Brazilian Ronaldo Gets Hungary

by Nigel Assam

There was a time when the original Ronaldo, once the top soccer player in the world, was fit and could outrun any defender. In the 2002 World Cup, he led Brazil to their fifth championship, the only nation to achieve this. Four years later, he was heckled for being overweight and has since put on the pounds. This photo of him at the World Cup draw in Rio is pure coincidence:

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