Ronaldo has sparked excitement in the footballing world after releasing the trailer for his soon-to-be-released documentary.
The Brazilian legend is the focus of a new DAZN feature film titled ‘The Phenomenon: The Rise, Fall & Redemption of Ronaldo’, which features archive footage and interviews with his family, former teammates and fans. man himself.
The 46-year-old is considered one of the greatest strikers in football history having shone for Barcelona, Inter Milan, Real Madrid and AC Milan.
While also scoring 62 goals in 98 appearances for Brazil, Ronaldo’s career was almost pre-written for the Hollywood treatment and it looks like his story will get the attention it deserves.
The smile, the haircut, the hero – Ronaldo had it all with a former teammate heard in the trailer that “it was like playing with Michael Jordan”.
Ever since he was born and raised in Rio de Janeiro, made his first breakthrough at Cruzeiro and moved to Europe with PSV Eindhoven, the striker has always been destined for stardom.
That was backed up during a phenomenal career with Barcelona, Inter Milan and Real Madrid, but things didn’t entirely go his way.
After shining at the 1998 World Cup in France, Ronaldo appeared in the final against the host nation despite having a fit, meaning he appeared like a shell of himself as Zinedine Zidane inspired France to a 3-0 lead.
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Ronaldo also suffered a number of injury issues which hampered his career but, to the striker’s credit, he was able to reinvent himself and ensure he could continue to compete at the highest level until his retirement. in 2011.
Although the documentary’s release date is yet to be confirmed, fans will no doubt be delighted to hear the full story of one of football’s biggest stars.