Ronaldo ends career
The soccer world lost a little of its magic: Ronaldo confirmed his retirement today at the age of 34. The Brazilian Legend has decided to hang up his boots due to injuries and a loss of fitness The Corinthians striker announced his decision at a press conference in São Paulo. “I'm stopping my career as a professional soccer player. It's been a beautiful, emotional, marvellous career.
These last two years, I've had a long series of injuries, from one side to the other, one leg to the other, one muscle to the other. The pain pushed me to think about the end of my career”, he said. Ronaldo had a brilliant career, helping Brazil win two World Cups and being named Fifa World Player of the Year in 1996, 1997 and 2002. He has played for Brazil in 97 matches, scoring 62 gols. Ronaldo had been expected to quit at the end of the season but the early elimination of his club, Corinthians, from the Copa Libertadores brought forward the date. Ronaldo Luís Nazário de Lima was born in Bento Ribeiro, a poor neiborhood of Rio de Janeiro, on September 18, 1976. His talent took him to Europe’s top clubs, such as Milan and Internazionale (Italy) and Spanish rivals Barcelona and Real Madrid. In Brazil he played for Corinthians and Cruzeiro.
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