Ronaldo: Info, Teams, Titles Won and Stats
Soccer profile of Ronaldo including teams where he played, tournaments and cups won, National Team, games and goals scored by this outstanding player.
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|Full name:||Ronaldo Luís Nazário de Lima|
|Born Date:||September 22, 1976|
|Place of birth:||Rio de Janeiro , Río de Janeiro , Brazil|
|Nickname:||Il Fenomeno, R9|
1994 to 2011
Brazil (Senior National Team)
In what teams did Ronaldo play?:
1993 to 1994
1994 to 1996
1996 to 1997
FC Barcelona (Spain)
1997 to 2002
2002 to 2007
Real Madrid CF (Spain)
2007 to 2008
2009 to 2011
* 2 - includes 21 games and 11 goals in the Campeonato Paulista (regional tournament).
National Tournaments and Cups: 7
Ronaldo played 14 matches and scored 12 goals for Cruzeiro. (1993 - 1994)
Ronaldo played 46 matches and scored 42 goals for PSV. (1994 - 1996)
Ronaldo played 37 matches and scored 34 goals for Barcelona. (1996 - 1997)
Ronaldo played 68 matches and scored 49 goals for Internazionale. (1997 - 2002)
Ronaldo played 120 matches and scored 82 goals for Real Madrid. (2002 - 2006)
Ronaldo played 91 matches and scored 58 goals for Brazil National Team.
In 1996-1997, Ronaldo played arguably his best season, scoring numerous spectacular goals for FC Barcelona. One of them, a solo goal against Compostela, is considered one of the most amazing goals in football.
After 2 operations and 20 months of rehabilitation, Ronaldo managed a comeback during the 2002 FIFA World Cup. He claimed the Golden Boot by scoring 8 goals during the tournament, including 2 goals in the final match, to lead Brazil to win an unprecedented fifth World Championship.
On June 2, 2004, Ronaldo scored an unusual hat-trick for Brazil against archrivals Argentina in a CONMEBOL qualifier for the 2006 World Cup. He scored all of Brazil's goals in a 3-1 win via penalty kicks.
Other interesting information:
In 1999, he was joined by one of Italy's greatest World Cup goal-scorers and former Juventus striker, Christian Vieri, whom broke "Il Phenomenon's" world record transfer. They were considered by many to be one of the best duos in world football.
Chosen the World's best player in 1996, 1997 and 2003.
He is tied with Pelé for a Brazilian record 12 total World Cup goals.