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Ronaldo retires

posted by Jason Kottke   Feb 14, 2011

Ronaldo Luís Nazário de Lima, more commonly known as Ronaldo, retired from soccer today as one of the most decorated players ever: he won two Ballon d’Ors, three FIFA player of the year awards, was on two World Cup-winning Brazilian teams, and scored the most goals in World Cup history. The video is a bit fuzzy, but here are ten of Ronaldo’s greatest goals:

That backheel in #8 is just otherworldly, as is the spin move in #5. See also Ronaldo’s skills.

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