Our favorite Cristiano Ronaldo photos have nothing to do with soccer

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Fans around the world are rooting for soccer superstar Cristiano Ronaldo as the World Cup kicks off in Russia. But his cutest cheering section is the one at home, including his four adorable mini-mes. The proud papa has shared some special moments with his 128 million Instagram followers; see the video above for some of the best.

Ronaldo’s eldest son, seven-year-old Cristiano Jr., is already following in dad’s footsteps. Portugal's Football Federation posted a video on Twitter in which the soccer star is seen encouraging his son to take a shot, and boy does he! Cristiano Jr. goes in with a right-footed kick and scores. The look on his proud dad’s face is priceless.

Cristiano Jr. has three siblings. Twins Eva and Mateo, who were born to an unidentified surrogate mother, celebrated their first birthday June 5. In November, Ronaldo and his girlfriend, Georgina Rodriguez, welcomed daughter Alana Martina.

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Selfies are a must when you want to capture those unforgettable moments, right Ronaldo? He beamed with happiness in this photo, and we don’t blame him.

He’s not the only one who’s excited. His fans love to see him cuddle his kids. This daddy-daughter snap got 6.4 million likes. Whoa!

“Creating love and life with you,” lucky lady Rodriguez captioned the pic.

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