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Name: Ronaldo Luis Nazario de Lima                                                                     
Born: 18 September 1976 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil                                                         
Ronaldo Luis Nazario de Lima (born September 18, 1976 in Rio de Janeiro), is a Brazilian professional 
footballer who plays as a striker for the Italian Serie A club AC Milan. He has                       
been nicknamed "The Phenomenon" (Portuguese: O Fenomeno, Spanish: El Fenomeno).                       
Pele named him one of the 125 greatest living footballers in March 2004. In 2007                       
France Football named him in their best starting 11 of all time.                                       
Ronaldo has enjoyed success at the international level, winning the 1994 and                           
2002 FIFA World Cups with Brazil. Ronaldo has won three FIFA World Player of the                       
Year awards (1996, 1997, 2002). He and former Real Madrid teammate Zinedine                           
Zidane are the only two men to have won the award three times.