It’s no surprise that Ronaldo wants to maintain his looks as one of his favourite pastimes is staring at himself in the mirror, as revealed by former team-mate Wayne Rooney.”There’s a mirror by Ronaldo’s seat in the Old Trafford dressing room. In the time I’ve been playing with Ronnie, the one thing I’ve noticed about him is that he can’t walk past his reflection without admiring it, even if we’re about to play a game of football,” the former Manchester United striker wrote in his 2012 book ‘Wayne Rooney: My Decade in the Premier League’.”Every match, before the team goes out for the warm-up, he runs through the same routine. The kit goes on, the boots go on. Not long after, Ronnie turns to his reflection and stares, psyching himself up for the game.” View this post on Instagram Cristiano Ronaldo is one of the finest footballers on the planet and one of the most well-groomed celebrities in the public eye. Many joke about the Juventus striker’s fascination with his image but would he choose plastic surgery to make himself look as good as possible?It is no secret that Ronaldo loves his looks just as much as he loves scoring goals. Stories have popped up throughout CR7’s career surrounding his self-admiration time and time again. Had so much fun on set yesterday!!👌🏽A post shared by Cristiano Ronaldo (@cristiano) on Dec 20, 2018 at 11:42am PSTWould football’s biggest superstar splash the cash on plastic surgery to make himself feel even better when he looks at his reflection? Experts certainly think so.Speaking to The Sun in 2016, cosmetic surgeon Alex Karidis looked at Ronaldo’s transformation since arriving at Old Trafford as an 18-year-old in 2003.“It looks like he has had Botox around the eyes and forehead. His skin is now almost immaculate,” said the expert.Karidis would go on to say he may have had fillers at some point to make his skin look better. “Fillers plump up an area where time has deepened the lines, such as smile lines around the mouth.“Ronaldo’s face is smooth there now which could be because of fillers which are injected in fluid form into the skin.”The surgeon also speculated that Ronaldo could have had work done on his nose but she says it could just be a natural progression.“It is possible he has had a tweaking to the tip of his nose although it isn’t drastic.“His nose looks smaller than it was ten years ago but that could just be his face evolving.”Ronaldo’s love of his good looks One such story was shared by ex-England striker Peter Crouch after Rio Ferdinand told him about Ronaldo’s vanity whilst at Manchester United.”Rio Ferdinand would tell us stories about how Cristiano Ronaldo would stand in front of the mirror naked, running his hand through his hair, and say, ‘Wow. I’m so beautiful!'” Crouch told the Daily Mail.”The other United players would try to wind him up, [saying] ‘Whatever. Leo Messi is a better player than you’. And he would shrug his shoulders and smile again. ‘Ah yes. But Messi does not look like this…'”Has Cristiano Ronaldo had plastic surgery? While Rooney was very public about his hair transplant in 2011, it’s never been confirmed if the ex-Real Madrid star had a procedure when his hairline appeared to be deserting him in 2013.Ronaldo was pictured at a Monaco gala with signs of a receding hairline, a normal thing for many men as they age, but it had seemingly vanished upon his next public appearance.In response hair transplant experts from The Belgravia Centre wrote a tongue-in-cheek message on their website: “We’re sure the star would want to catch hair loss as soon as it began.” Getty https://images.daznservices.com/di/library/GOAL/e/ae/wayne-rooney-cristiano-ronaldo-manchester-united-2008_10r89733251nd1rwwc4qlev0x0.jpg?t=126810441&w=500&quality=80
Although the overall number of deaths increased, the rates for heart disease, stroke and cancer all declined. The death rate was 210 per 100,000 for heart disease; 184 for cancer; and 46.5 for stroke. The overall age-adjusted rate for all deaths in 2005 fell to 799 per 100,000 population, down from 801 per 100,000 in 2004. The 2005 rate was an all-time low, but the rate has been in a general decline for more 50 years, according to government data. The success against heart disease is at least partly due to better treatments, which overcame the impact of an aging, growing population, Thorpe said. But with total cancer deaths, there was no such offset in 2005. “That’s unfortunate news,” he said. “You continue to hope with earlier detection, diagnosis and treatment, we will pick these things up faster” and prevent deaths. But because a growing number of Americans lack health insurance, many may not be getting those services, Thorpe said. U.S. life expectancy inched up to 77.9 from the previous record, 77.8, recorded for 2004. The increase was more dramatic in contrast with 1995, when life expectancy was 75.8, and 1955, when it was 69.6. A final report will be released later, and the numbers may change a little. Last year, when releasing its preliminary death data for 2004, the government reported a 77.9 life expectancy. That figure later dropped to 77.8 in the final report. “If death rates from certain leading causes of death continue to decline, we should continue to see improvements in life expectancy,” said study co-author Hsiang-Ching Kung, in a prepared statement. Researchers also noted continued differences by race and sex. Life expectancy for whites in 2005 was 78.3, the same as in 2004. Black life expectancy rose from 73.1 in 2004 to 73.2 in 2005, but it was still nearly five years lower than the white figure. Life expectancy for women continues to be five years longer than for men, the report also found. The infant mortality rate remained roughly the same as in the previous year, about 6.9 per 1,000 live births. Also, there were 5 percent increases in the rates for Alzheimer’s disease, the No. 7 leading cause of death, and for Parkinson’s disease, which was No. 14. The United States continues to lag behind at least 40 other nations. Andorra, a tiny country in the Pyrenees mountains between France and Spain, has the longest life expectancy, at 83.5 years, according to a U.S. Census Bureau analysis of 2004 international data. It was followed by Japan, Macau (part of China), San Marino and Singapore.160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! ATLANTA – Deaths in the United States rose in 2005 after a sharp decline the year earlier, a disappointing reversal that suggests the 2004 number was a fluke. Cancer deaths were also up. U.S. health officials said they believe the drop in deaths seen earlier may have been due to 2004’s unusually mild flu season. Deaths from flu and lower-respiratory disease jumped in 2005. The new mortality information was released Wednesday in a report by the National Center for Health Statistics. It was a preliminary report, based on about 99 percent of the death records reported in all 50 states and the District of Columbia for 2005. Last year, statistics from 2004 showed U.S. deaths fell to 2,397,615. A decline of about 50,000 from 2003, it was the largest drop in deaths in nearly 70 years. Some experts saw it as a sign of the triumph of modern medicine. But the preliminary 2005 death count was up by more than 50,000 – to about 2,447,900 – and almost back to the 2003 level. “The best way to look at this is in five-year groupings, because every once in a while you are going to have an aberration,” said Ken Thorpe, an Emory University health policy professor. An unusually mild flu season in 2004 cut the flu death rate – deaths per 100,000 population – by 7 percent. And it likely had a ripple effect by not worsening the condition of frail patients who ultimately died of something else, government health scientists said. The 2005 flu season was closer to normal, and deaths from the virus rose by more than 3,000 from 2004. Deaths from chronic lower-respiratory diseases increased by nearly 9,000. Heart disease, the No. 1 cause of death, and stroke, No. 3, killed fewer people in 2005 than in 2004. But deaths from the No. 2 cause, cancer, rose to about 559,000 from 554,000, according to the report.