Factfile - Ronaldo

AFP, Monday 14 Feb 2011

Factfile on Ronaldo, who announced his retirement from football on Monday:

Ronaldo Fact

Full name: Ronaldo Luiz Nazario de Lima
Date of birth: September 22, 1976
Place of birth: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Position: striker

Club career:
Cruzeiro (BRA/1993-94), PSV Eindhoven (NED/1994-96), Barcelona (ESP/1996-97), Inter Milan (ITA/1997-2002), Real Madrid (ESP/2002-2007), AC Milan (2007-2008), Corinthians (2008-2011)

International appearances: 97
International goals: 62
First cap: Brazil 2-0 Argentina, March 23, 1994
First international goal: Brazil 3-0 Ireland, May 3, 1994
Last cap: France 1-0 Brazil, July 1, 2006
Last international goal: Brazil 3-0 Ghana, June 27, 2006

International honours
World Cup: 1994, 2002; 19 matches, 15 goals
Copa America: 1997, 1999; 13 matches, 10 goals
Confederations Cup: 1997

Club honours
UEFA Cup Winners' Cup: 1997
UEFA Cup: 1998
Intercontinental Cup: 2002
European Super Cup: 1997, 2002
Brazilian Cup: 1993, 2009
Dutch Cup: 1996
Spanish championship: 2003
Spanish Cup: 1997
Spanish Super Cup: 2003
Sao Paulo state championship: 2009

Personal honours
Golden Ball (best player): 1998 World Cup
Golden Boot (top scorer): 2002 World Cup
Ballon d'Or (European Footballer of the Year): 1997, 2002
FIFA World Player of the Year: 1996, 1997, 2002
Top overall World Cup finals goalscorer (15 goals)
Spanish championship top scorer: 1997, 2004

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