Cristiano Ronaldo has greatly exceeded the worlds' expectations. He has the skill but even his innate talent is more than the world has ever seen before. The fact that he was born into poverty means that he exceeded all expectations from birth. He is now the world's highest paid athlete.
He skill is evident in his strong feet. He is fast and can play either wing or straight down the center. While his defensive skills are not quite as good as his offensive skills, he still dominates in either duty. No other player in the world has exceeded expectations like Ronaldo.