Cristiano Ronaldo to act alongside Angelina Jolie

The Real Madrid star did not hide his ambition to become an actor once his football career ended. Cristiano Ronaldo and his six-pack are headed your way.

"There will be appearances from actors and actresses from all over the world including Cristiano Ronaldo, Angelina Jolie and [Arabic music star] Nancy Ajram", director Eyup Dirlik said, according to Sky News.

According to information from the Daily Mail, the star footballer will find the American actress on screen in a new Turkish TV series called Hayat Koprus, a program that will feature a Syrian family trying to escape the civil war country. Bleacher Report relays that the Real Madrid star recently made a "generous donation" for Save the Children.

We have also found out that the main location for the filming will be Gaziantep, the Anatolia region of Turkey near the Syrian border. "It's hard as I have so many training sessions, games and competitions", he revealed in February 2016.

The 32-year-old Ronaldo also has other business interests in the country and this venture certainly would raise the popularity of the four-time Ballon d'Or victor even higher.

"Hello, this is for children of Syria".

"Don't lose your hope".

"They do not want to be the passive recipients of aid, they want a political solution", she said in a press release last September.

At this point, no further details are available about the upcoming TV drama.

  • Salvatore Jensen