Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Ronaldo Retires

One of football's greats officially retired from the game today.  Brazilian superstar, "Il Fenomeno" Ronaldo announced his retirement in a very emotional press con .

Wiith all the injuries plaguing his career and his struggle with hypothyroidism, I thought he had already retired for a few years now...  It's a sad day in football world when one of it's great players hang up his boots.  For such an amazing player (a legend, I would say), it's sad the way he left the game...

3-time FIFA world player of the year

Watch the very emotional video of the press con

Check out the links for a more in depth story:

How retired Ronaldo fell out of love with the game he once dominated
Ronaldo: Goodbye To A Legend
Ronaldo May Be Leaving, but His Joy Lingers
Brazil soccer legend Ronaldo retires
Ronaldo in tears as he leaves football
Ronaldo Calls Time

1 comment:

  1. this post is a little old, but I remember how great player Ronaldo was, he was simply amazing even after his severe injuries