"Ronaldo Luís Nazário de Lima" commonly known as "Ronaldo", is a retired Brazilian Association football/footballer. Popularly dubbed "the phenomenon", he is considered by experts and fans to be one of the greatest football players of all time. He is one of only four men to have won the FIFA World Player of the Year award three times or more, along with Zinedine Zidane, Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo. He also won the Ballon d'Or (1956–2009)/Ballon d'Or twice, in Ballon d'Or 1997/1997 and again in Ballon d'Or 2002/2002.
Considered by many one of the best strikers of all time, in 2007 he 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. He was inducted Into the Brazil national football team#Brazilian Football Museum – Hall of Fame/Brazilian Football Museum Hall of Fame in 2006. In February 2011, Ronaldo announced his retirement from football.More Ronaldo on Wikipedia.