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Ronaldo

Footballer
Male
Born Sep 18, 1976
Age 38
Hometown Rio de Janeiro
Religion Roman Catholic
Team Football Club Int...
Position Striker
Height 6' (183 cm)
Nationality Brazilian

Ronaldo Luís Nazário de Lima, commonly known as Ronaldo, is a retired Brazilian footballer who last played for Corinthians. He is considered by experts and fans as one of the greatest football players of all time. In 2012, he was voted Goal. com's "who is the greatest football player of all time" in an online poll gathering 29.55% of all votes.… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1976 Birth Born on September 18, 1976.

TEENAGE

1993 16 Years Old In 1993, Ronaldo began his football career playing for Cruzeiro which was already going on to become a successful club. … Read More
1994 17 Years Old 1 More Event
Ronaldo chose to join PSV after the 1994 World Cup, for he was selected despite being just 17, but did not play. … Read More
With PSV, Ronaldo won the Dutch Cup in 1996 and he was Eredivisie top scorer in 1995. … Read More

TWENTIES

1997 20 Years Old 1 More Event
Ronaldo's time at Barça was brief, as there were problems with the renegotiation of Ronaldo's contract. Ronaldo's unhappiness became evident and at the end of the season, by paying the buy out clause fee in his contract, Inter Milan signed him in the summer of 1997 for a then world record fee of £19 million. … Read More
…  Although never marrying, they began a long-term relationship and lived together in Milan until the beginning of 1999.
2000 23 Years Old 1 More Event
During his first comeback on 12 April 2000, he played only seven minutes during the first leg of the Coppa Italia final against Lazio before injuring his knee for a second time.
After two operations and months of rehabilitation, Ronaldo came back for the 2002 World Cup, helping Brazil win their fifth World Cup title.
2003 26 Years Old Madrid was on track to win the treble, until Ronaldo was injured towards the end of the 2003–04 season; they subsequently lost the Copa del Rey final, were knocked out of the UEFA Champions League quarter-finals, and suffered a league form breakdown. … Read More
2005 28 Years Old In 2005, Ronaldo became engaged to Brazilian model and MTV VJ Daniela Cicarelli, who became pregnant but suffered a miscarriage; the relationship lasted for only three months after their luxurious wedding at the Château de Chantilly. … Read More

THIRTIES

On 18 January 2007, it was reported that Ronaldo agreed terms with A.C. Milan for a transfer of €8.05 million. … Read More
On 13 February 2008, Ronaldo suffered a severe season-ending knee injury while jumping for a cross in AC Milan 1–1 draw with Livorno, and was stretchered off and taken to a hospital. … Read More
Ronaldo played his first match for Corinthians on 4 March 2009, a Copa do Brasil match against Itumbiara at Estádio Juscelino Kubitschek, in which he came as a substitute for Jorge Henrique.
2010 33 Years Old In February 2010, Ronaldo signed a contract extension with Corinthians that would keep him with the club until the end of 2011, and said he would then retire.
…  In 2011, he was voted Goal.com's "Player of the Decades" in an online poll of the Spanish version of the website, gathering 29.55% of all votes. … Read More
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