Ronaldo

Date of birth18 September 1976
Place of birthBento Ribeiro
NationalityBrazilian
Weight82 kg
Height1.83 m
PositionForward

Ronaldo Luís Nazário de Lima, commonly known as Ronaldo and popularly dubbed "the phenomenon" won the FIFA World Player of the Year award three times and the Ballon d'Or twice, in 1997 and again in 2002.

In 2007 Ronaldo was named in the greatest ever starting eleven by France Football magazine and in 2004 was named in the FIFA 100 list of the greatest living players compiled by Pelé.

Ronaldo was inducted Into the Brazilian Football Museum Hall of Fame in 2006. Ronaldo played for Brazil in 98 matches, scoring 62 goals, and is the second highest goalscorer for his national team.

At the 1998 World Cup he received the Golden Ball for player of the tournament although he suffered a convulsive fit not long before defeat to France in the final. He won a second World Cup in 2002 scoring twice in the final, and receiving the Golden Boot as top goalscorer. During the 2006 FIFA World Cup, Ronaldo scored his 15th World Cup goal which was a World Cup record.

Ronaldo retired from football on 14 February 2011.

Honours

With Cruzeiro, Campeonato Mineiro (1994), Copa do Brasil (1993)

With PSV Eindhoven, KNVB Cup (1996), Johan Cruijff-schaal (1996)

With Barcelona, Copa del Rey (1997), UEFA Cup Winners' Cup (1997), Supercopa de España (1996)

With Inter Milan, UEFA Cup (1998)

With Real Madrid, La Liga (2002–03), Intercontinental Cup (2002), Supercopa de España (2003)

With Corinthians, Campeonato Paulista (2009), Copa do Brasil (2009)

With Brazil, FIFA World Cup (1994, 2002), FIFA World Cup Runners-up (1998), Copa América ( 1997, 1999), FIFA Confederations Cup (1997).

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Cruzeiro 01 Jul 1994
PSV Eindhoven 01 Jul 1994 01 Jul 1996
Barcelona 01 Jul 1996 01 Jul 1997
Internazionale 01 Jul 1997 01 Jul 2002
Real Madrid 01 Jul 2002 30 Jan 2007
AC Milan 30 Jan 2007 30 Jun 2008
Corinthians (Brazil) 09 Dec 2008 14 Feb 2011

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1998-99 Internazionale UEFA Champions League 1
1998-99 World XI FIGC Centenary 1
2001-02 Internazionale Serie A 9
1
7
2001-02 Internazionale UEFA Cup 1
4
2002-03 Real Madrid Primera Liga 30
1
23
1
2002-03 Real Madrid UEFA Champions League 10
1
6
2003-04 Real Madrid Primera Liga 30
2
24
6
2003-04 Real Madrid UEFA Champions League 9
5
1
2004-05 Real Madrid Primera Liga 32
2
21
1
2005-06 Real Madrid UEFA Champions League 2


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

Club matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
17 Mar 1999 Inter Milano v Manchester United D 1-1
Agg: 1-3
UEFA Champions League Quarter-final 2nd leg
20 Sep 2001 Inter Milano v FC Brasov D 0-0 UEFA Cup 1st round 1st leg
27 Sep 2001 FC Brasov v Inter Milano D 0-0
Agg: 0-0
UEFA Cup 1st round 2nd leg
04 Nov 2001 Inter Milano v Lecce D 0-0 Serie A 10
25 Nov 2001 Inter Milano v Fiorentina D 0-0 Serie A 12
06 Dec 2001 Inter Milano v Ipswich Town W 4-1
Agg: 4-2
UEFA Cup 3rd round 2nd leg
09 Dec 2001 Brescia v Inter Milano D 0-0 Serie A 14
15 Dec 2001 Inter Milano v Chievo Verona D 0-0 Serie A
19 Dec 2001 Inter Milano v Verona D 0-0 Serie A 6
23 Dec 2001 Piacenza v Inter Milano D 0-0 Serie A 16
04 Apr 2002 Inter Milano v Feyenoord L 0-1 UEFA Cup Semi-final 1st leg
11 Apr 2002 Feyenoord v Inter Milano L 2-0
Agg: 3-0
UEFA Cup Semi-final 2nd leg
14 Apr 2002 Inter Milano v Brescia D 0-0 Serie A 31
21 Apr 2002 Chievo Verona v Inter Milano D 0-0 Serie A 32
28 Apr 2002 Inter Milano v Piacenza D 0-0 Serie A 33
05 May 2002 Lazio v Inter Milano D 0-0 Serie A 34


