks hotel complex network and the Lugano chocolate brand for his new business venture.
The first of the restaurants will be built in the town of Gramado in Rio Grande do Sul, which is set to open during the 2018 FIFA World Cup in June.
The restaurants will feature recipes developed by Ronaldo’s mother and will be run by KÃ¡tia Aveiro, Ronaldo’s sister, who also runs a restaurant in their hometown of Madeira.
In 2015, Ronaldo had invested $ 73 million to launch a chain of “CR7 Hotel”, the Ronaldo-themed hotels in partnership with Pestana Hotels based in Portugal. The hotels are now located in Funchal, Lisbon, Madrid and New York.
The legendary footballer also owns various businesses and brands under his’ CR7 ‘brand, such as – CR7 Crunch Fitness, CR7 Blankets, CR7 Footwear, Ronaldo Kick n’ Run Football Video Game, CR7 Legacy Perfume, Cristiano Ronaldo & Sacoor Brothers (fashion and clothing line), CR7 Museum, CR7 Underwears and Innerwears.
Ronaldo also supports leading global brands such as Nike, Bugatti, Tag Heuer, MEO, PokerStars, Nubia Smartphone, Turismo Madeira, Clear Men, Six Pad Training Gear and XTrade.
Ronaldo, currently the UEFA Champions League top scorer, will lead his side against Liverpool on May 27 in Kiev, Ukraine, in pursuit of his 13th league title.
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