|Ronaldo Quick Info|
|Date of Birth||September 18, 1976|
Ronaldo is a Brazilian business owner and former professional footballer who redefined football as a striker and is ranked among the best players in the history of the game alongside the likes of Pelé and Diego Maradona. He has more than 800k followers on Twitter and more than 18 million followers on Instagram.
Ronaldo Luís Nazário de Lima
Ronnie, The Phenomenon, Ronaldinho
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Former Professional Footballer, Business Owner
- Father – Nélio Nazário de Lima, Snr.
- Mother – Sônia dos Santos Barata
- Siblings – Nélio Jr. (Brother), Ione Lima (Sister)
9 – Brazilian National Team
9 – Barcelona
9 – Corinthians
99 – AC Milan
9, 10 – Inter Milan
9, 11 – Real Madrid
6 ft or 183 cm
115 kg or 253.5 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Ronaldo has dated –
- Nádia Franca (1994)
- Viviane Brunieri (1996)
- Susana Werner (1997-1999)
- Milene Domingues (1998-2003) – Ronaldo married Milene Domingues in 1999. They became parents to son Ronald (b. April 6, 2000) before calling it quits in 2003. Their marriage went on for 4 years. This was his first marriage.
- Juliana Ferraz
- Michele Umezu – The world-renowned striker had a fling with Brazilian waitress Michele Umezu that led to the birth of his son Alexander (b. April 2005). He had first met Michele in 2002 in Tokyo, Japan.
- Fernanda Freitas (2003)
- Livia Lemos
- Mireia Canalda
- Daniella Cicarelli (2004-2005) – His marriage to MTV VJ Daniella Cicarelli lasted from February 2005 until May 2005 – only 3 months. She had also become pregnant when they were together but sadly, she suffered a miscarriage. This was his 2nd marriage.
- Raica Oliveira (2005-2006)
- Maria Beatriz Antony (2007-2012) – His marriage to Maria Beatriz Antony produced 2 daughters: Maria Sophia (b. December 24, 2008) and Maria Alice (b. April 6, 2010). This was his 3rd marriage.
- Paula Morais (2013-2014)
- Celina Locks (2015-Present) – After dating for over 7 years, in January 2023, Ronaldo announced that he has gotten engaged to his model girlfriend Celina Locks. She is 14 years younger than him. Celina is an entrepreneur too as she runs her own haircare brand called Celina Locks Beauty.
Race / Ethnicity
Multiracial (Black, Latino, and White)
He is of Brazilian, African, and Portuguese descent.
The gap between his front teeth
- As of 2021, he is the 2nd highest goal scorer in FIFA World Cup tournaments with a tally of 15 goals. He is only preceded by German striker Miroslav Klose who has netted 16 goals.
- Ronaldo underwent a vasectomy in 2010 which he announced on December 6, 2010 after having 4 children.
- He has inspired the future generation of footballers like Lionel Messi, Karim Benzema, Sergio Agüero, etc.
- In December 2022, former Brazilian footballer Kaká revealed that he saw more respect for Ronaldo outside Brazil than in Brazil. In Brazil, people considered him just a fat man walking down the street.
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