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1993-94 Brazil International Friendly 1
2
1
1994-95 Brazil Copa America
1
1994-95 Brazil Copa Mercosur 1
1994-95 Brazil International Friendly 2
1994-95 Brazil Panamerican Games 4
1
1994-95 Brazil Umbro Cup 3
1
1995-96 Brazil International Friendly 3
2
1996-97 Brazil Copa America 6
5
1996-97 Brazil International Friendly 8
9
1996-97 Brazil Olympics 6
1
7
1996-97 Brazil OT 1
1
1996-97 Brazil Representative
1
1996-97 Brazil Tournoi de France 3
1
1997-98 Brazil FIFA Confederations Cup 5
4
1
1997-98 Brazil FIFA World Cup 7
4
1997-98 Brazil International Friendly 3
1
1997-98 Brazil Nike World Tour 1
1
1998-99 Brazil Copa America 6
5
1
1998-99 Brazil International Friendly 1
1
1999-00 Brazil International Friendly 3
1
2001-02 Brazil FIFA World Cup 7
8
2001-02 Brazil International Friendly 4
1
2002-03 Brazil International Friendly 5
2
2003-04 Brazil FIFA Centenary International 1
2003-04 Brazil FIFA World Cup 7
6
1
2003-04 Brazil International Friendly 2
2004-05 Brazil FIFA World Cup 6
3
2004-05 Brazil International Friendly 2
2005-06 Brazil FIFA World Cup 7
4
2
2005-06 Brazil International Friendly 3
2
2010-11 Brazil International Friendly
1


