Ronaldo Luis Net Worth Income Profile and Salary. Brazilian soccer player. Endowed with exceptional qualities, with the ball in his boots is unpredictable, unsuspected, magical, devastating and accurate. Despite his young age, his 1.83 m height and his 75 kg weight have made him a great star; Is the “crack” of world football and the successor to the great stars of the eighties.
Of humble family, Ronaldo’s mother, divorced, worked fourteen hours a day in pizzerias or supermarkets to carry out her three children. They lived in the suburb of Benito Ribeiro, forgotten and distant as many suburbs of the north of Rio de Janeiro, whose inhabitants do not know the paradisiacal south of the city, with its beaches, its luxurious cars and its rich people. Ronaldo did not know that part of his own city either, but he did not know that he would soon have the opportunity to even live in it.
At 14, Ronaldo was about to play for Flamengo, but he did not have enough money to afford the four bus tickets needed to get from his home to the club. He started playing in the Sao Cristovao, which two years later transferred to Cruzeiro de Minas Gerais, and at 16 years his life took a turn. In that club he was quickly revalued and all the teams were bidding for him. It was led by PSV Holland, where he played the seasons from 94 to 96. This last year was chosen by the FIFA best player in the world.
Net Worth of Ronaldo Luis
Ronaldo Luis Net Worth is estimated to round about 150 million USD.
Full Name Ronaldo Luis Profession Footballer Net Worth 150 million USD Salary Cant Explore, Will Update Soon National Brazilian
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In 1996, Ronaldo signed a contract with the F.C. Barcelona for 8 years, and the Catalan club paid the PSV 20 million dollars. The player received a total of 2,000 million pesetas, 250 million gross per season, with a termination clause of 4,000 million. The transfer of Ronaldo was the most expensive in Spanish football: the final operation amounted to 4.5 billion pesetas. In this club gained worldwide fame with its performances, reason why the Barcelona extended to him ten years the duration of the contract and established in 77 million dollars the price of its clause of freedom. On January 20, 1997, he was again recognized as the best footballer in the world, in accordance with the FIFA-sponsored nomination, and in the same year he collected the “Ballon d’Or” awarded by France Football magazine.
In the summer months of 1997, even before the end of the football season, Ronaldo left Barcelona with the intention of signing for an Italian team that turned out to be Inter Milan. The Italian club paid, in addition to the 4,000 million of the termination clause, a supplementary amount of compensation to Barcelona for his pass. He has been international for his country, Brazil, on more than a dozen occasions, and with his selection was World Champion in 1994 and 2002.
But in the following years the injuries would accompany him. Barely played at Inter Milan and all remember that kind of unexplained seizure that suffered hours before the final against France in the 1998 World Cup.
Since November 1999 Ronaldo has remained practically absent from the playing fields. He had a fateful and brief appearance on April 12, 2000, in the final of the Italian Cup between Lazio and Inter Milan. In a frantic race with which he tried to overcome his rival, the Portuguese Couto, he collapsed. No one touched him or made a bad entry, but Ronaldo was seriously injured; The tendons in his right knee ruptured.
Since then, the king of football during his golden age, praised even by the mythical Pelé, with an income of 16 million dollars a year (about 3,000 million pesetas), had to leave the football fields and started an activity In other environments: the world of arts and culture, where everyone is invited and welcomed with affection, but where Ronaldo seems to be uncomfortable and out of place.
Dedicated more than six hours to do physiotherapy with his knee, numerous exercises at home and swimming, his dream was to return to the field of play. His highly anticipated comeback came on August 19, 2001 and he completed a brilliant performance in a friendly match in which his team, Inter Milan, easily thrashed the Nigerian champion. Ronaldo played 35 minutes, scored a goal and left the field with a close ovation.
Before the end of the year he again suffered muscle problems and needed several months of adaptation to play again. The doubts about his physical form and the possibilities of his game were definitively cleared in World-wide of Korea and Japan 2002 where Ronaldo claimed its condition of star and returned of own merits to the top of the soccer olimpo. He was the top scorer of the tournament, his only goal that qualified Brazil against Turkey for the final and also left their boots the two goals with which the Canarinha team eliminated the powerful Germany in the final match to achieve their fifth World Cup.
The excellent performance of Ronaldo in the World Cup put the striker in the sights of the best clubs in the world and, on the last day of August 2002, after weeks of arduous negotiations between Inter Milan and Real Madrid, merengue team Signed the Brazilian player for 45 million euros. In the last days of the year, the Brazilian star collected the two most prestigious awards in the world of football; The “Golden Ball” of the French magazine France Football, and the FIFA award for the best player on the planet. Several months later, he also collected two Laureus awards as a member of the Brazilian team and as best athlete of 2002.