Nereida Gallardo (full name Nereida Gallardo Alvarez). She lives with her mother and stepfather. She wanted to be a model.
But the chances were not that high. Nereida participated in some contests like an underwear fashion show. She appeared in an advertise for olive oil. Next, she got a bit of publicity with her appearance in a biker pageant. Apart from this, she had some of her pictures taken in water, though; most of the effort went unnoticed.
In order to earn, Nereida began working as an amateur in a nursing home. In her personal life, Nereida established a relation with soccer star Pedro Campane. But the two later broke off. She was also spotted with Sergio Ramos. But Nereida Gallardo claimed that the two were merely friends.
She met Christiano Ronaldo in January, 2008 at a Majorca club, Tito's. But their lasted only for five months.
This makes Nereida Gallardo famous for her personal achievements, rather than the professional ones.
Why is she famous?
Nereida Gallardo is famous as a model and also the former girlfriend of footballer Christiano Ronaldo.
Here is one of her famous quotes:
"We had sex the first night we met."
- Nereida Gallardo, on how her relationship with Cristiano Ronaldo started.