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
24 Mar 1994 Brazil v Argentina W 2-0 International Friendly
04 May 1994 Brazil v Iceland W 3-0 International Friendly
08 Jun 1994 Brazil v Honduras W 8-2 International Friendly
23 Dec 1994 Brazil v Yugoslavia W 2-0 International Friendly
02 Mar 1995 Brazil v Uruguay W 2-0 Copa Mercosur
10 Mar 1995 Brazil v Costa Rica W 2-1 Panamerican Games Group B
13 Mar 1995 Brazil v Bermuda W 2-0 Panamerican Games Group B
15 Mar 1995 Brazil v Chile D 1-1 Panamerican Games Group B
18 Mar 1995 Brazil v Honduras L 0-0 (7-8) Panamerican Games Quarter-final
18 May 1995 Israel v Brazil W 1-2 International Friendly
04 Jun 1995 Brazil v Sweden W 1-0 UMBRO CUP
06 Jun 1995 Japan v Brazil W 0-3 UMBRO CUP
11 Jun 1995 England v Brazil W 1-3 UMBRO CUP
07 Jul 1995 Brazil v Ecuador W 1-0 Copa America Group B
09 Aug 1995 Japan v Brazil W 1-5 International Friendly
11 Oct 1995 Brazil v Uruguay W 2-0 International Friendly
27 Jun 1996 Brazil v Poland W 3-1 International Friendly
10 Jul 1996 Brazil v Denmark W 5-1 OT
14 Jul 1996 Brazil v Rest of the World W 2-1 Representative
21 Jul 1996 Japan v Brazil L 1-0 Olympics Finals Group D
23 Jul 1996 Brazil v Hungary W 3-1 Olympics Finals Group D
25 Jul 1996 Brazil v Nigeria W 1-0 Olympics Finals Group D
28 Jul 1996 Brazil v Ghana W 4-2 Olympics Quarter-final
28 Jul 1996 Brazil v Ghana W 4-2 Olympics Quarter-final
31 Jul 1996 Nigeria v Brazil L 4-3 Olympics Semi-final
02 Aug 1996 Brazil v Portugal W 5-2 Olympics Finals 3rd place
28 Aug 1996 Russia v Brazil D 2-2 International Friendly
31 Aug 1996 Netherlands v Brazil D 2-2 International Friendly
16 Oct 1996 Brazil v Lithuania W 3-1 International Friendly
18 Dec 1996 Brazil v Bosnia and Herzegovina W 1-0 International Friendly
26 Feb 1997 Brazil v Poland W 4-2 International Friendly
02 Apr 1997 Brazil v Chile W 4-0 International Friendly
30 Apr 1997 Brazil v Mexico W 4-0 International Friendly
30 May 1997 Norway v Brazil L 4-2 International Friendly
03 Jun 1997 France v Brazil D 1-1 TOURNOI DE FRANCE
08 Jun 1997 Brazil v Italy D 3-3 TOURNOI DE FRANCE
10 Jun 1997 Brazil v England W 1-0 TOURNOI DE FRANCE
13 Jun 1997 Brazil v Costa Rica W 5-0 Copa America Group C
16 Jun 1997 Brazil v Mexico W 3-2 Copa America Group C
19 Jun 1997 Brazil v Colombia W 2-0 Copa America Group C
22 Jun 1997 Brazil v Paraguay W 2-0 Copa America Quarter-final
26 Jun 1997 Brazil v Peru W 7-0 Copa America Semi-final
29 Jun 1997 Bolivia v Brazil W 1-3 Copa America Final
10 Aug 1997 Korea Republic v Brazil W 1-2 Nike World Tour
13 Aug 1997 Japan v Brazil W 0-3 International Friendly
12 Dec 1997 Saudi Arabia v Brazil W 0-3 FIFA Confederations Cup Group A
14 Dec 1997 Australia v Brazil D 0-0 FIFA Confederations Cup Group A
16 Dec 1997 Brazil v Mexico W 3-2 FIFA Confederations Cup Group A
19 Dec 1997 Brazil v Czech Republic W 2-0 FIFA Confederations Cup Semi-final
21 Dec 1997 Brazil v Australia W 6-0 FIFA Confederations Cup Final
25 Mar 1998 Germany v Brazil W 1-2 International Friendly
29 Apr 1998 Brazil v Argentina L 0-1 International Friendly
10 Jun 1998 Brazil v Scotland W 2-1 FIFA World Cup Finals Group A
16 Jun 1998 Brazil v Morocco W 3-0 FIFA World Cup Finals Group A
23 Jun 1998 Brazil v Norway L 1-2 FIFA World Cup Finals Group A
27 Jun 1998 Brazil v Chile W 4-1 FIFA World Cup Finals 2nd round
03 Jul 1998 Brazil v Denmark W 3-2 FIFA World Cup Finals quarter-final
07 Jul 1998 Brazil v Netherlands W 1-1 (4-2) FIFA World Cup Finals semi-final
