Cristiano Ronaldo looks on during the FIFA Ballon d'Or Gala 2014 at the Kongresshaus in Zurich on Jan. 12, 2015
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February 6, 2015 1:03 AM EST

Cristiano Ronaldo is a big deal. The Portuguese Real Madrid forward just won the FIFA Player of the Year award for the second straight year and the third time overall.

People around the world are enthralled by his combination of soccer skill and good looks, so a college professor has decided to dedicate a course to studying Ronaldo-mania.

Luis Aguiar at the University of British Columbia – Okanagan is offering a sociology course all about Ronaldo. Aguiar says the idea for the class came after he watched a World Cup qualifier where the broadcasters kept talking about what Ronaldo leading Portugal to the World Cup would mean for the country.

At least they’ll never run out of material.

[via FOX Sports]

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