Ronaldo Luís Nazário de Lima (born 18 September 1976) commonly known as Ronaldo, is a retired Brazilian footballer. Popularly dubbed "the phenomenon", he is considered by experts and fans to be one of the greatest football players of all time. He is one of only three men to...Wikipedia
Born: 22nd September, 1976, Rio de Janeiro, RJ
Height: 6' 0" (183 cm)
Claim to Fame: Two Times World Championes
By Joe Wright
Jan 24, 2015 15:37:00
Kaka has claimed former Brazil star Ronaldo is the best player he has ever seen due to the speed with which he could play.
Kaka played alongside Ronaldo for the Selecao and briefly during the latter's stint at AC Milan, which was blighted by injury problems.
Although the 32-year-old has featured in the same Real Madrid side as Cristiano Ronaldo and faced Barcelona's Lionel Messi, he maintains his compatriot could execute a move with greater speed and finesse than any other player.
"For me, the best players... Read More
Posted by kitty1119 5 weeks ago
Former Brazil striker Ronaldo has pledged to get back in shape with a view to playing for US club Fort Lauderdale Strikers.
Ronaldo recently became a minority owner with the Strikers, who play in America's second-tier North American Soccer League (NASL).
"I will train a lot, and if the coach needs me, maybe [return to playing]," he told a news conference.
The 38-year-old last played with Brazilian club Corinthians in 2011.
"It's easy to get in shape - you have to train," three-time World Player of the Year Ronaldo added.
"To play a soccer... Read More
Posted by kitty1119 6 weeks ago
By Aaron Flanagan
The iconic World Cup talisman has already bagged $24,000 in the Bahamas but if he continues his good run he could win the tournament's mega money
What do the world's top footballers do when they finally hang up their boots? Management, coaching and punditry tend to be the more common options.
But former Brazil striker Ronaldo, an icon of the modern game, has taken a slightly different route. He's trying to path his way as a poker player.
And he's having some significant initial success, despite losing to Rafael Nadal and being... Read More
Posted by kitty1119 7 weeks ago
4 hours ago
Former Real Madrid, AC Milan striker Ronaldo Nazario has revealed his all-time XI - but there's no space for Cristiano Ronaldo in it.
The Brazil legend joins an illustrious set of names in world football who have picked their own best XI's in recent weeks.
Ronaldo, 38, revealed his all-time XI to Spanish newspaper Mundo Deportivo and selected just two of his compatriots in his all-time dream team.
[ZLATAN IBRAHIMOVIC'S BEST XI]
[XAVI'S BEST XI]
[DAVID LUIZ'S BEST XI]
[DAVID SILVA'S... Read More
Posted by kitty1119 2 months ago
Ronaldo, the Brazilian soccer legend, has signed on to become a minority owner of the NASL’s Fort Lauderdale Strikers, SI.com has learned.
“He’ll be extremely involved in everything,” says Strikers managing partner Ricardo Geromel, one of three Brazilian principal owners who purchased the team in September. An NASL league source who has seen Ronaldo’s signed agreement confirmed his role with the team.
One of the greatest players of all time, Ronaldo, 38, won two World Cups (in 1994 and 2002), scored 15 World Cup goals and is one of three... Read More
Posted by kitty1119 2 months ago
I`ve never timed myself over 100m, but I have done a test over shorter distances, 20m or 30m, with and without the ball. What`s strange is that I`m faster with the ball than without it. Some people are born for distance running and others for sprint
My life has always been a series of challenges and I`m psychologically-prepared but this is the biggest challenge of my life.