12 Jul 1998 Brazil v France L 0-3 FIFA World Cup Final
26 Jun 1999 Brazil v Latvia W 3-0 International Friendly
30 Jun 1999 Brazil v Venezuela W 7-0 Copa America Group B
03 Jul 1999 Brazil v Mexico W 2-1 Copa America Group B
06 Jul 1999 Brazil v Chile W 1-0 Copa America Group B
11 Jul 1999 Brazil v Argentina W 2-1 Copa America Quarter-final
14 Jul 1999 Mexico v Brazil W 0-2 Copa America Semi-final
18 Jul 1999 Brazil v Uruguay W 3-0 Copa America Final
04 Sep 1999 Argentina v Brazil L 2-0 International Friendly
07 Sep 1999 Brazil v Argentina W 4-2 International Friendly
09 Oct 1999 Netherlands v Brazil D 2-2 International Friendly
27 Mar 2002 Brazil v Yugoslavia W 1-0 International Friendly
17 Apr 2002 Portugal v Brazil D 1-1 International Friendly
18 May 2002 Catalonia v Brazil W 1-3 Unofficial
25 May 2002 Malaysia v Brazil W 0-4 International Friendly
03 Jun 2002 Brazil v Turkey W 2-1 FIFA World Cup Finals Group C
08 Jun 2002 Brazil v China PR W 4-0 FIFA World Cup Finals Group C
13 Jun 2002 Costa Rica v Brazil W 2-5 FIFA World Cup Finals Group C
17 Jun 2002 Brazil v Belgium W 2-0 FIFA World Cup Finals 2nd round
21 Jun 2002 England v Brazil W 1-2 FIFA World Cup Finals quarter-final
26 Jun 2002 Brazil v Turkey W 1-0 FIFA World Cup Finals semi-final
30 Jun 2002 Brazil v Germany W 2-0 FIFA World Cup Final
21 Aug 2002 Brazil v Paraguay L 0-1 International Friendly
20 Nov 2002 Korea Republic v Brazil W 2-3 International Friendly
12 Feb 2003 China PR v Brazil D 0-0 International Friendly
29 Mar 2003 Portugal v Brazil L 2-1 International Friendly
30 Apr 2003 Mexico v Brazil D 0-0 International Friendly
07 Sep 2003 Colombia v Brazil W 1-2 FIFA World Cup South America
10 Sep 2003 Brazil v Ecuador W 1-0 FIFA World Cup South America
11 Oct 2003 Jamaica v Brazil W 0-1 International Friendly
16 Nov 2003 Peru v Brazil D 1-1 FIFA World Cup South America
18 Nov 2003 Brazil v Uruguay D 3-3 FIFA World Cup South America
18 Feb 2004 Republic of Ireland v Brazil D 0-0 International Friendly
31 Mar 2004 Paraguay v Brazil D 0-0 FIFA World Cup South America
20 May 2004 France v Brazil D 0-0 FIFA Centenary International
02 Jun 2004 Brazil v Argentina W 3-1 FIFA World Cup South America
06 Jun 2004 Chile v Brazil D 1-1 FIFA World Cup South America
18 Aug 2004 Haiti v Brazil W 0-6 International Friendly
05 Sep 2004 Brazil v Bolivia W 3-1 FIFA World Cup South America
07 Sep 2004 Germany v Brazil D 1-1 International Friendly
09 Oct 2004 Venezuela v Brazil W 2-5 FIFA World Cup South America
13 Oct 2004 Brazil v Colombia D 0-0 FIFA World Cup South America
17 Nov 2004 Ecuador v Brazil L 1-0 FIFA World Cup South America
27 Mar 2005 Brazil v Peru W 1-0 FIFA World Cup South America
30 Mar 2005 Uruguay v Brazil D 1-1 FIFA World Cup South America
17 Aug 2005 Croatia v Brazil D 1-1 International Friendly
04 Sep 2005 Brazil v Chile W 5-0 FIFA World Cup South America
12 Oct 2005 Brazil v Venezuela W 3-0 FIFA World Cup South America
01 Mar 2006 Russia v Brazil W 0-1 International Friendly
04 Jun 2006 Brazil v New Zealand W 4-0 International Friendly
13 Jun 2006 Brazil v Croatia W 1-0 FIFA World Cup Finals group F
18 Jun 2006 Brazil v Australia W 2-0 FIFA World Cup Finals group F
22 Jun 2006 Japan v Brazil W 1-4 FIFA World Cup Finals group F
27 Jun 2006 Brazil v Ghana W 3-0 FIFA World Cup Finals - Round of 16
01 Jul 2006 Brazil v France L 0-1 FIFA World Cup Quarter-final
07 Jun 2011 Brazil v Romania W 1-0 International Friendly


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.