- Brazilian retired professional footballer who played as a striker
|Real name:||Ronaldo Luís Nazário de Lima|
|Born:||18 September 1976 Comment |
|How old is Ronaldo in 2021? / Age: ||45 years
|Where was Ronaldo born?||Rio de Janeiro, Brazil|
Who is Ronaldo? / Facts
- Considered to be one of the greatest football players of all time
- A three-time FIFA World Player of the Year and two-time Ballon d'Or recipient, Ronaldo, in his prime, was known for his dribbling at speed, feints and clinical finishing
- He was named in the FIFA 100, a list of the greatest living players compiled in 2004, and was inducted into the Brazilian Football Museum Hall of Fame and the Italian Football Hall of Fame
- Ronaldo played for Brazil in 98 matches, scoring 62 goals, and is the second-highest goalscorer for his national team
- Aged 17, he was a part of the Brazilian squad that won the 1994 FIFA World Cup
- At the 1998 World Cup, he received the Golden Ball for player of the tournament in helping Brazil reach the final where he suffered a convulsive fit hours before the defeat to France
- He won a second World Cup in 2002 where he starred in a front three with Ronaldinho and Rivaldo
- Ronaldo scored twice in the final, and received the Golden Boot as tournament's top goalscorer
- During the 2006 FIFA World Cup, Ronaldo scored his 15th World Cup goal, which was a World Cup record at the time
- At his physical peak in the 1990s, at club level Ronaldo starred for Cruzeiro, PSV, Barcelona and Inter Milan
- After almost three years of inactivity due to serious knee injuries and recuperation, Ronaldo joined Real Madrid in 2002, which was followed by spells at Milan and Corinthians
- Having suffered further injuries, Ronaldo retired from professional football in 2011, concluding an 18-year career
- Post-retirement, he has continued his work as a United Nations Development Programme Goodwill Ambassador, a position to which he was appointed in 2000
- He served as an ambassador for the 2014 FIFA World Cup
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Last update: 03 May 2017
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