Celebrity Profile

Ronaldo Nazario de Lima

  • Faith: Christian - Catholic
  • Career: Athlete
  • birthday: September 22, 1976
  • accomplishments: World Cup
  • fun faith fact! Tibetan monks got up at 3 a.m. to watch Ronaldo perform in the World Cups.

Ronaldo was born in Brazil, and dropped out of school at a very young age to pursue a career in soccer. He went pro while still in his teens, initially signed to the Brazil national team, but has played for several European teams.

Although injuries sidelined him after his appearance in the 1998 World Cup, he returned to his winning team, Brazil, for the 2002 World Cup. In Brazil, Ronaldo was called The Phenomenon. He was named FIFA Player of the Year three times.

Ronaldo was previously married to another Brazilian soccer player, and has 4 children. His estimated net worth is $150 million.

sources:

World Cup, Soccer
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