Ronaldo Luís Nazário de Lima is a retired Brazilian footballer. He is considered by experts and fans as one of the greatest football players of all time. 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. He won his first Ballon d'Or as the European Footballer of the Year in 1997 and won the award again in 2002.