The world's greatest superstar is now becoming the world's next great superhero: Cristiano Ronaldo, the legendary superstar athlete, has his first comic book as part of Free Comic Book Day through comic book retailers across the country this weekend released for Striker Force 7.

These are the droids you're looking for!

Led by Cristiano, a colorful crew of super powerful agents from all over the world must save the earth from annihilation - provided Cristiano can teach them how to work together as a team! You are here to save the earth, but who will save them from each other !?

"I've always been a fan of superheroes and I'm thrilled to be able to help create this new animated series. Just as football brings cultures and people together around the world, I believe great cartoon characters and heroes can too. That's why I'm so excited to be able to bring these passions for football and superheroes together through this project and share them with my fans."

Cristiano Ronaldo.

Striker Force 7 is a new story written by Cristiano Ronaldo and superhero creator Sharad Devarajan and the comic book is based on the animated series currently in production. Cristiano and Devarajan are executive producers on the animated series alongside Diego Guarderas of VMS Communications, the team at Polaris Sports and Jeevan J. Kang, Executive Vice President, Creative, at Graphic India. The May 4 Free Comic Book Day special is written by animator Merill Hagan and illustrated by Jeevan J. Kang. Special limited edition cover versions of the book are now also available for Cristiano's millions of fans.

In addition to the Free Comic Book Day special, Cristiano and Devarajan have also signed a publishing deal covering eight territories in Europe. This plans to publish a series of three original visual novels based on their characters, with the first book coming out later this year. Additional information on the Cristiano Ronaldo comics and limited edition comic books is available at

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